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PHOTO INDEPENDENT is an annual photography art fair held in Hollywood, California, which made its debut at Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, across from Paramount Studios, in 2014. As the first and only high-visibility platform for independent photographers, PHOTO INDEPENDENT presents a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between photographers, collectors and art professionals. PHOTO INDEPENDENT provides you with the unique opportunity to invest in the most exciting established, emerging and undiscovered photographic talent today. We are pleased to announce the second edition, returning to Raleigh Studios, taking place May 1-3, 2015.

Applications are now being accepted for Photo Independent 2015. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

The world of photography will set its focus on Los Angeles May 1-3, 2015 for a weekend celebrating international photography and the most talented image-makers across various genres of the medium. Numerous high profile art fairs including Paris Photo Los Angeles, Photo Contemporary, Photo Independent and Photobook Independent will launch their annual editions in Hollywood with additional special photography exhibitions throughout Los Angeles. The weekend promises to offer the enthusiastic art patron a plethora of opportunities to experience photography at its highest caliber.

The opportunity to exhibit at Photo Independent was a fantastic experience, for both my professional and personal photography career. Having my own booth was a great way to curate my own body of work, and also have the space to show it all together. The intimacy of the fair allowed me to interact with photography curators, professionals, artists and viewers in a personal setting that created lasting contacts and connections. I would definitely exhibit at Photo Independent again and strongly recommend it to other photographers looking to get their work shown!

Jessie Chaney
Jessie ChaneyExhibitor

I love Photo Independent! I believe artists should develop their own lists of contacts and collectors to empower themselves so they can become less reliant on dealers and galleries for their livelihoods.

Elisabeth Sunday
Elisabeth SundayExhibitor

I was delighted to participate in the first Photo Independent Art Fair. I think it is a terrific idea and a great opportunity for photographers to have the exposure and visibility necessary to present their work to new audiences. I highly recommend it and hope you do it again!

Nancy Macko
Nancy MackoExhibitor

I was extremely impressed with the overall organization of the show and how helpful all the staff and volunteers were. You made it a pleasure.

Christopher Kennedy
Christopher KennedyExhibitor

Photo Independent was the opportunity for me to enter the professional world of photography collectors, gallerists, curators and other serious photographers who value the art of photography and are willing to pay for it. With the help of Phil Tarley and Fabrik Magazine, I created a brand – Zen of the Land – that will follow me through future events and exhibitions.

Felice Willat
Felice WillatExhibitor

The show presented a wonderful cross section of current photographic art, in both content and execution. All the exhibitors were top notch. The work brilliant.

Bob Francis
Bob FrancisExhibitor

Photo Independent was a very good first experience for us at the US market. The fair provided us with a window for meeting art professionals in a beautifully organized setup. Hoping to meet back again next year!

Fares Jammal
Fares JammalExhibitor