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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 […]

Gender issues, Inspiration, Lesbian Gay issues, Portraiture

Generic, Corporate-Styled Portraits Question Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Status

Generic, Corporate-Styled Portraits Question Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Status

French photographer Christophe Beauregard’s Le Meilleur des Mondes? is a series of portraits in collaboration with Basilade, a French association that supports people living with HIV/AIDS. Beauregard’s subjects are employees and volunteers of Basilade—gay, straight and transgender. Some are living with the disease, some are not. In attempts to question the stigmatization of […]

Art, Documentary photography, Economics, Inspiration

Failed Ambitions : Spain’s Economic Collapse

Failed Ambitions : Spain’s Economic Collapse

In this week’s issue of the New Yorker magazine, Nick Paumgarten writes about Spain’s economic collapse by way of the failure of the ambitious development project Residencial Francisco Hernando, in an area called El Quiñón, near the village of Seseña. The housing complex is now only partially occupied, and there remains a […]

Business

Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography

Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography

Photoshelter have added a new guide to their list of useful tools aimed to help fledging photographers. Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography is the first in a series of guides with tips to help photographers create estimates and fee structures for their work. Get insights from Wonderful Machine’s CEO Bill […]

Projects

Community Capsule project

Community Capsule project

The Nottingham Photographer’s Hub in partnership with the Nottingham Black Archive aim to create a virtual archive documenting the contribution of Nottingham’s black servicemen to the war effort and the rebuilding of the city from 1939 to 1955. Using photographs, artefacts, and oral histories we will create a book, DVD, exhibition, […]

Events

Un-Hidden Focus

Un-Hidden Focus

The Nottingham Photographers’ Hub are hosting a unique art event showcasing the work of nine upcoming photographers from Nottingham on 18th December 2012. ‘Un-Hidden Focus’ will feature the work of people who have recently completed a 10 week photography course with the Hub. The exhibition showcases the work of: David […]