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Peter Dench Launches new Photobook and London Exhibition: Trans-Siberian World Cup

- 5 years ago

Peter Dench, one of Britain’s most celebrated photojournalists, Olympus Visionary, PhotoBite contributor, and all-round good egg, has announced the launch of his latest photobook and exhibition.

Peter Dench

Peter’s latest project, named Trans-Siberian World Cup, documents his travels across Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which saw him cover many of the nation’s 11 time zones and traversing two continents. Adopting the services of the Trans-Siberian Railway, Peter’s journey covered a staggering 5,772 miles across seven time zones in seven days in what must now hold the title of the ultimate away day.

Peter Dench

The 2018 FIFA World Cup saw 32 nations; 62 football matches and millions of fans flock to one of the world’s most efficacious countries to exercise their passion for football and to support their own national teams. Peter, packed his Olympus kit bag with the task of capturing the essence of the tournament.

The results have now been published in the form of a hardback, coffee table book and will run as a full exhibition from the 31st January – 20 December 2019 at the After Nyne Gallery in London.

Trans-Siberian World Cup will be on display at After Nyne Gallery from 31 January to 20 December and a 180 + page hardback coffee table book will be available (gratis) for the first 250 visitors to the show.

After Nyne Gallery details:

After Nyne Gallery is situated at 10 Portland Road, London, W11 4LA. 
Gallery opening times 10.00 – 18.00 Tuesday – Saturday.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.