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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Reviewers

Stephen Mayes

Executive Director
Tim Hetherington Trust, Long Island City, NY, USA
Stephen Mayes is Executive Director of the Tim Hetherington Trust. He has worked at the top levels of photography for 25 years, in the areas of journalism, art, commercial and fashion. His career started as Managing Editor of Network Photographers and most recently he spent five years as CEO of VII photo Agency, both agencies representing the world’s leading photojournalists; he served as Chair of World Press Photo competition and subsequently as competition Secretary from 2004 to 2012. He was SVP at Getty Images developing and implementing content strategies for the world’s largest commercial content supplier and later SVP at representing high-end artists in the consumer market. Stephen worked with Art and Commerce as Director of Image Archive representing top fashion and art photographers for commercial licensing. Stephen regularly writes and broadcasts on the ethics and realities of photographic practice in the new digital environment.


Session Two
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