In episode 30 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the importance of networking, long-term relationships and collaboration within photography. He also explains the importance of charcoal and paper to learning photography!

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

London-based portrait photographer Danny North works closely with his subjects whether it’s Lewis Hamilton or the people of the Hebridean island of Eigg. In 2017, two of his images were selected for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Danny’s work has appeared in Newsweek, The Guardian, The Independent, and Q Magazine, with his commercial clients including Monster Energy, MasterCard, Apple, Interscope, and Capitol Records. http://dannynorth.co

IMG_20181120_110736_resized_20181120_043247143Above: Students being introduced to seeing in photography through the use of charcoal. A workshop led by Grant Scott mentioned in this week’s podcast.

You can also access and subscribe to these podcasts at SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/unofphoto on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-photographic-life/id1380344701 on Player FM https://player.fm/series/a-photographic-life and Podbean www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/i6uqx-6d9ad/A-Photographic-Life-Podcast

 

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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