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BJP & Magnum Photos present four new Professional Practice Workshops

British Journal of Photography have teamed up with Magnum Photos to offer a brand new programme of professional development workshops starting November 2016

With an ever-changing arts market and increasingly competitive photography network, there has never been a time more important to know how to market, sell and distribute your work.

A fresh programme of workshops led by industry professionals and Magnum photographers taking place over the coming months, will provide an invaluable insight into the dos and don’ts of the photography market, and present highly valuable training opportunities for photographers at any stage in their career.

There will be four workshops each lasting two days, with the first starting on 19 November.

Each will address a different aspect of the business, including how to establish a professional network of industry contacts, how to understand the requirements of the market and what the realistic routes into photographic employment are.

A selection of carefully curated lectures from speakers addressing specific areas of the photographic industry, sharing practical advice on how to succeed in their particular area,  will take the lead in activities for the first day.

On the second day, photographers will have the chance to present their portfolios and get honest and constructive individual feedback from the speakers and Magnum staff.

Each workshop, which will be held at the Magnum Print Room in east London, is open to 40 applicants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so don’t miss your chance to sign up!

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

The A-Z  of Editorial Photography: How to succeed in the editorial market
Sat 19 & Sun 20 November 2016

Learn from Magnum photographer Diana Markosian and leading photography commissioners including; Hamish Crooks (Magnum Photos), Emma Bowkett (FT Magazine and Port Magazine), Alexia Singh (Reuters, Magnum, Save the Children) on how to get that assignment.

Storytelling, Collaboration and Advocacy: Working on photographic projects for the greater social good
Sat 4 & Sun 5 Feb 2017

Learn about how the photography collaborations behind international and national charity campaigns from NGO representatives.

Navigating the Photography Art Market: How to get an exhibition and sell your prints
Sat 1 & Sun 2 April 2017

A look at how to approach galleries, exhibition curation and sales from speakers from commercial galleries and national art institutions.

Publishing and photo books: How to edit, publish and distribute your work
Sat 29 & Sun 30 July 2017

Speakers from the publishing markets talk all things production.

Price: £275 per workshop
Special offer: Book before November 15th for a discounted price of £225

For full details and to book a place visit: magnum-bjp.com

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