Other News

Business

Ask the Photo Business Coach: How Should I Prepare for 2011?

Black Star Rising have put together a informative little video to help you prepare for the year ahead. Related posts: Ask the Photo Business Coach: What Makes a Great Picture? How Can Photographers Give Back During the Holidays?

Mental Health

Leica Oskar Barnack Award calling for entries

Professional photographers have until 01 March to enter this year’s edition of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award. Now in its 32nd year, the prize has become a key event in the photographic calendar, with the winner announced in a high-profile ceremony at the Rencontres d’Arles festival in July. But, for the […]

Business

The Business Secrets of Successful Boudoir Photographers

The folk at Photoshelter have written a great article about the boudoir photography business. So if you’re wanting to succeed in that segment of the photo industry, check it out here Click here Related posts: No related posts.

Photographers

Leading a Visual Life – The Sartorialist

I didn’t grow up dreaming to be a photographer. I didn’t assist for anybody. I just started doing it… The way I do it is just the way I do it. Related posts: No related posts.

Art, Business

Are art schools giving their students unrealistic expectations?

For a piece I wrote in the Guardian today, I interviewed artists and graduates who have complained that art schools are failing to state explicitly enough how difficult it is to earn a living as an artist. Unlike the early 1990s – when new galleries were opening in the UK […]

Art

Sophie Calle: ‘I asked for the moon and I got it’

Sophie Calle: ‘I asked for the moon and I got it’

When Sophie Calle first tried photography, she was told to pick another career. The great French conceptual artist reveals how she persevered – and finally got her revenge I was living in a village in northern California. In a photographer’s house. I wanted to make use of everything to hand there. […]

Business

The Panasonic Lumix G2 television ad

Here for no other reason than it made me laugh Related posts: No related posts.

Art, Business

Ask the Photo Business Coach: What Makes a Great Picture?

 This is a great film from BlackStar Rising Related posts: How Can Photographers Give Back During the Holidays?

Business

How Can Photographers Give Back During the Holidays?

In this video from Black Star Rising, I discuss why it’s important — and also good business — for photographers to give back to their communities. Giving Back from BlackStar on Vimeo. Related posts: No related posts.

Art, Documentary photography

Bruce Gilden takes on Derby, as Format announces festival’s highlights

Bruce Gilden takes on Derby, as Format announces festival’s highlights Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden will be presenting his take on Derby at the upcoming Format International Photography Festival. BJP followed the legendary street photographer and has exclusive footage A member of Magnum Photos since 1998, Bruce Gilden is best known […]

News

Gallery Launch Party

Thursday 11th November 2010 Gallery Launch party from 6pm to 9pm – come and have a drink, look around the studio and see an exhibition by  some of the best photographers working across the East Midlands Related posts: No related posts.