London School of Photography Blog

Famous

Killed Negatives – Unseen Images of 1930s America

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Dorothea Lange, Exhibition, Famous, Film, Gallery, killed negatives, Light, London, Photo, Photographer, Photography, Portrait, Resources, Walker Evan
Killed Negatives
Unseen Images of 1930s America
Whitechapel Gallery
Until 26 August 2018

 Imagine a moustache being drawn onto the face of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, or a hole being punched into Salvador Dali’s $24 million portrait of Paul Eluard. If you are not a photographer, you may not feel the same about a piece of negative as we do, but trust me, when it was shot by legends such as Walker Evan’s and Dorothea Lange only to be vandalised by some bureaucrat, I personally turn into the Hulk. 

Read More

World Press Photo finalists announced

Tags: , , , , , , , , Competition, Contest, Exhibition, Famous, Photo Books, Photographer, Photography, Photojournalism, World Press Photo

The World Press Photo Contest judges have presented the finalists for the 2018 photo of the year competition, with the winners set to be announced in April. This year’s prestigious awards feature some of the best work in various categories in the field of photojournalism by freelance, staff, and independent photographers around the world.  

Read More

ELLIOT ERWITT EXHIBITION

Tags: , , , , , , Analogue, Beetles and Huxley, Books, Elliot Erwitt, Exhibition, Famous, Magnum Photos

ELLIOT ERWITT EXHIBITION
24 January – 17 February 2018
AT HUXLEY-PARLOUR GALLERY
3-5 Swallow Street, London, W1B 4DE
Mon-Sat 10-5:30 

Huxley_Parlour is hosting a new exhibition to celebrate the 90th birthday of legendary Magnum photographer Elliot Erwittas of 24 January.  

The exhibition includes over 50 photographs, portraits and rare vintage prints from across his long career.  

Read More

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Awards, Community, Competition, Composition, Contest, Creative, Digital, Famous, Gallery, iphone, Light, News, Photo, Photography, Portrait
As you probably know form our past blog articles, The International iPhone Photography Awards are actually a thing, prestigious at that, and they are now calling for entries for their 2018 competition with a deadline set for March, 2018. 

The competition is a personal source of inspiration for me, as I love the way mobile photography has become a part of our lives and, through its stealthy use, given rise to citizen journalism all over the world. 

Read More

Advice from LSP Trainer Derek Lomas

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Blog, Cameras, Creative, Derek Lomas, Digital, Equipment, Famous, Interview, L'Oreal, Light, London, Photo, Photo Books, Photographer, Product Photography, Resources, Settings, Student, Techniques, Tips, Workshop

Derek Lomas is living proof that it’s never too late to start photography as a career. The LSP Product Photography trainer worked for four years as a shipping clerk after leaving school, and he hated every minute of it.  

So he joined an evening photography course and he hasn’t look back since. With clients like L’Oréal and Yves Saint Laurent, Derek is now an established photographer with an incredible portfolio, and was eager to share some of his experiences, and offer some tips to our students.  

Read More

Greg Marinovich: Exclusive interview.

Tags: , , , , , , , , Equipment, Famous, Interview, Photo, Photo Books, Photographer, Photography, Photojournalism, War Photography No comments

Good pictures. Tragedy and violence certainly make powerful images. It is what we get paid for.But there is a price extracted with every such frame: some of the emotion, the vulnerability, the empathy that makes us human, is lost every time the shutter is released.” Greg Marinovich.

South African photojournalist Greg Marinovich

As photographers we record, and as photojournalists we witness. Once in a while some of us witness history in the making and the joys and horrors that come with it. One of those witnesses is Greg Marinovich, the Pulitzer Prize South African photographer.

Read More

Photo Books You Need to Read #3 – 75 Years, the very best of LIFE

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Books, Famous, History, Life, Life Magazine, Photo Books, Photography, Resources, Student, Tips No comments

To see Life; to see the world.”

If one were to show you a photograph of a Sailor kissing a nurse during the celebrations of the end of World War II, you would smile and say, “sure, I know that photo!” As a matter of fact, if you know the photo, it’s probably because it was published in LIFE.

Read More

Diogo Duarte, a former LSP student, featured by Vice Broadly Magazine

Tags: , , Blog, Digital, Famous, London, Love, Newsletter, Photographer, Photography

We are very proud to announce that the work of Diogo Duarte, a former LSP student, has been featured at VICE Broadly Magazine yesterday.

The 29-year-old mental health worker was part of our first Professional Photography Course group, back in  2012.

Read More

11 Movies Every Photographer must Watch

Analogue, Blog, Digital, Famous, Movies, Photographer, Photography

Imagine learning photography while watching a movie?

It can be a lot of fun and extremely inspiring too.

In this post, I prepared a list of 11 movies every photographer should watch.

Have you seen any of these already? Do you have any other suggestion?

Leave your comments below.

1 – Annie Leibovitz – Life Through a Lens, by Barbara Leibovitz

annie leibovitz

Read More

Photography Mailing List

Join our Newsletter