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By Touch and By Sight

We have been giving away free tactile prints. A tactile print is a version of a photograph designed to be experienced by touch rather than sight. To receive one you simply have to be a subscriber and send an email … Continue reading

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Portfolio Reviews, Who Benefits?

listen to ‘Why Hold Portfolio Reviews?’ on Audioboo In the new issue of Source we have a report on Portfolio Review Days. I spoke to Clare Grafik the Head of Exhibitions at the Photographers' Gallery. Last November the Gallery ran … Continue reading

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Selling Photographs

The new issue of Source has a number of stories about the closure of galleries and the appointment of new new Curators and Directors. One unexpected story was the closure of the Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery. Unusual among galleries that sell … Continue reading

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Who's on Twitter?

  In the new issue of Source we set out to find out how many of the most important people in photography are using Twitter. To get a sample of successful people in photography we have included full time curators, … Continue reading

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The Tactile Image

The new issue of Source has an article about tactile images, versions of photographs designed to be experienced by touch. To accompany this piece, and as a subscriber offer for this issue, we are giving away 100 tactile prints for … Continue reading

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We are starting to accept bookings for Graduate Photography Online 2014. This year we have made a short film about Graduate Online to introduce it to students who haven't come across it before. In the film John Duncan (my co-editor) … Continue reading

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Bookshop latest

There have been a number of changes in the world of photography bookshops in the last year or so. To start with the positives, Claire de Rouen the fashion and photography shop on Charing Cross Road is now being run … Continue reading

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Photography and Public Art

Flying out of Belfast this morning I managed to muscle aside the small child sitting in the window seat and catch a glimpse of the city's infamous new public art project 'Wish'. This consists of a photograph of a girl … Continue reading

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Win Classic Poster

At Source we try to be transparent about the way the magazine is put together. We try to be accessible to people who want to talk to us or show us their work and demystify our production process. In 2005 … Continue reading

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Media Space Opening

Last night the Media Space opened. There were speeches, champagne, and marmalade-flavoured cocktails. Richard Branson was just leaving as I went in, presumably there to see the 'Virgin Media Studio'. As at the launch event in February Michael Wilson told … Continue reading

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