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Guy Bourdin: Image Maker – Somerset House

Charles Jourdan, Autumn 1970 © Guy Bourdin courtesy of Somerset House Daring, surreal and erotic imagery filled with many pairs of legs, technicolor palette and women in oddly shaped positions, this can only be the work of non another than...
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Keira Knightley Supports Film Photographers!

Actress Keira Knightley some weeks ago did a controversial interview and shoot with Interview Magazine in which she posed topless on the condition they wouldn’t Photoshop her body before publishing the final shot. While this has been a heated...
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Remembering a Photography Legend Lucien Clergue

August 14, 1934 - November 15 2014 On Saturday the 15th of November the great French photographer Lucien Clergue died in Nîmes at aged 80, after a long illness. The photography world has lost an extremely well respected and iconic figure, yet...
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The Ultimate Darkroom Designed to Look Like a Spaceship

Photographer Jack Turkel was born around the same time as NASA, and started growing up with fantasies of space exploration and through out his life this interest stuck with him. By the mid 1970s at the beginning of Turkel's photography career he...
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Teach Them While They’re Young – Hawkeye Huey

© Aaron Huey Meet 4 year old Hawkeye Huey who is an analogue photographer shooting with a Fuji Instax 210. Huey is the son of National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey, who is taking Instagram by storm since his dad introduced him to...
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Save BDI Darkroom!

Brian Dowling's Darkroom © Richard Nicholson Anyone who has been to BDI darkroom will know it's one of the most iconic colour darkrooms in London and has been rooted in Old Street for the last 33 years. It's seen the likes of Anton Corbijn, Nick Knight,...

FOCUSED…. Nicholas Hayward

It’s relieving to know how universities are still keeping film photography alive. Rosaline Shahnavaz, for instance, an LCC alumni whose candid portraits were already discussed in the FOCUSED September feature. From LCF (London College of...
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Sohei Nishino – Michael Hoppen Gallery

Diorama Map Tokyo, 2014 © Sohei Nishino, Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery "Through the eyes of of an outsider it will be the embodiment of how I remember the city and the of the streets I walk" Nishino The Michael Hoppen Gallery will be presenting...
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FOCUSED…Hana Haley (aka Honeyuck)

If you’ve been around on Flickr for the past five years, you are sure to have come across Honeyuck’s profile - we surely have! Hana Haley’s (you didn’t think Honeyuck was her real name, did you?) pastel-coloured, nostalgic world of femininity is...
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Remembering Magnum photographer René Burri

9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014  "A photograph is a moment when you press the button. It will never come back." Today we remember one of the great photographic figures of the 20th century, the Swiss photographer René Burri celebrated for his...
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Sebastião Salgado – Beetles + Huxley Gallery

Church Gate Station, Bombay India, 1995 © Sebastião Salgado/ Beetles + Huxley Epic, awe-inspiring, moving and important: Sebastião Salgado’s photographs are revered by public and critics the world over. This exhibition celebrates Salgado’s...
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“Original Mad Man” – Bert Stern

Bert Stern and Marilyn Monroe fooling around on a photo shoot © Bert Stern "When a portrait evokes a feeling, then you’ve got something. Technique isn’t really important. What I want is a believeable moment." - Bert Stern, Great Themes : LIFE Library...

Film’s Not Dead: Medium Format CineStill Film

Photo by Sandy Phimester on 120 format (beta test) 800T © Sandy Phimester/ Cinestill Film "Making a tungsten balanced still photography material to be used in the millions of Medium Format cameras worldwide."   More amazing film news!!! If...

Other Portraits – Daniel Blau

Cecil Beaton: "Andy Warhol and Ingrid Superstar ", 1969 vintage silver gelatine print © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby's London ‘Other Portraits’ is opening tomorrow at the Daniel Blau Gallery. On show at the gallery is a selection...

Leica’s dedication to Film Photography!

    If this month wasn't already filled with great new analogue goodies, the new Fuji Instax, a new B&W film from CineStill and now Leica pledging their love for film with the Leica M-A (Type 127), a new fully mechanical...
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A New 4×5 Camera – The Intrepid Camera

© The Intrepid Camera Meet The Intrepid Camera Co. which is a new camera company that makes beautiful wooden 4x5 cameras made out of Furniture Grade Birch Plywood. The idea to re-design a camera that is already 'perfect' came out of love for...