photography

Online Event - Thursday 6th May 2021 19:00 BST

DNA Of The Iconic Image

Main Photograph above, Don McCullins, Shell-shocked US Marine, The Battle of Hue   PHOTOGRAPHY TALK DNA OF THE ICONIC IMAGE Thursday 6th May 7pm BST Part of series with photographer Carol Allen-Storey Panel:   Fiona Shields – Commissioning photo editor at the Guardian newspaper, London     Brandei Estes – Head of photography Sotheby’s London   […]


Online Event - Thursday the 8th April 2021 19:00 BST

Afghanistan 20 Years On

Picture above: Tarana Akbari, 12, screams after a suicide bombing at Abul Fazel Shrine in Kabul on Dec. 6, 2011 Photograph: AFP/Massoud Hossaini. It is almost 20 years since the Taliban regime was removed from power in Afghanistan and the Allied military engagement in the country began. Any change made is now threatened as the United […]


Online Event - Thursday 1st April 2021 19:00 BST

The Influence Of Ethnic Diversity in Photography

What are the challenges and cultural sway for black and ethnic diversity in the photographic world? With       Host: Carol Allen-Storey is an award-winning photojournalist     Panel Below:     Jennie Ricketts is a photography editor, curator, consultant and mentor. She is a former Picture Editor of The Observer Magazine,where she worked for […]


Online Event - Thursday 4th March 2021 19:00 BST

Photography – The Most Influential Photos Ever Taken

©Philip Jones-Griffiths Vietnam Inc. (large picture above)   Powerful photography is a form of bearing witness, a way of bringing a single vision to the larger world, creating a strong empathy for the story telling, demanding a call to action, because they can create a persuasive atmosphere where change is possible. A series of talks […]


ONLINE EVENT- Thursday 4th February 19:00

The Power of the Still Image: Inspiration for photo series during Covid

DISCUSSION Thursday 4th February, 7pm (GMT) THE INSPIRATION TO CREATE PHOTO SERIES DURING COVID A series of talks related to the influence and impact of the still photograph in conversation with documentary photographer Carol Allen-Storey. The still photo captures a moment in time allowing the viewer to slow down and think, be reflective. It allows for […]


Monday 25th November, 7:00PM

Shooting the Mafia + Q&A

Join us for a special preview screening of Kim Longinotto’s latest feature documentary SHOOTING THE MAFIA about Sicilian photojournalist Letizia Battaglia ahead of its UK release. Followed by Kim in conversation.


Thursday 21st November 2019, 7:00PM

Conversations on Conflict Photography

In today’s image-saturated culture, what is the purpose behind taking and showing images of war and crisis? Looking at some of the themes explored in Lauren Walsh’s new book, “Conversations on Conflict Photography”, we speak to award-winning photographers and leading photo editors about their experiences.


Thursday 17th October: 7PM

An Evening with Photojournalist Tim Page

Join us for an evening of images and conversation with British photojournalist Tim Page. 


Tuesday 22 January, 2019 7:00 pm

The Parallel State: Truth, Lies and Political Fiction in Contemporary Turkey

What began as a documentary project quickly spiralled into a deeper journey along the fault lines of truth, and the power of narratives to control reality.


Monday 19th November 2018, 7:00 PM

A Night With Pulitzer Prize Winning Lynsey Addario

Photographer Lynsey Addario will be showing her most recent work curated in the book Of Love and War. A collection from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa from the last twenty years.


Tuesday 17th April 2018, 7:00 PM

A Handful of Dust: a Photography Exhibition by Nish Nalbandian

Award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian presents his second body of work “A Handful of Dust” humanistic portraits of Syrians in Turkey


Thursday 1st March 2018, 7:00 PM

A Plastic Ocean: Behind the Scenes Photography

Jo Ruxton of critically acclaimed film A Plastic Ocean will be discussing the motivation and process of making the film as well as showing behind-the-scenes photographs from the project.


Thursday 10 May 2018, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience aimed at people working in the NGO sector and non-professional photographers who want to tell compelling humanitarian stories through photos.


Friday 6 April 2018, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Pitching NGO and Humanitarian Stories

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in January and March.


Thursday 16 November 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience aimed at people working in the NGO sector and non-professional photographers who want to tell compelling humanitarian stories through photos.


Wednesday 24 May 2017, 7:00 PM

Carmignac Photojournalism Award: Documenting Libya

The Frontline Club is pleased to welcome the 7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, Mexican photographer Narciso Contreras, for a discussion on his recent work in Libya. Contreras travelled through the complex tribal society of post-Gaddafi Libya from February to June 2016, photographing the brutal reality of human trafficking.


Friday 7 April 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: Pitching NGO and Humanitarian Stories

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in January and March.


December 11, 2016

A Revolution in Four Seasons

The film, first released in May this year, follows four years in the parallel political lives of Jawhara Ettis and Emna Ben Jemaa – two women at the centre of Tunisia’s radical turn to democracy during the 2011 Arab Spring.


Monday 30 January 2017, 7:00 PM

Photographers’ Night: Perfecting the Pitch

For the first of our industry parties of the year, we’re giving photographers a chance to practice their pitching skills while receiving valuable feedback from online editors, curators and publishers. This night is a great opportunity for photographers to determine which outlet is best suited for bringing their project to a wide audience. Photographers who would like to present work in a 7 minute pitch should sign up to receive a time slot and all presenters will be listed online ahead of the event. Industry professionals will be present at tables respective to the platforms of their expertise, and everyone is encouraged to visit across these groups to have a chat and a drink.


Friday 13 January 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.


Wednesday 7 September 2016, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Paula Bronstein: Afghanistan – Between Hope and Fear

Since her first assignment to Afghanistan in Autumn 2001 to document the US-led ‘Occupation Enduring Freedom’ in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, award-winning photojournalist Paula Bronstein has made the country her mission. Returning frequently to intimately document the daily lives of the Afghan people against the backdrop of a brutal and protracted war, Bronstein has captured ongoing challenges in Afghanistan – including human rights abuses against women and increased violence and instability – as well as the stirrings of new hope, including women participating in elections for the first time.

On the publication of her new book Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear, Paula Bronstein will join us in conversation with Christina Lamb to discuss her expansive work that intimately captures everyday life in Afghanistan against the backdrop of the 14-year US-led invasion and its enduring legacy.


Thursday 14 July 2016, 20:30 PM

Insight with Don McCullin: Irreconcilable Truths

From Northern Ireland to Vietnam, the Falklands to Syria, the photographs taken by Don McCullin have come to define some of the most pivotal events of the past 70 years.

As he publishes Irreconcilable Truths, a definitive retrospective of his life and work, he will be joining us in conversation with Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow, to reveal the stories behind some of the most iconic images of the second half of the 21st century.


Wednesday 29 June 2016, 7:00 PM

The New War Photographers: In the Picture with David Birkin

For the second in a series of events in partnership with PARC, the University of the Arts London photography research centre based at London College of Communication, we are delighted to welcome artist David Birkin to discuss his work that challenges elements of censorship and spectacle in the so-called War on Terror.


Tuesday 7 June 2016, 7:00 PM

The New War Photographers: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition

For the first in a series of events in partnership with PARC, the University of the Arts London photography research centre based at London College of Communication, we are delighted to welcome photographer Edmund Clark and counterterrorism investigator Crofton Black, in conversation with Max Houghton, who have assembled photographs and documents that confront the nature of contemporary warfare and the invisible mechanisms of state control.


April 6, 2016

The Picture Editor’s View: A Conversation with the Evening Standard’s David Ofield

The Frontline Club played host to the first in a series of discussions on the craft of picture editing, organised in partnership with Photo London, on Tuesday 5 April.


Thursday 12 May 2016, 7:00 PM

Screening: The Siege + Q&A

The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. In this award-winning new documentary acclaimed journalists Remy Ourdan and Patrick Chauvel masterfully capture the experiences of the city’s residents who experienced the siege firsthand. As these men and women recall memories of everyday life under the blockade, history interweaves with personal testimony to create a humanising portrait of battle and resistance.


Wednesday 13 April 2016, 7:00 PM

Photo London: The Picture Editor’s View – The Guardian’s Roger Tooth

For the second in a series of talks by leading picture editors, presented by the Frontline Club in partnership with Photo London, we welcome The Guardian’s Roger Tooth. He will be talking about picture editing in a digital age.


Tuesday 5 April 2016, 7:00 PM

Photo London: The Picture Editor’s View – The Evening Standard’s David Ofield

Join us for the first in a series of discussions with leading picture editors, organised in partnership with Photo London, and chaired by Francis Hodgson, professor in the Culture of Photography at the University of Brighton.

David Ofield, the renowned picture editor of the Evening Standard, brings to life the paper’s extraordinary photo archive, which contains some 7 million images. Ofield will be joining us to discuss how some of the Evening Standard‘s most iconic front pages have been constructed – from the story of the moon landing in 1969 to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.


February 4, 2016

Abbas – Documenting Iran from 1970

By Charlotte Beale Legendary Iranian photographer Abbas joined journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari in a conversation at the Frontline Club on 3 February 2016, chaired by CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer. Bahari and Abbas have collaborated to launch abbas.site, a platform showcasing Abbas’s photographic body of work on Iran since 1970, including his coverage of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.


January 29, 2016

War Zone Freelance Exhibition – The Story Behind the News

By Thomas Colson A panel of freelance journalists and photographers joined an audience at the Frontline Club on Thursday 28 January 2016 to discuss the story behind a new exhibition of freelance war photography. Osie Greenway, Anne Alling, Benjamin Hiller and Jeffry Ruigendijk introduced photography and footage from their time in the Middle East – particularly Iraq, Syria and Lebanon […]