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Big Lottery Fund, Events, Mental Health, Participants experiences, Press

Simone talks about the Illuminated project

Simone talks about the Illuminated project

We recently reported about the Illuminated project. The project was developed by four people who had recently completed one of our short 12 week courses and wanted to do more work. We assisted them produce images about their experiences of mental ill health, and then with the assistance of the New […]

Press

We are interviewed for BBC Children in Need

We are interviewed for BBC Children in Need

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Photovoice, Press, Projects, Youth Issues

Portrait taking in Nottingham

Ryan’s story

We often wonder whether what we do really helps people. …Ryan Crawford first came to us last September to join the Photovoice Look Out project. Look Out aims to photography to develop youth voices campaign across the UK. Ryan’s opening remark on the first session was ‘the job centre sent me, […]

Big Lottery Fund, Events, Mental Health

The Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road Centre

We recently worked with residents from the Well Road centre, culminating in a exhibition. Here is the talk given by jagdish Patel from the Hub. “Welcome to this exhibition at Wells Road.  Firstly, we should say well done to all the participants. As you can see they have produced some […]

Children in Need, Events

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

Wednesday 3rd July, 2013 4pm-7pm @ Nottingham Photographers Hub                                                   We are presenting a showcase of inspiring work by seven up and coming young photographers from […]

Events, Mental Health

Nine Go Mad with Nikon

Nine Go Mad with Nikon

            Thursday May 2nd, 2013 4.30pm – 6.30pm Arena Enterprises, 1 Rutland Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DG ‘Nine Go Mad with Nikon’ are Chris, Mark, Nicky, Tony, Eugene, Katherine, Richard, Andrew and Kate The project is supported by Erewash Recovery Team, Derbyshire Healthcare Trust, Brooklands, […]

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Events, Mental Health, Publications

Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Doubtless one of the most long standing and deeply contested issues spanning the philosophical, theological and clinical worlds “mental illness”, to this day, remains unresolvedly inscrutable mockingly challenging the most judicious of minds. In Nottingham 46,000 people suffer common mental health issues. (Nottingham City NHS Clinical Commission Group 2013).  Indeed, […]

Documentary photography, Mental Health

McCullin

McCullin

In a recent workshop with some mental health users, we were talking about iconic documentary images and almost of the participants mentioned the work of Don McCullin. To people from a certain generation, his work is iconic, whether you are a photographer or not. The film McCullin was made by his […]

Events

Lookout Nottingham

Lookout Nottingham

Lookout Nottingham Wednesday 20th March 2013 from 4.30pm to 6.30pm             Lookout Nottingham presents a showcase of inspiring work by seven up and coming young photographers from Nottingham that have recently participated in a ten week photography course at Nottingham Photographers’ Hub.The exhibition showcases work by Adam Hancock […]

Art

Format International Photography Festival

Format International Photography Festival

The Format International Photography Festival was founded by Louise Clements and Mike Brown in 2004 and its last run in 2011 saw more than 100,000 people visit the festival. The impressive launch of FORMAT last Thursday brought huge crowds into Derby city centre, with many people braving the rain at […]

Press Photography

Sloppy journalism ignites controversy online

Sloppy journalism ignites controversy online

What happens when a World Press Photo and Picture of the Year International award-winning photograph doesn’t show what it purports to show? Not through a mistake of interpretation or subjective opinion, but when the facts show the photo wasn’t taken where it was claimed to be taken and when the subject of […]

Documentary photography, Inspiration, Press Photography

World Press Photo judges discuss emotion and content in winning images

World Press Photo judges discuss emotion and content in winning images

The World Press Photo was founded in Amsterdam in 1955 and has become the world’s leading and most respected press photography contest, from which the winning photographs have been composed to travel the world to more than 80 venues in 45 countries. For over 60 years the organisations has been […]