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April 2014 News

  1. We only have ONE Option ONE space left – don’t miss out on a chance to exhibit your street photography images at May’s Festival
  2. Colin O’Brien will be our judge at the Private View.  He will be selecting his ‘Best in Show’ and two runners up.
  3. There are a few spaces left for Portfolio Reviews on Saturday 24th May with Zoe Whishaw – a mere snip at £25 for 20 minutes
  4. Want to know how to make the leap from emerging photographer to professional?  Join us on the 22nd May for an inspiring Master Class with Zoe




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Festival Master Class From Emerging to Professional Photographer: Considerations and Practice

Our earlybird offer ends 1st March – don’t miss out!

Zoe Whishaw will be exploring what it takes to attract potential clients to use your services and the essential characteristics and personality traits that you need if you are to be successful.

She will also be discussing how important it is for photographers to develop a consistent, coherent personal style that demonstrates a passion and talent in the area of photography they choose to work in. And to end with, she will reviewing the essential functionality and structure of a website to help attract art buyers and photo editors.

  • What are the markets for a professional photographer?
  • What is the commercial market looking for in a photographer?
  • What characteristics in a photographer do art buyers and photo editors for look for?
  • What are the essential elements of a compelling website?
  • What does a photographer’s rep/agent do and when is the right time to find one?
  • What are the best ways to market your work?


When: 22nd May 2014

Times: 7pm – 9.30 pm

Where: The Crypt Borough High Street, London

Cost: Previous Exhibitors (including May 2014) £25; Non-exhibitors early-bird (must be booked by 1st March 2014) £30; if booked after 1st March 2014 £35

Places are limited and early booking is advised.

Zoe Whishaw is a Commercial Photography Consultant and mentor providing creative direction and strategic advice for photographers and photo agencies ( She is an expert in the visual language of stills photography within commercial contexts and she has judged international photography competitions, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, STA Travel Photo Competition, the Association of Photographers Open Awards and the 2011 annual Association of Photographers Awards and the London Photo FestivalOctober 2013.