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Issue Six Interview: Michael Whelan

Interview by Ng Hui Hsien –

A cartographer-turned-photographer, Michael Whelan has his hands full. In Issue Six we featured his project Fragments, and I recently spoke to him about his upcoming exhibition, his exploration of photography and sculpture, and robots.

Loupe x Photograd Competition Runner Up: Lorenza Demata

Interview by Scarlett O’Flaherty –

Loupe Magazine recently collaborated in search of new photographic talent with Photograd, an online platform supporting recent graduates. Overwhelmed by the high quality of submissions we decided to highlight the work of three runners up, each having a feature with Photograd and an online interview with Loupe.

I chat to Italian born photographer Lorenza Demata. The visual artist explores the notion of identity in the contemporary migratory context through her series It all started when some of us left the country.

Issue 6 Interview: Sara Bradford, Sister of Melanie Eclare

In issue six we featured After the Fire by Melanie Eclare, who sadly passed away in 2016. Another of Melanie’s series, Pandora’s box, was not widely seen, so we’ve given it a platform online. I took the opportunity to talk with Sara Bradford about her sisters thoughtful approach to photography. 

Photographers in Publishing: Steve Ryan

Photographers in Publishing is a series of interviews that aim to gather insights from those who balance making and publishing photography.

Interview by Victoria Cagol –

I virtually sit down with Steve Ryan, founder of Root+Bone magazine, a quarterly publication offering insights to London’s food and drink culture, to ask him a few questions on his career as food photographer and his later move into print.

Interview Chain: Joe Pettet-Smith x Tim Palman

Interview Chain is a series from Loupe. The concept is simple; a photographer interviews another photographer of their choice, who in turn does the same, creating a string of conversations around contemporary photography.

Photographers in Publishing: An Interview with Al Palmer

Photographers in Publishing is a series of interviews that aim to gather insights from those who balance making and publishing photography.

Brown Owl Press work with photographers to create small runs of affordable photobooks. This week I spoke to founder, Al Palmer, about his own practice and what he’s learnt running the company. 

Issue 6: Out Now

Issue Six is out to subscribers now and will be hitting stockists from next week. As always, it includes a diverse selection of inspiring contemporary photography.

Loupe x Photograd Open Call

Loupe Magazine and Photograd have come together in search of new photographic talent.

Photographers in Publishing: An interview with Wendy Huynh

Photographers in Publishing is a series of interviews that aim to gather insights from those who balance making and publishing photography.

Wendy Huynh is the founder of Arcades Magazine, a print publication that focuses on culture and life in the suburbs. We discuss her approach to photography, and the impact it has on her decisions running a promising new magazine.

Team Loupe: Travis Hodges

Team Loupe is a series of interviews with the photographers behind Loupe.

Interview by Hui Hsien –

From photography to curation, London-based Travis Hodges finds inspiration amongst people. We grab him for a chat about PhotoForum, technology and his latest trip to Vietnam.

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