Tag : photography

STYLE EDIT: The Classic Tale of Romeo and… Romeo

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O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Also where’s your jacket from? Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo and Juliet is a classic heart wrenching tale, but often it’s forgotten that so much of the drama is told through stage dynamics and theatrical conventions. A key element of those theatrical dynamics were of … Read More

East meets West fashion show at the Chinese New Year gala 2017 – a cultural display of 100 years of fashion

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As part of the Chinese New Year celebrations that took place at the Leeds town hall on Friday night, designer Laura Henery’s ‘East meets West’ fashion show was a triumph in showcasing the evolution of both Chinese and European fashion from the last 100 years. The event was a collaboration … Read More

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion – a celebration of diversity

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Sat on Liverpool’s waterfront is Open Eye Gallery, one of the most important galleries -not only in the northwest but also throughout the UK- for promoting photography as an artistic discipline. This year the gallery celebrates its 40th birthday of pioneering work in this field and it has certainly started … Read More

Leeds student scoops top prize in national photography competition

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A University of Leeds student has been named Student Photographer of the Year 2016, winning £11,000 in prize money. Henry Nathan, an undergraduate in Film, Media and photography, entered his freelance work into Calumet Photographic’s national annual competition but didn’t think it would get noticed. He said “I never dared … Read More

Leeds Undergraduate Wins Student Photographer of the Year 2016

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Henry Nathan, who currently studies at the University of Leeds, has won the Calumet Student Photographer of the Year 2016 competition. The 20-year-old’s winning photograph (left) was of a man and a dog taken in a cave in Oregon, USA. Henry says of the snap: “This photo was taken in … Read More

Abandoned Yorkshire: finding the beauty in decay

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Set, fittingly, in the formerly abandoned church building of Left Bank Leeds, Abandoned Yorkshire is an exhibition showcasing the urban exploration photography of the eponymous collective, who scale drainpipes and risk the law to preserve a sense of heritage. Their photographs have a strange beauty, with mould on the floor … Read More

Interview with Kimberley Coole: The colourful life of a travel photographer

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UK based award winning travel photographer Kimberley Coole travels to create exciting stock imagery for Getty Images, within the Lonely Planet Images Collection. How did you get into travel photography? It was whilst I was on my honeymoon, we totally fell in love with Asia. When we got back, we … Read More

Traveller’s Eye: India

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This collection of images embodies my time spent in India. By completing the Golden Triangle in Northern India, which took me to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, and documenting every interesting person that I passed, the images came together to capture perfectly the beautiful, intriguing and fascinating diversity of humans in India. CHILD … Read More

Art | The North & Wind of Change – is John Bulmer’s iconic photography in the right space?

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John Bulmer, notable for his use of colour in photojournalism, once noted that the last thing he wanted was for his photograps to be on the walls of galleries. It seems ironic, then, that his ‘The North’ collection finds itself at the White Cloth Gallery, somewhat sidelined. His photographs are, in … Read More