Pit House To Politics – Vanessa Short

“Each interview filled me with dread. I was recording the amazing achievements of these women, women who’d welcomed me into their lives, and I’d kept something hidden, something I knew was important to them.”     I lived through the miners’ strike of the 1980’s as the child of a…

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IWMxTheOGC: The Comfort of Strangers -NDR

NDR is me. I am a Midlands based photographer with a small studio in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire. Arriving at my studio after the insanity of the school run (although after 14 years it is getting slightly more bearable) and between the pretty witching hours of 9.30 & 3pm -put on the…

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This What A Photographer Looks Like©

This Is What A Photographer Looks Like© : A photography campaign initiated by The Old Girls’ Club Launched October 2014 by myself and Alice, this is an on-going series of portraits; photographers by photographers or self-portraits, emphasising the fact you hire a photographer based on their skill, style and reputation not…

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Show and Tell: A Guest Post by Jessica McDermott

I have been working on ‘Show and Tell’ for about a year. The project takes its name from the primary school acitivity where children bring in an object to show the class and tell them all about it. This is essentially the premise of my project, only with adults and…

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