In episode 20 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the differences between personal, commissioned and commercial work, the importance of personal projects and how he approaches projects to ensure successful outcomes.

Plus this week London based photographer Emma Blau takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which she answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’

Emma Blau is an award-winning British photographic artist, curator and commentator; her photography is held in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London and has been exhibited both internationally and in the UK as well as featuring in leading publications including British Vogue, Wallpaper* and The Sunday Times Magazine. www.emmablau.com

You can also access and subscribe to these podcasts at SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/unofphoto

and on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-photographic-life/id1380344701

Grant Scott is the founder/curator of United Nations of Photography, a Senior Lecturer in Professional Photography at the University of Gloucestershire, a working photographer, and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained (Focal Press 2014) and The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Focal Press 2015). His next book #New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in January 2019.

His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay will be screened across the UK and the US in 2018.

© Grant Scott 2018

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