16th January, 2019 at 9:00am
Breakfast Briefing: Photography Today
Talk | Getty Images — For our members and programme participants

We've invited a panel of practitioners to Getty Images' London HQ to share current and coming trends in photography, real-life case studies and their individual visual viewpoints.

On the morning of 16th January we'll be exploring trends, projects and opportunities at play in the world of photography today.

Talking through case studies of recent commissions and collaborations, and sharing their personal perspectives, will be lifestyle photographer, director and founder of Paper Mill Studios, Sam Robinson; award-winning photographer and Global Head of Art at Getty Images (which has recently launched its Creative Insights platform) Guy Merrill; art director and co-owner of StudioMM, Madeleine Penny; and photographer, writer and curator, Max Ferguson.

Please drop us a line below if you'd to see, and hear, some varied and expert insights into modern visual culture.


Some more background on our panel:

Sam Robinson, lifestyle photographer, director and founder of Paper Mill Studios. Sam will be offering a creative perspective on the trends he anticipates seeing in 2019, as well as sharing insights into his own career, his wide-ranging portfolio and his tips for aspiring photographers.

Guy Merrill, Global Head of Art at Getty Images, which has recently launched its Creative Insights platform. He is an award-winning photographer with over 15 years' experience in the image marketplace, who has spoken at many international events about imagery and our wider visual culture. Guy will be sharing his thoughts on how inclusivity (in front of and behind the lens) will dramatically shift the world of photography, with specific reference to the LGBTQ community. 

Madeleine Penny, Owner/ Director StudioMM. Madeleine spent many years as an editorial photography art director, most notably as picture editor of The Times Eureka, The Sunday Times Magazine and Avaunt, before art buying, creating and producing work on behalf of BBH, adam&eveDDB and Mother London. Now co-creative director and co-owner of creative agency StudioMM, she produces work on behalf of clients such as CNN, Nike and New Balance. Madeleine will be able to offer insights into commercial and editorial trends based on past and current projects.

Max Ferguson, photographer, writer and curator. Max is the Founding Editor of Splash & Grab Magazine, the Director of Photography of Port Magazine and Port Creative, a freelance Photo Editor at the Financial Times Weekend Magazine and a lecturer in documentary photography at the London College of Communication. 

Event Details
  • Location:
    101 Bayham Street,
    London, NW1 0AG,
    United Kingdom
  • Start:
    16th January, 2019 at 9:00am
  • End:
    16th January, 2019 at 11:00am
  • Cost:
    For our members and programme participants

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