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Interview with Matthew Pontin, Founder of the South West Graduate Photography Prize

Fotonow’s South West Graduate Photography Prize (SWGPP) is launching Thursday 28th November at the Old Truman Brewery, London. Ahead of the opening, previous finalist Megan Wilson-De La Mare caught up with founder Matthew Pontin, to find out about the prize’s 10th anniversary, this year’s finalists, and to ask his advice for graduating students. 

Interview by Megan Wilson-De La Mare

National Identity: Traveller Communities

With Issue 10 just around the corner we’re launching our season of content that will accompany the issue.  These articles and interviews will also investigate the theme of ‘National Identity’ releasing at least once a month until Issue 11 arrives in spring 2020. Many of the articles are the result of photographer submissions and writer pitches made during our Issue 10 open call, including this piece by writer Bethany Holmes. Here Bethany looks at 4 photographers documenting Traveller communities.

Photographic Education: An Interview with Matt MacPake

Photographic Education is an interview series from Loupe. Through conversation with successful photographers, we discuss the merits of photographic education, how to get the most out of it, and where it can improve. Each interviewee shares their advice for aspiring photographers, making the series a valuable resource for students and educators alike, as well as promoting work from the most encouraging new photographers.

Interview with Dan Fontanelli of Bright Rooms

London based darkroom, Bright Rooms, opened their doors in 2018 and has since built a solid community of members, alongside offering talks, workshops and events. As one of our Kickstarter supporters, they’re hosting our ‘Brightrooms Loupe Day’, where backers will process & contact a roll of b/w film, experiment with photograms and selective development alongside the Loupe team, followed by informal portfolio reviews, and then some drinks. No prior experience required!

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