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Photographer Spotlight (lucky) #13: Jarek Duk

Photographer Spotlight (lucky) #13: Jarek Duk

This time we get the pleasure of focusing our photographer spotlight on the wonderful Jarek Duk; a man who certainly knows the fashion industry.    How did you start in Photography and decide it was the career for you? I’ve been all over the place since I was 19. I left Poland and went to(…)

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Photographer Spotlight #12: Nick Turpin

Photographer Spotlight #12: Nick Turpin

Photographer: Nick Turpin In the twelfth instalment of our Photographer Spotlight series, we talk to London born Street Photographer Nick Turpin How did you start in Photography and decide it was the career for you? I specialised in photography at art college, initially as an art form, and then increasingly as a documentary tool. I did(…)

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Carl Bigmore: Photographer Spotlight #11

Carl Bigmore: Photographer Spotlight #11

Photographer: Carl Bigmore In the eleventh instalment of our Photographer series, we talk to UK Photographer Carl Bigmore 1. How did you start in Photography and decide it was the career for you? I was interested in photography from a relatively young age. My grandfather was a keen amateur photographer and worked in imaging for Kodak.(…)

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Yorgas Lanthimos: Director Highlight #6

Yorgas Lanthimos: Director Highlight #6

The next instalment of our Directors Highlight is Greek born director, Yorgas Lanthimos. Yorgas Lanthimos is an award winning director who’s recently released his 6th feature film, the award season contender, The Favourite, starring Olivia Coleman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weiss. The film has been getting rave reviews, one such review has described the film as(…)

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What on earth is EartH?

What on earth is EartH?

If you regularly frequent the fringes of the Dalston-Stoke Newington border you’ll know that it’s constantly chucking out something new. New shops, new cafes, new bars, new creative hubs. But the real intrigue comes from the, more often than not, perfectly formed queue awaiting entry to a subtle, rather inconspicuous door with EartH stamped above it.   Well, contrary(…)

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3 point lighting will save your life!

3 point lighting will save your life!

Even if you’re a veteran of the game, lighting in a studio setting can be tricksome. If you’re starting out as a studio photographer then the very thought of trying to position a whole bevy of different lights without a clue of where to put them is enough to make you call home and confess(…)

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What should you do with your weekend?

What should you do with your weekend?

It’s happening. There’s finally a slight nip in the air when heading to work. Conversations are steering away from talk of what rooftop bar to clamber up to, which open air cinema is showing your all time summer classic. Even plans to swing by the ice cold but warmly welcomed Hackney Marshes are ceasing to(…)

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Is Birmingham the new London?

Is Birmingham the new London?

Everybody has opinions when it comes to discussing England’s ‘Second City’. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have noticed that Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, is growing rapidly in culture and diversity. All thanks to a flourishing infrastructure and great business environment. Could this be why BBC3 is set to call the(…)

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Photographer Spotlight #11

Photographer Spotlight #11

Gavin Smart is our eleventh spotlight this time around. Why? Because he caught our eye at the AOP student awards. He may not have won the competition but hey, Steve Jobs dropped out of college and the word ‘apple’ hasn’t been the same since. How did you start in Photography and decide it was the career(…)

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Top 5 misconceptions about Shoreditch

Top 5 misconceptions about Shoreditch

Shoreditch is full of hipsters. That’s the first thing most people think of when they picture Shoreditch isn’t it? And with article after article about gentrification citing the area as it’s prime example, many people think they know all there is to know about Shoreditch without ever stepping foot inside it. But as long time(…)

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