Review: Magnum Photos Present: On Migration @ Barbican Centre

Review: Magnum Photos Present: On Migration @ Barbican Centre

Since September 2015, Magnum Photos has commissioned its photographers to document the migrant crisis across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. In what is considered the largest migration of people post-World War II, the panel discussed whether the resulting photographs are driving social change or if it is a case of compassion fatigue. The […]

Muhammad Ali: the Greatest in Photographs

Muhammad Ali: the Greatest in Photographs

Following the death of boxing’s greatest fighter, here at The Mango Lab we’ve decided to curate some of Muhammad Ali’s most iconic shots and the stories behind them. With 56 wins over the course of his career, a facetious energy and a defining poetic finesse, Muhammad Ali was never shy of the camera, and his […]

The Story Behind the Picture: Ben Quinton

The Story Behind the Picture: Ben Quinton

It’s not often you get to shoot one of the greatest artists to come out of the UK but Ben Quinton did just that when he photographed David Hockney for the Guardian Weekend. Photographing since he was 16, Ben brings an insouciant and refreshing approach to portraiture. Here he explains why he loved snapping David, how […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

There are some great and interesting reads out there on the world wide web and far too many to read all at once! At The Mango Lab we’ve decided to pick four stories, which are circulating the Internet that have got us thinking, seeing or just plain got us!  ••• HUCK: Photographer documents man’s destruction […]

Photo London 2016 begins: UK’s Largest Photography Event

Photo London 2016 begins: UK’s Largest Photography Event

The photography event of the year Photo London launched for the second time today. With work from some of the most renowned photographers featured, 85 of the world’s leading galleries showcasing and numerous talks taking place over the next few days. Four major exhibitions will be unveiled at Somerset House including Photo London Master of […]

The Mango Lab @ SohoCreate press launch

The Mango Lab @ SohoCreate press launch

Described as the most creative square mile in the world Soho is a labyrinth of artistic businesses. For the third year SohoCreate aims to inspire, celebrate and connect the wealth of creatives based there. The Mango Lab sat down with CEO Tom Harvey to hear his thoughts on the future of creativity and what it […]

Student Spotlight: Nick Buckley

Student Spotlight: Nick Buckley

Student Spotlight chats with former Mango Lab students. This month we catch up with Nick Buckley from our Intermediate Photography course. He talks about how he got into photography, chasing light in winter evenings in London and how he uses Instagram to test reactions to his photography. What initiated your interest in photography? It started […]

The Story Behind the Picture: Henry Wilkins

The Story Behind the Picture: Henry Wilkins

Click on image to take you to story as it appears in The Telegraph. Our curiosity for photographers and their photos continues into April. In our second edition of The Story Behind the Picture we introduce Henry Wilkins, a photojournalist with a striking portfolio and a keen eye for absurdity. Henry talks us through a […]

Review: ‘Strange & Familiar’ @ Barbican Art Gallery

Review: ‘Strange & Familiar’ @ Barbican Art Gallery

‘Strange and Familiar’ is an extensive interpretation of Britain, as seen through the lens of international photographers. Curated by British photojournalist and Magnum member, Martin Parr, the pictures form a diverse timeline and trace the social transformation of the UK through the decades. There are over 250 photographs on show from 23 different photographers; consequently […]

Review: ‘A Chunk of Punk’ @ Barbican Music Library

Review: ‘A Chunk of Punk’ @ Barbican Music Library

The ‘A Chunk of Punk’ exhibition at the Barbican Music Library has hit a high note and been extended until May due to popular demand.