Here be Dragons | UrbanPhotoFestival Masterclass review

Here be Dragons | UrbanPhotoFestival Masterclass review

UrbanPhotoFest has come to a close for another year. The enthusiasm and attendance which we witnessed from the events visited reflects the increasing interest we feel is happening within the industry. While the mobile technology revolution has certainly opened gateways and brought a rush of new participants looking to create personal work and make connections […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Are there such things as sushi bars for dogs, robot love, and quarter-life crises? Well, you’re about to find out in our Best of Web for the week. Eccentric? Unconventional? Comical? Not what you usually say about the news, but we think we’ve found just those stories this week.  … Concrete Playground: Poochi sushi  Just […]

In pictures: Paris Photo 2017

In pictures: Paris Photo 2017

The 21st edition of Paris Photo took place over the weekend bringing 180 international galleries under the same extravagant roof at Grand Palais. We managed to get down to Champs-Élysées to see the infamous exhibition in the flesh.  … Grand Palais, with it’s glass-domed roof and Beaux-Arts architecture, was transformed into a series of mini […]

Street photography stories: Russia, Poland and Eastern Europe with Richard Morgan

Street photography stories: Russia, Poland and Eastern Europe with Richard Morgan

After completing his PhD at UCL’s School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, Richard Morgan took his lens to Poland to document the post-industrial heart of Europe. In this interview Richard discusses his appetite for capturing antithesis in street photography.  … Would you primarily describe yourself as a street photographer? I define myself as a […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Wherever you are this weekend don’t forget to catch up on our pick of the best online news. This week’s stories include: creatives on World Mental Health Day, behind the scenes of The Man Who Fell to Earth, and achieving consciousness through surfing.   … It’s Nice That: “Subtlety is key”: Rachel Levit on the […]

Student Spotlight: Niaz Maleknia

Student Spotlight: Niaz Maleknia

Student Spotlight chats with former Mango Lab students. In the lead up to our upcoming UrbanPhotoFest Masterclass this year we chat with Niaz Maleknia from our 2016 UPF Masterclass. Niaz talks about embracing ugliness when photographing, her recent controversial projects on mental health, and why perseverance is the key to pursuing photography as a career.  […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

In accordance with the release of Blade Runner 2049 we have a slightly more dystopian take on the best news stories this week. Themes include, isolation, technological thought control, and new discoveries in our sleeping patterns. … The New York Times: 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to 3 Americans for body clock studies  Last […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

It’s been a busy week completing the details for our Masterclass at the UPF17 Photo Festival in November but we managed to pull a Best of the Web together for you.  Why not indulge in some of the more interesting arts and cultural news stories from this week. … Wallpaper: Witty and wonderful, William Wegman’s […]

Best of the web

Best of the web

It’s Sunday, and you’re tossing up between staying in or enjoying what could be the last of the sun and warm weather. While you decide, take a read of the fascinating news stories traveling the web this week. Stories include, Uber losing their London license, refugee women finding work in floristry, and why two young entrepreneurs […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

From Americanisms expunging the Queen’s English to a retrospective of crude Mad Men ads from the 20th century, wherever you are this weekend don’t forget to read our weekly update of the best news stories circulating the internet.  … BBC Culture: How Americanisms are killing the English language Notice that ‘z’ replacing ‘s’ in some […]