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Taking place annually in the Latvian capital since 2014, Riga Photomonth showcases some of the best new photography from northern and eastern Europe © © Inka & Niclas . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #rigaphotomonth #latvia #festivals #photography

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“I’m reclaiming my blackness, which I feel is continuously performed by the privileged other," says Zanele Muholi, whose series of self-portraits, Hail the Dark Lioness, is going on show in Nottingham © @muholizanele . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #hailthedarklioness #apartheid #southafrica #lbgti #race

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Congratulations to Alys Tomlinson, who has been named Photographer of the Year in the @worldphotoorg 2018 Sony World Photography Awards © Alys Tomlinson . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #2018sonyworldphotographyawards #alystomlinson #awards #ipa #meganjohnson #samuelbolduc #veselinatanasov #worldphotographyorganisation

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“The stories that grabbed my attention were those created through unique personal approaches with a clear vision and a rich visual vocabulary,” says Noriko Hayashi The @worldpressphoto Foundation reveals the participants selected for its flagship education programme © Mustafah Abdulaziz . . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #worldpressphoto #documentary #news #photojournalism #joopswartmasterclass

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For Lola Paprocka, the strongest portraits are achieved “when you can feel that the person is comfortable and confident in the way they’re being portrayed.” @unveild hosts a new solo show by award-winning photographer Lola Paprocka, plus four industry experts share their knowledge in a series of talks in Bristol © @lolapaprocka . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #lolapaprocka #portraitphotography #bristol #centrespacegallery #architecture #newbelgrade #blokovi

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“Picnicking is far from a simple affair in eastern India." Arko Datto's book PIK-NIK explores the picnic phenomenon in eastern India. © Arko Datto . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #piknik #arkodatto #india #photobook #documentary #picnic #photography

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“These victims might not be living in chains, but they are living amongst us.” Photographer Rory Carnegie was commissioned by the National Crime Agency to shed light on the Invisible People trapped in modern slavery © @carnegierory . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #invisiblepeople #rorycarnegie #nationalcrimeagency

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“I don’t think of myself as a photographer,” says Thomas Mailaender From animal skins to lava stones, all materials are fit to print on for the French artist, whose first solo show opens tomorrow at Michael Hoppen Gallery - @michaelhoppengallery. © Thomas Mailaender . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #michaelhoppengallery #thomasmailaender #thefunarchaeology #alternativeprocesses

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"I think it’s impossible to say what makes a compelling portrait. That's the beauty of it." - Jo Metson Scott What do you think makes a compelling portrait? © @jometsonscott . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #jometsonscott #portraitofbritain #portraitphotography #photography

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“I looked at these beautiful, fragile expanses, searching for Frankenstein’s creature but realised I was in fact looking at another incarnation of the beast." For her latest project, Chloe Dewe Mathews goes in search of Frankenstein in the Swiss Alps © @chloedewemathews . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #insearchoffrankenstein #alps #landscape #chloedewematthews #maryshelley #switzerland

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At first sight two very different artists, Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman's shared ability to show bodies in states of heightened emotion are foregrounded in @tateliverpool’s show © Francesca Woodman . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #LifeinMotion #TateLiverpool #EgonSchiele #FrancescaWoodman #fineart #portraits

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"It’s all about connection – about finding some kind of dialogue." Dan Wilton tells us the secret to creating a compelling portrait © @danwiltonphoto . . . . . . . #britishjournalofphotography #portraitphotography #danwilton #portraitofbritain #documentaryphotography

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