Master of Photography Edward Burtynsky at Photo London 2018

June 21, 2018

Master of Photography Edward Burtynsky at Photo London 2018

Computer programmes, apps, digital ways of distribution and social media are today an inherent part…

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Profile: Holger Pooten of London Institute of Photography

June 12, 2018

Profile: Holger Pooten of London Institute of Photography

Having established London Institute of Photography, photographer and educator Holger Pooten has been leading, teaching…

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Sign Up for London Institute of Photography’s New Events During SHOW

June 11, 2018

Sign Up for London Institute of Photography’s New Events During SHOW

Opening on Thursday 28 June at 6.30pm the annual LIoP Show features an exhibition of…

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40 Years of Heat: HOTSHOE Celebrates 200

September 18, 2017

40 Years of Heat: HOTSHOE Celebrates 200

For the past 40 years, HOTSHOE has been publishing work from all over world, and…

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Seeing Something: Richard Mosse’s Incoming

May 27, 2017

Seeing Something: Richard Mosse’s Incoming

Francis Bacon described the omnipresence of pictures in his contemporaneous media landscape as being 'bombarded…

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Richard Avedon: Master Control

January 14, 2017

Richard Avedon: Master Control

“I think all art is about control – the encounter between control and the uncontrollable.”…

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William Eggleston: Giants, Dogs and Goddesses

October 23, 2016

William Eggleston: Giants, Dogs and Goddesses

There are a number of pictures in William Eggleston’s Guide that include dogs happily wandering…

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Win, Lose or Grant

October 11, 2016

Win, Lose or Grant

It was a great pleasure and an interesting exercise to have taken part in the…

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Freya Najade: Drifting in East London

October 9, 2016

Freya Najade: Drifting in East London

German native and Hackney inhabitant, Freya Najade has spent the last eight years exploring the landscape…

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Herb Ritts: Sign ​O’​the Times

September 12, 2016

Herb Ritts: Sign ​O’​the Times

Is Herb Ritts to photography what William-Adolphe Bouguereau is to painting? A staged, dated and petit bourgeois idea of…

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Luo Yang: Girls on Film

June 7, 2016

Luo Yang: Girls on Film

Photographer Luo Yang is one of many emerging artists coming to light in a time…

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In Praise of Wolfgang Tillmans

May 18, 2016

In Praise of Wolfgang Tillmans

“Photography always lies about what’s in front of the camera, but it never lies about…

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Mark Duffy: Rising To The Surface

March 26, 2016

Mark Duffy: Rising To The Surface

How many times have you shouted at a politician on the television? How many times…

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Bettina Rheims: Scratch-and-Sniff

March 3, 2016

Bettina Rheims: Scratch-and-Sniff

Bettina Rheims started taking pictures to impress her father. Believing she was not pretty enough…

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Alexander Binder: Love’s Damnation

February 26, 2016

Alexander Binder: Love’s Damnation

The work of German photographer Alexander Binder has been getting better in recent years. It…

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3 Standout Shows at Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2016

February 19, 2016

3 Standout Shows at Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2016

While recently in Germany attending our media partner’s Portfolio Review event at the NRW-Forum for…

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Robert Mapplethorpe: Ad Corii Majorem Gloria

February 5, 2016

Robert Mapplethorpe: Ad Corii Majorem Gloria

In 1983, I was working as a trainee in the Modern Paintings department at Christie's…

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Profile: Vivienne Gamble of Seen Fifteen

February 3, 2016

Profile: Vivienne Gamble of Seen Fifteen

We recently sat down with Vivienne Gamble, the Director of Seen Fifteen, a curatorial project…

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Call For Entries: Portfolio Review 2016

November 30, 2015

Call For Entries: Portfolio Review 2016

The Portfolio Review 2016 is an open forum of presentation and discussion where participants get…

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Mariela Sancari: Finding Moisés

September 26, 2015

Mariela Sancari: Finding Moisés

Those of us who have lost a loved one, or have found ourselves estranged from…

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Bruce Conner: A Timeless Paradox

July 26, 2015

Bruce Conner: A Timeless Paradox

At the behest of President Harry S. Truman, and under the leadership of King Juda,…

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Barry W Hughes: NEOP Research Program

July 14, 2015

Barry W Hughes: NEOP Research Program

Artist and SMBHmag Director Barry W Hughes is launching a new collaborative project. The dedicated…

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Charles Johnstone: Where Danger Lives

July 7, 2015

Charles Johnstone: Where Danger Lives

As an adolescent boy, enraptured by hormonal romanticism and never-ending erections brought on at the…

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Clare Strand: Caught In The Act

June 8, 2015

Clare Strand: Caught In The Act

When first encountering Clare Strand’s photographic studies at Grimaldi Gavin one is baffled by their…

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21st Century Photography At Central Saint Martins

June 4, 2015

21st Century Photography At Central Saint Martins

  Presented at UAL Central Saint Martins, London, 21st Century Photography: Art, Philosophy, Technique is…

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5 Standout Shows At LOOK/15

May 29, 2015

5 Standout Shows At LOOK/15

There was a palpable air of excitement when arriving in Liverpool to see how things…

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Photo London 2015: Building On The Banks

May 27, 2015

Photo London 2015: Building On The Banks

Directors of Photo London and Candlestar, the company producing this fair, Michael Benson and Fariba…

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The Best Of The Sony World Photography Awards 2015

April 26, 2015

The Best Of The Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Last week (23/04/2015) the Sony World Photography Organisation announced the winners of the world's largest…

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Coco Young: The Broken Mirror Of Youth

Coco Young: The Broken Mirror Of Youth

They say one should write about what one knows, has experienced in real life; and…

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The Hidden World Of Dennis Dinneen

April 3, 2015

The Hidden World Of Dennis Dinneen

You probably haven't heard of Dennis Dinneen, but opening this month is a photography exhibition…

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Jenny Lewis: Motherhood And Misconceptions Of A Male Gaze

April 1, 2015

Jenny Lewis: Motherhood And Misconceptions Of A Male Gaze

When my girlfriend first showed me pictures from Jenny Lewis’ One Day Young project my…

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2041: Preserving The Right To Anonymity

March 18, 2015

2041: Preserving The Right To Anonymity

It would be wrong to say that 2041, published by Here Press and Lewis Chaplin…

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Staging Disorder At LCC

March 5, 2015

Staging Disorder At LCC

Staging Disorder considers the contemporary representation of the real in relation to photography, architecture and modern conflict. The…

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Book Your Place: Format Portfolio Reviews

March 3, 2015

Book Your Place: Format Portfolio Reviews

The FORMAT International Photography Festival Portfolio Reviews will take place on Saturday 14 March 2015 at Derby…

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Diane Vincent: Never Coming Down

March 1, 2015

Diane Vincent: Never Coming Down

It seems appropriate that German photographer Diane Vincent has produced a book such as Oben.…

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