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news: fancy a Martin Parr Parisian portrait?

Then head to Paris this weekend. As part of Magnum Days timetabled weekend of events, Magnum Photos photographer Martin Parr will be setting up a studio at Rue Hégésippe Moreau on Saturday between 2pm and 6pm. Parr has recently discussed

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news: fancy a Martin Parr Parisian portrait?

Then head to Paris this weekend. As part of Magnum Days timetabled weekend of events, Magnum Photos photographer Martin Parr will be setting up a studio at Rue Hégésippe Moreau on Saturday between 2pm and 6pm. Parr has recently discussed

endangered: the photography degree

photography course cuts Source Magazine recently published an article discussing the likelihood of photography course cuts throughout the UK. Spending cuts: the coalition government announce teaching grants for undergraduate courses in arts and humanities will be axed. Art courses such

endangered: the photography degree

photography course cuts Source Magazine recently published an article discussing the likelihood of photography course cuts throughout the UK. Spending cuts: the coalition government announce teaching grants for undergraduate courses in arts and humanities will be axed. Art courses such

flash of inspiration: Harry Callahan

I think nearly every artist continually wants to reach the edge of nothingness – the point where you can’t go any further. Harry Callahan

flash of inspiration: Harry Callahan

I think nearly every artist continually wants to reach the edge of nothingness – the point where you can’t go any further. Harry Callahan

documentary photography inspiration

What is documentary photography? Documentary photography records an occasion or historical event – something happening. Fine art photographers utilise documentary photography to capture personal as well as external events. An ‘event’ doesn’t have to be earth-shatteringly, universally important; fine art

documentary photography inspiration

What is documentary photography? Documentary photography records an occasion or historical event – something happening. Fine art photographers utilise documentary photography to capture personal as well as external events. An ‘event’ doesn’t have to be earth-shatteringly, universally important; fine art

of the week #5 Edward Weston

Photographer of the week: Edward Weston Time for photographer of the week, continuing Masters of the 20th century.  One of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has helped to inspire and support countless photographers to create

of the week #5 Edward Weston

Photographer of the week: Edward Weston Time for photographer of the week, continuing Masters of the 20th century.  One of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston has helped to inspire and support countless photographers to create

when is a photo not a photo?

When it’s produced without a camera, but in the darkroom. Fine art photographer Garry Fabian Miller creates his images by passing light through filters of oil, coloured water and even objects onto photo-sensitive paper. Garry Gabian Miller really does write

when is a photo not a photo?

When it’s produced without a camera, but in the darkroom. Fine art photographer Garry Fabian Miller creates his images by passing light through filters of oil, coloured water and even objects onto photo-sensitive paper. Garry Gabian Miller really does write

flash of inspiration: Diane Arbus

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been. Diane Arbus

flash of inspiration: Diane Arbus

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been. Diane Arbus

Saturday spotlight: Mari Mahr

I came across photographer Mari Mahr’s work in an archived copy of Source Magazine. I’d describe her work as surrealist montage. Her black and white photographs are created by photographing both objects and people against artificial backgrounds, creating displaced, layered

Saturday spotlight: Mari Mahr

I came across photographer Mari Mahr’s work in an archived copy of Source Magazine. I’d describe her work as surrealist montage. Her black and white photographs are created by photographing both objects and people against artificial backgrounds, creating displaced, layered

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news: Vanessa Winship wins HCB award

The British Journal of Photography has announced the winner of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award 2011. The award aims to ‘stimulate a photographer’s creativity by offering the opportunity to carry out a project that would otherwise be difficult to achieve. ‘

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news: Vanessa Winship wins HCB award

The British Journal of Photography has announced the winner of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award 2011. The award aims to ‘stimulate a photographer’s creativity by offering the opportunity to carry out a project that would otherwise be difficult to achieve. ‘

friday feature: Brassai

Born at the turn of the 20th century in 1899, photographer Brassai (real name Gyula Halász) first lived in Brassó, Transsylvania. Brassai spent a year of his childhood in Paris and, enamoured with the city, he decided to move to

friday feature: Brassai

Born at the turn of the 20th century in 1899, photographer Brassai (real name Gyula Halász) first lived in Brassó, Transsylvania. Brassai spent a year of his childhood in Paris and, enamoured with the city, he decided to move to