Guest Blogs

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award
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06/04/2018 FotoDocument Director, Nina Emett writes for us on the Marilyn Stafford Reportage Award, supporting female documentary photographers. Inspired by Marilyn Stafford's prolific photographic career, the award will grant the overall winner £2,000 and will have their work exhibited in...
And the Winner is… Elliot Sheppard
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The sixth PhotoVoice photography competition in partnership with Professional Photography magazine, was inspired by an image from the PhotoVoice project ‘Side by Side’. Photographers were asked to submit up to six images inspired by the theme ‘Tolerance’. Kate O'Neill, Marketing...
The July Photography Competition Winner is… Fiona Bailey
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The fith PhotoVoice photography competition in partnership with Professional Photography magazine, was inspired by an image from PhotoVoice project 'And we shall find tales in the shadows'. Photographers were asked to submit up to six images inspired by the theme...
Photoworks call for LGBTQ+ photography projects
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The Photoworks Annual, a highly collectable publication showcasing emerging and established talent is now open for submissions. The theme this year aims to highlight LGBTQ+ rights and explore the role of photography in representing LGBTQ+ issues. The next issue of...
Through the Lens: Energy Access Stories of Solar Home System Users in Rwanda
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PhD student, Iwona Bisaga writes for PhotoVoice on her photography project in partnership with BBOXX, a company developing solutions to provide affordable clean energy sources. Iwona conducted a series of workshops on energy mapping through participatory photography in Rwanda to show why energy...
The new charity face: Positive, thought-provoking and fun
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The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is exhibiting 'Love a Positive Life' at Brighton Fringe Festival this month. Amongst other thought provoking imagery that highlights how the Alliance is supporting young women affected by or living with HIV, images from the PhotoVoice project...
Photographing the ASEAN: Photovoice as a research method, Southeast Asia as visual culture
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Former PhotoVoice Projects and Programme Assistant, Kristian Jeff Agustin shares with us his experience of running his own project in Manila during his time at the Vargas Museum (University of the Philipines) as a visiting research fellow from Hong Kong...
The Englishman and the Eel
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The renowned and award winning photographer, Stuart Freedman took part in our Ten Questions series last year. Now we are excited to hear of his new book ‘The Englishman and the Eel’. The Englishman and the Eel is a journey...
Sanctum Ephemeral outdoor photo installation – London Festival of Architecture
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Artist, Mark Aitken writes about his latest project 'Sanctum Ephemeral' which explores the lives of Londoners before being displaced by property developers. These pictures are about seeking sanctuary in the ephemeral. The context is also ephemeral. Property developers have cast a...
New Women’s Photography Award
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Nina Emett, Director of FotoDocument shares a new annual photography award that will support a professional female photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether...