photography

May 25, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Liberty and Justice: A tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

A photographic tribute to photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros who were killed in Libya last year. Join Benjamin J Spatz and Giles Duley in conversation with James Brabazon in the final event in Photo Week 2012.


May 25, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Reportage by Getty Images with Tom Stoddart and Peter Dench

In an evening of contrast, colour and laughs, Reportage by Getty Images showcased two of their key talents, Peter Dench and Tom Stoddart.
After reviewing portfolios at Getty’s Open Edit with his team all day, Vice President of Getty Images Aidan Sullivan introduced the evening with a short overview of the kind of work Reportage by Getty Images engages in.


May 24, 2012 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED Photo Week 2012 – Networking party with Panos Pictures

Join us for this photography networking party sponsored by Chivas Regal to celebrate 25 years of Panos Pictures. A presentation of their work will be on display throughout the evening.
This event will be a chance for those in the photojournalism industry and those with an interest in photography to come together to meet, network and enjoy themselves in a relaxed environment.


May 23, 2012 7:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – Reportage showcase by Getty Images

Two Getty photographers Peter Dench and Tom Stoddart talk to Getty’s Vice President of Assignment Aidan Sullivan about their projects and experience photographing diverse subjects.


May 23, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Voices of the South Atlantic with Adriana Groisman

By Rosie Scammell
An intimate evening unfolded at the Frontline Club last night, as Argentine photojournalist Adriana Groisman talked through her photography commemorating the Falklands/Malvinas War.


May 23, 2012 10:00 AM

FULLY BOOKED Photo Week 2012 – Open Edit with Reportage by Getty Images

As part of Photo Week 2012, Reportage by Getty Images will relocate to Paddington and their editors will be available to answer questions and review portfolios for the day. The event is free, but advance booking is required.
Established and budding photojournalists are invited to bring their portfolio and network with others in their field.


May 22, 2012 7:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – Voices of the South Atlantic with Adriana Groisman

Nearly eight years in the making, Voices of the Atlantic marks the 30th Anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas War. This major exhibition of photographs by Argentinian photographer Adriana Groisman examines the issues of war and its consequences. Groisman will be speaking about her motivations for the project as well as her experiences whilst making the work.


May 22, 2012 3:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo portfolio reviews

One-on-one feedback and advice from photojournalists at the top of their game.
Book a review of your portfolio with one VII Photo’s members at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Budding photojournalists, experienced photographers and students of photography will all benefit from a review from VII Photo’s respected members.


May 22, 2012 9:00 AM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo seminar: Making the media work for you

Join photojournalists from the prestigious agency VII Photo for a half-day of seminars on photojournalism at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
An unmissable opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the work of VII and the state of modern photojournalism.


April 25, 2012

25 years of Panos Pictures: “It’s about who you’re working with and why”

By Helena Williams
For 25 years photo agency Panos Pictures has been covering stories the mainstream media won’t. The commercial arm of the development NGO the Panos Institute (now Panos London) has had photographers documenting history as it unfolds, with a focus on social and development stories globally.


March 2, 2012

Defending collaboration, with A. A. Gill and Tom Craig

View event here. By Alan Selby The advent of new media has seen an increasing pressure placed upon journalists to become multidisciplinary, but often to the detriment of each medium. During an evening moderated by David Campany, reader in photography at Westminster University, writer A. A. Gill and photographer Tom Craig mounted an impassioned defence […]


March 1, 2012 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED The Bigger Picture with A. A. Gill and Tom Craig

As journalists are increasingly expected to multi-task and provide the text, photography, video and tweets for their stories, writer A. A. Gill and photographer Tom Craig will mount a defence of their increasingly rare form of partnership and the insights and enrichment two sides on each story can bring. Before the opening of an exhibition of their work, the pair will speak at the Frontline Club about their close collaboration and the stories they have explored together.


February 8, 2012

The DNA of culture: Jeremy Hunter in conversation with Paddy O’Connell

By Natricia Duncan     The Frontline Club was treated to an explosion of colour, culture, festivity and debate as photojournalist Jeremy Hunter explored the “DNA of countries” through pictures. Hunter described how he began travelling as part of his job as a foreign correspondent for NIR-TV in Tehran.  Although not employed as a photographer […]


January 12, 2012

Private View: Frontline News Television Exhibition 1989-2003

An exhibition of photographs chronicling Frontline News Television’s thrilling history is opening at the European Commission this January. Please join us to mark the opening of this small exhibition celebrating the courage, dedication and achievements of FNTV’s pioneering cameramen and women.


January 12, 2012 6:30 PM

FULLY BOOKED Private View: Frontline News Television Exhibition 1989-2003

An exhibition of photographs chronicling Frontline News Television’s thrilling history is opening at the European Commission this January. Please join us to mark the opening of this small exhibition celebrating the courage, dedication and achievements of FNTV’s pioneering cameramen and women.


December 6, 2011 7:00 PM

In the Picture: The Family with Jocelyn Bain Hogg

  View in iTunes A decade ago, photographer Jocelyn Bain Hogg got under the skin of organised crime for his book The Firm which portrayed the lives of the gangsters, pimps and prostitutes who roam Britain’s shadowy underworld. The VII photographer has revisited the UK’s gangland to complete his recent three-year project The Family looking at a younger, more chaotic generation […]


October 10, 2011 7:00 PM

In the Picture – Kate Brooks: A decade on the front line

A youthful Kate Brooks moved to Pakistan after September 11th 2001 to document the conflicts that flared in the region and make a name for herself as a photojournalist. Her new book, In the Light of Darkness, records the major conflicts in the Arab world in the past decade, from the Tora Bora mountains in Afghanistan, to this year’s Arab Spring. The event will be moderated by freelance journalist Ramita Navai.


September 13, 2011

Multimedia storytelling – have we seen the future of journalism?

By Antje Bormann Could Multimedia Story-telling be the new journalism? Who are its clients and how can it work commercially? Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of multimedia production studio MediaStorm, came up with some assured answers during a most informative and positive presentation about journalism and its future at the Frontline Club. Storm touched upon some […]


September 6, 2011

Getting back into the swing of things – September at Frontline Club

Tomorrow night is a First Wednesday Special in association with BBC Arabic: with a panel including the New Statesman‘s Mehdi Hasan and former diplomat Carne Ross, we will be discussing how the world has changed since the terrorist attacks almost ten years ago and ways the response to 9/11 might continue to shape our future. We will also […]


August 17, 2011

That back to school feeling: talks and screenings to feed your mind in September

There are plenty of talks and screenings at Frontline Club in September to get the grey matter going after the summer season.  At our First Wednesday Special, discuss the cultural and political changes set in motion by the events of 9/11 ten years ago and look ahead to the next decade. We’ll also be discussing extremism, Somalia, photography in […]


August 3, 2011

The week ahead at the Frontline Club: From Syria to China’s energy pioneers

Tickets for tonight’s First Wednesday have sold out but you can watch the discussion live here. Chaired by the broadcaster Paddy O’Connell, the debate will focus on Syria as the crackdown continues, the death toll rises and the UN Security Council comes under increasing pressure to reach a resolution condemning the violence. Monday’s screening Children of the Revolution tells the […]


July 21, 2011

Photography Networking Party- Who gets the credit?

By organising this photography networking event the Frontline Club proved it had its finger firmly on the pulse of the industry, as the brief Q&A session highlighted the ever growing distance between image creators and those who make decisions about their publication.


July 20, 2011 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED: Photography Networking Party

The Frontline Club is hosting a July networking party to bring together people from all branches of the photography industry. From established photographers to aspiring photojournalists, gallery curators, publishers and agencies, the event will give attendees the chance to discuss photography and network with their peers.


July 19, 2011

Phone hacking and networking for photographers: A look at the week ahead at the Frontline Club

The screens in the members bar will be showing today’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee hearing, with News Corporation’s Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks due to give evidence. Next week there will be an opportunity to discuss what  the phone hacking scandal might mean for the future of British journalism […]


July 12, 2011

The week ahead at the Frontline Club: South Sudan, Life in a Day and Photography Networking

Just days after the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, we will be bringing together a panel of experts tomorrow night to discuss what the forming of this new country means for both the South and the North of Sudan. Screenings in the week ahead include Bobby Fischer Against the World, which examines the manic, […]


July 11, 2011

The iPhone for war photographers

For many journalists, the iPhone has become a standard part of the toolset. But it’s also being tested to the limit by war reporters.  A couple of interesting experiments from Afghanistan caught my eye this morning documenting ventures in the photographic potential of the iPhone.  First, this piece in The Guardian highlighting its use by Teru […]


June 15, 2011

Shooting Libya: Inigo Gilmore and Andrew Winning at the Frontline Club

Reuters photographer Andrew Winning and freelance video journalist Inigo Gilmore spoke to a packed audience at the Frontline Club last night about their differing experiences of covering the conflict in Libya.


April 15, 2011

This week on Frontlne blogs: from whistleblowers to Midan Tahrir

For a round up of the special Frontline Club/ New Statesman whistleblowers event on Saturday 9 April, take a look at Ryan Gallagher’s posts: Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate Report: Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate Report: Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate (II) You can listen to […]


April 13, 2011

In the Picture: On your doorstep, photography and poverty

Diana Smythe, deputy editor of the British Journal of Photography, was last night joined by Save the Children’s Chris Wellings, and photographers Liz Hingley and Gideon Mendel to discuss the depiction of poverty within their work. By Sophia Spring.


April 12, 2011 7:00 PM

In the Picture: On your doorstep, photography and poverty

An eye-opening presentation of photographs will be accompanied by a discussion with two respected photographers about their experiences of working in the UK, covering issues on their doorstep. What are the challenges at home compared to overseas? Liz Hingley will talk about problems of access, media interest and legal issues.