From an obscure Tumblr page, Harley Weir rose to become the UK fashion industry’s most in-demand young photographer. How did she do it?

Olga Matveeva was living in Crimea and deeply in love when the war began. As Russian troops rolled in, her relationship disintegrated. She used her camera as a diary "trying to raise one question - how could this happen?”

New York's Studio 54 opened in 1977, closed in 1981, and is now remembered as the most glamorous nightclub in history. Tod Papageorge took 1500 photographs of the Big Apple's beau monde. They're available now, for the first time.

What can we learn from the violent death of Eric Garner? Ashley Clark reflects on the relationship between civic photojournalism and institutional racism.

Eric Garner

As Eric Garner choked to death on a street in New York, his friend Ramsey Orta took out his camera phone. Now in jail on drug charges, Orta's simple act of documentary sparked global protests. Ciaran Thapar reports.

Tim Matsui's The Long Night remind us that sex trafficking doesn't purely exist on the fringes of society. After winning World Press Photo's best feature documentary, Matsui talks to Guy Bolton

For Paul Kooiker, photography and voyeurism are inextricably linked and the camera is a guilty look through the keyhole, writes Taco Hidde Bakker.

When Jiehao Su was 18, he lost his mother. He set out on a nomadic journey across China, an exploration of self, and of a country in the throes of change. Lowenna Waters reports.

Our search for the world’s most talented students and recent graduates. Win an exhibition and international exposure.

Cooling Tower, Rheim-Moers, Germany, 1963

Hilla Becher, the godmother of architectural photography, recounts her extraordinary career in an exclusive interview with BJP

Gered Mankowitz © Bowstir Ltd. 2015/

Still high, Gered Mankowitz climbed Primrose Hill with The Rolling Stones after an all night recording session. His image became the cover of Taschen's new photography retrospective of the iconic British band

Werner Amann's Surf Fiction is a melting pot of Los Angeles' pop and comic book culture, blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction

On the release of Does Yellow Run Forever? - "an intimate, personal photo series" - Paul Graham talks to Gerry Badger exclusively for BJP

Raised by an often absent, hard-working mum, Bara Prasilova knows nothing of a conventional childhood. Evolve, the series that won her a Hasselblad Master, examines the fragile threads that bind people to one another, finds Donatella Montrone

Image © Jamey Stillings from the series From Changing Perspectives: Energy in the American West

The winners of this year’s Sygenta award - on the theme of Scarcity-Waste - are currently on show at Somerset House in London. Rachel Segal Hamilton reviews the exhibition.

Emine Gozde Sevim spent sixteen months capturing the revolution and its bloody aftermath in Egypt, in a series to be turned into a photobook by German publisher Kehrer Verlag this summer

 “Rush slowly”, a quote from Josef Sudek, is something of a mantra for Ken Grant, the Liverpool native who, over a 20 year career, has worked ceaselessly. Now his time has come, writes his former pupil Colin Pantall

VIDEO: When Phil Toledano was six, his sister died. His family never talked of her again. But when his parents died, they left a box of her belongings. This is what he found.

First Place - Harish Chavda - United Kingdom

Dwain Chambers' redemptive moment, when the British sprinter won the right to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games, secured photographer Harish Chavda top stop in HIPA's general category

First Place - Rudoi Vladimirovich - Russian Federation

A teenage girl from a remote region of Russia helped Rudoi Vladimirovich win first prize in HIPA's Faces category