Events and Exhibitions
Our relationship to the image and the way in which information is captured has changed substantially in recent years. The number of images we encounter on a daily basis has continued to rise ever more steeply, there are now over one and a half billion images uploaded every day. We also appear frequently on surveillance images, with the UK reported to have in excess of 6 million CCTV cameras.
Co-commissioned and curated by Mark Devereux Projects. Lay of the Land (and other such myths) is a new project and exhibition investigating connections between gender and geographical place.
Weaving together extraordinary images, bio-medical research and individual testimonies, Lucida exposes the curious and complex relationship between the human eye, the brain and vision.
Curated by the iconic British photographer Martin Parr, Strange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK.
Upcoming Events and Exhibitions
A full day workshop that will guide you through the fundamentals of street photography. Street photography is one of the most difficult genres of photography to master because your subjects and the conditions are so unpredictable. From dealing with strangers to creating a visual narrative, professional photographer David Nightingale, and guest speakers, will guide you through key techniques to give you the confidence to start shooting.
A full day workshop that will guide you through the fundamentals of urban and architectural photography. Whether it's buildings, transport or people, towns and cities can be challenging yet stimulating to photograph. Professional photographer David Nightingale, with guest speakers, help you to explore the cityscape in this practical workshop, offering advice on composition and getting the best results from the equipment you have.
A full day workshop that will ground you in the basics of post-production editing software Adobe Photoshop. Regardless of your expertise in photography, it is rare to achieve such a perfect image straight from the camera that post-production editing can be bypassed. Generally, images will need to be altered in size and adjusted for exposure, tone and print. Professional photographer David Nightingale talks you through the core principals of Photoshop with practical examples; from optimising your RAW files to basic masking and layers.
A full day workshop that will give you a grounding in analogue photography. In times when we are bombarded with technology, it’s good to take some time out and try something different. From calotypes and salt prints to daguerreotypes and silk prints, professional practitioner Libby Nightingale will give you an overview and history of traditional methods, film types and processing in this hands-on workshop.
Past Events and Exhibitions
The exhibition brings together a group of works which make things slow down or stop. This could be the subject of the work; things coming to a temporary stop to capture an unexpected moment.
‘Untitled (2:10am)’ is a photo-series by Bankley member Andy Broadey that draws together cinematic, architectural and musical references to examine the relationship between time and change within the post-communist condition.
To mark the close of Andy Broadey's exhibition 'Untitled (2:10am)' he will give a talk about the work at Bankley Gallery.
Redeye member David Gleave will be hosting the launch of his book "In the City" which includes 56 images taken in various cities.