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Opening Photo Exhibition

 

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Hi All

 

It’s going to be a good weekend for photo and water enthusiasts in France.
Tonight Disputed Waters will have the opening of a big photo exhibition about the Nile River in an old abbey near Le Mans, two hours from Paris.
On Sunday British colleague photographer and river enthusiast Paul Stewart opens an exhibition with his panorama images of the Mekong River in Le Pouliguen on the French Atlantic coast.

LE NIL CONVOITÉ (The desired Nile)
Regards sur un fleuve entre développement et conflits
(View of a river stuck between development and conflict)

A photo exhibition of Célia Pernot and Ronald de Hommel

Abbaye de l’Épau, July 13 – September 16, 2012
Open every day: 9h-12h and 14h-18h

You are invited to the opening today 18.00h
More info on: www.sarthe.com
Address: Route de Changé 72530 Yvré l’Evêque
Tel: 02 43 84 22 29

You can see some of the work already on our site of course:
http://www.disputedwaters.com/river-nile/

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‘Site Ramsar 999 – Zone Humide du Cambodge’
Photos by Paul Stewart
Gallerie Hasy,
21 Grande Rue,
44510, Le Pouliguen.
France.
The show will run from July 15 until August 31, 2012.
Kick off is at 18.30 hrs on July 15.
An example:

http://mouthtosource.net/portfolio/gallery/ramsar-site-999-the-flooded-forests-of-northern-cambodia/

Keep visiting us at www.disputedwaters.com we will have more news in the next months.

With best regards,

Ronald de Hommel, Célia Pernot and the Disputed Waters team

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The Daily ‘La Croix’ Used 4 of our images in a ‘water special’ on Saturday and the daily paper on Monday. Including the first page on Saturday.

They used one image of Ronald of the Mekong, two of his pictures of the Nile and one image of Célia of the Dead Sea / Jordan River.

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The Nile in Le Monde Magazine (Sept 17)

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