How do you make a living from the work you really want to do? As part of our work to support contemporary creative and fine art photographers to deliver personal or self-generated projects as part of their broader careers, we are delighted to offer two short sessions at Beyond the Lens Festival 2017. 

Photographer and Redeye member Lisa Patricia invites you into her world of wrestling photography as she hosts an evening that looks at the story of two niche sports told in photographs. Speaking alongside Lisa will be Manchester-based professional photographer Richard Goulding who will present his project ‘Because of Judo’.

In partnership with Castlefield Gallery and Manchester Craft & Design Centre, we present a day of talks, discussions and workshops encouraging photographers, artists and makers to draw inspiration for their personal practice from other paid and commercial work.

Adler, RUSSIA, 2011 - A view on the beach near Adlersky Kurortny Gorodok in Adler. © Rob Hornstra / Flatland Gallery

In partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), Redeye presents a series of photographic talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists. On 27 February, acclaimed photographer Rob Hornstra joins us to talk about his life, work and unique approach to documentary photography.

On 20 March 2018, critically acclaimed artist Edgar Martins joins us to talk about his life, work and his unique approach to photography. One of a series of talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists, in partnership with Manchester School of Art.

On 11 April 2018, Dougie Wallace joins us to talk about his life and work, and his unique approach to social documentary and street photography. One of a series of photographic talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists, in partnership with Manchester School of Art.

Hothouse arrives in Manchester for a day-long celebration of photographic talent, with short talks, portfolios, books and coffee. 

Successful Contemporary Photography

A series of short talks at The Photography Show in Birmingham that look to the future of photography and the steps professionals are taking to combine meaningful work with continued success. 

Lightbox Launch

To celebrate the launch of Lightbox 2017/18, Redeye invites previous Lightbox participants to share their experiences of the course. Whilst offering the opportunity for prospective applicants to learn more about the course content and have any questions answered.

Photographic artist and Redeye member Natalie Wardle hosts an evening talk and discussion to showcase emerging northern talent whose work looks at the human form in visual art and performance. 

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