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I see the darkness - Redeye member Simon Bowcock reviews Paris Photo

‘There are too many pictures now. It’s overwhelming. A flood of images that passes by, and says, ‘why should we remember anything?’ There is too much to remember now, too much to take in,’ said the celebrated photographer Robert Frank recently, according to The Guardian.

The Barbican - Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Exhibition open until 11th January 2015
www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery

by James Chris Parker

The Barbican currently holds an inspiring and thought-provoking exhibition of some of the finest landscape photography representing architecture from the 1930s onwards. The exhibition is truly something special, and a pleasure to view.

Hackney Museum - Strike a Pose: Portraits from a Hackney Studio

1 October 2014-17 January 2015
www.hackney.gov.uk

Hackney Museum marked Photomonth with a display of thousands of images unearthed from the archival material of R.A Gibson Photographic Studio, based on Clapton Road.

Redeye member James Parker interviews Photomonth Director Maggie Pinhorn

Photomonth photography festival sits in East London and celebrates a vast collection of photography in galleries and venues until late November. Based in local areas including Spitalfields, Shoreditch, Bethnal Green in Tower Hamlets, Dalston, Homerton and Hoxton in Hackney. In these locations you can find an abundance of events, talks, pop-up shops and even a café-crawl that are still on for another month. The festival couldn’t be more different from those events usually held in galleries with white washed walls upon walls.

Redeye member Lynne Connolly reviews the panel discussion ‘How photography informed and influenced the Northern Ireland peace process’ at Oxford Photography Festival.

The power of the image
by Lynne Connolly

A big topic and a big panel of speakers to tackle it, including photographers, politicians, journalists and theorists: Sir Jonathan Phillips, Paul Murphy MP, Philip Jacobson, Mike Abrahams (photographer), Gerry Fitzgerald (photographer and Belfast Telegraph editor), Dr Sandra Plummer, and Lord Trimble.

Redeye member Lynne Connolly reviews Peter Kennard's talk at Oxford Photography Festival

A constructed and imagined treat to see a chronological tour of Peter Kennard’s work as part of the Oxford Photography Festival this Autumn. With a range of approximately 230 slides covering work from the 1970’s to present day, it was a feat to fit it into the strict one-hour timeframe of the session at Oxford Brooks.

Suited and Booted: pick of week 7 of "52 Weeks at Redeye"

Our pick of the photos submitted for the seventh week of the 52 Weeks at Redeye challenge on Flickr - images responding to the title Suited and Booted. Chosen by Redeye's Paul Herrmann and Adam Lee.

Meet a Redeye Member - Verity Milligan

I was rather late entering the world of photography. I’ve always been creative, firstly hoping to be an illustrator, but never quite feeling like I was talented enough. I first seriously picked up a camera when I was 25, but once I started to enjoy the learning curve, I realised this was the perfect way for me to be creative and explore the world. It grew from there through different cameras, styles and has lead to so many experiences and encounters.

At Work: pick of week 5 of "52 Weeks at Redeye"

Our pick of the photos submitted for the fifth week of the 52 Weeks at Redeye challenge on Flickr - images responding to the title At Work. Chosen by Redeye's Paul Herrmann

Work is ever more behind closed doors. Each time you sign in as a visitor to a workplace, you probably also, without realising it, agree to respect the confidentiality of the company. There's a barrier for the resourceful photographer to surmount. But perhaps a bigger one is the move away from work being about the physical object to the growing intangibility of the service sector.

Taking My Time: pick of week 4 of "52 Weeks at Redeye"

Our pick of the photos submitted for the fourth week of the 52 Weeks at Redeye challenge on Flickr - images responding to the title Taking My Time. Chosen by Redeye's Paul Herrmann

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