Instagram for Professionals – Top Tips & Close Up V Review

Last month we held our 5th Close Up Talk investigating Instagram as an accessible career for visual artists. Hosted at Gallery Six at The Old Truman Brewery our audience heard from four industry professionals working in the field of photography and learned about their careers, experiences and advice on Instagram for professionals.    …

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The OGC x Brighton Photo Fringe

The OGC will be taking part in this years Brighton Photo Fringe with our fantastic friends from The Photographers Gallery, Shutter Hub, Metro Imaging and Pixelrights. Our evening of talks will revolve around our recent Close Up IV topic: Photography Not Photograher, where we will focus on the people who work within the photography…

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Time To Do Nothing- Amanda Thomas

Having a break from the daily routine is always a good idea, especially when you’re running around trying to be every aspect of a self-made working artist; you promise you’ll take a step back, you won’t shoot anything and will just take in the sights and sounds of your chosen oasis. However -if you’re anything like me- when it comes to packing I begin to panic,…

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Close Up: Women In Photo Event

Metro, IdeasTap and Made in Arts London came together last week to host ‘Close Up I: Women In Photo’ at IdeasTap HQ in Bermondsey.  It was an exciting collaboration culminating in an informal networking and panel event that attracted around 100 people. Influential and experienced industry women including Anna Fox,…

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