British Journal of Photography.
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Since 1854 BJP has celebrated you; the artists, inventors and pioneers who have shaped contemporary photography. 

We are dedicated to finding the signal in the noise of 300M images shared every day. For 166 years BJP has embraced work that has meaning, challenging preconceived notions of what good photography is. We have given the creators of this work a platform to communicate the force of their images to a wider public. 

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British Journal of Photography.
Created to inspire.

Since 1854 BJP has celebrated you; the artists, inventors and pioneers who have shaped contemporary photography. 

We are dedicated to finding the signal in the noise of 300M images shared every day. For 166 years BJP has embraced work that has meaning, challenging preconceived notions of what good photography is. We have given the creators of this work a platform to communicate the force of their images to a wider public. 

As a Member, you have unlimited access to our digital archive. Click on any of the issues below to read on our App for iOS or GooglePlay. 

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Ahead of Zanele Muholi’s survey show at Tate Modern, we interview the South African artist about photography and activism. We talk to Lewis Khan about his timely work on the NHS, and Matteo de Mayda tells the story of Vo – the first village in Italy to record a case of Covid-19, and its success in suppressing the spread of the virus

Our June issue — a special COVID-19 digital edition made just for our members and subscribers — is dedicated to the great unseen, as we speak to photographers who are documenting the stories of the coronavirus pandemic from the inside

May’s issue reflects on the modern day and interrogates what happens to the nude in photography

April’s issue delves into the history of violence, featuring work by Pieter Hugo, An-My Lệ, and the late Michael Schmidt

March’s issue focuses on bodies of work that ruminate on places that are hidden or forgotten

The first issue of 2020 is devoted to the Barbican’s forthcoming show on how masculinity is coded, performed, and socially constructed

The annual issue returns with our pick of the best photography from 2019

In the December issue, we feature four photographers who each focus on an aspect of contemporary American society, from Andres Gonzalez’ exploration of mass shootings in US schools to Eli Durst’s oblique study of community

In the November issue we visit Garry Fabian Miller at the end of an era — as he works his way through his last 100 sheets of Cibachrome

As the UK lurches towards a possible extension of the Brexit deadline, British Journal of Photography’s annual Portrait Issue returns with a selection of images from this year’s Portrait of Britain award

The September issue features an exclusive interview with Tim Walker, as well as Libuše Jarcovjáková’s documentation of the Prague underground, our pick of this year’s British graduates, and much more

Our August issue is dedicated to journeys, exploring photographic odysseys from across four continents

The July issue features Jack Davison, Aaron Schumann, Maisie Cousins, and Henry Wessel, among many others who remind us of why photographers do what they do 

For our annual talent issue, we introduce this year’s Ones To Watch: 19 emerging photographers drawn from 750 nominations made by our global network of experts 

George Georgiou, Jonathan Torgovnik, Nadine Stijns and Cansu Yildiran all feature in our community issue, which focuses on the ideas and strategies behind four contrasting approaches employed by outsiders looking in

BJP’s April issue is dedicated to the idea of the street as a site of theatre and historical spectacle, featuring Eamonn Doyle, Mark Power, Guy Tillim, and many more 

Our March issue is devoted to the theme of this year’s Format festival, Forever/Now, as we present a selection of work that will go on show at the fair this March

This month we bring you photographers that employ a wide range of approaches, from all corners of the world. Common to all is an implicit link between the personal and the political

BJP’s annual Cool + Noteworthy issue is back, presenting the people, places and projects that have caught our eye over the past year

We suggest an alternative take on nature photography, via images that celebrate the spiritual pull of forests, warn of an apocalyptic future, and suggest new approaches to the natural world

This issue has a distinct historical concern, join us as we follow the work of photographers who have dealt with issues of remembrance, identity and ritual across the century

We shift our focus to portrait photography, with a round-the-world trip by way of France, Nepal and New Zealand, focusing on different approaches to portraiture and representation

This  issue takes its name from Vigilance, Struggle, Pride: Through Her Eyes, a touring exhibition questioning what it means to be a woman now

 

In our fourth annual education issue, we continue our focus on the world’s elite photography educators, looking and learning from those committed to lifelong experimentation

Following on from our latest talent issue, our next edition features the work of three former Ones To Watch who have followed through on their promise: Ricardo Cases, Max Pinckers and Sim Chi Yin

From science fiction to camp iconography, our annual Ones To Watch issue highlights some of the brightest emerging photographers and their projects

From Bangladesh’s rising Padma River to Switzerland’s obsession with security, we explore change and sustainability in our special issue on the Hamburg Triennial of Photography

We focus on the way artists and photographers have depicted the human body in their work – and how contemporary image-makers are bending its boundaries

We look at photographers who work closely with their subjects, inviting them to contribute in order to incorporate their perspectives

We look at collaboration in photography, and how it can add perspectives and power to projects on particular subjects

We look back on 2017 and the people, places, and projects that made it an interesting and diverse year in photography

We mark the centenary of the October Revolution with an issue considering the USSR and its fall-out

Environmental expeditions, religious pilgrimage, market meetings, Brexit Britain – no two journeys are the same in this issue of BJP

This issue focuses on the alluring power of portraiture to capture raw and honest moments that defy expectations

This issue unveils invisible landscapes and societies through the work of Poulomi Basu, Hoda Afshar, Sanne de Wilde and the Sputnik Photos collective, revealing intimate relationships, complex geopolitical realities and alternative perceptions

The Look & Learn issue features insights into learning photography at Ostkreuz in Berlin, Fatamorgana in Copenhagen, and the University of South Wales in Cardiff, and introduces our Breakthrough Award winners

This issue features Max Pinckers, Daniel Berehulak, Munem Wasif, and Thomas Struth and their varying takes on truth and post-truth

We feature our annual survey of the best emerging photographers from around the world, recommended by a global panel of experts

Do women see things differently to men? Charlotte Jansen thinks so, and inspired by her new book, Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze, we’re featuring work by women on racial prejudice, young offenders, abortion and much more

BJP digs deeper with artists who interrogate the fragile materiality of the photograph, photographs caves with robotic cameras, and Old Masters with x-ray machines. Plus the Leica M10, new work, and interviews with Kinfolk, Charlotte Cotton and Emma Bowkett

From the places we call home to Earth’s altered landscape, we’ve partnered with Britain’s biggest photofestival, Format, to explore the theme Habitat.

This issue of BJP takes a look at the city – and how clubbers, skaters and kids reconfigure it to their own ends

Our latest Cool & Noteworthy issue takes tips from photo insiders to shape an eclectic mix of the best, most innovative and most memorable projects of 2016

On the menu this month, we focus on food, from images made to make your mouth water by world-class specialist Per-Anders Jorgensen to more gritty depictions of nosh from Magnum photographer Martin Parr

Photographing community: from elite public schools to Viennese dive bars

In Portrait of Britain, the BJP team envisaged an exhibition by the people, of the people and for the people. In our new portraiture issue, we reveal the selected images which will be displayed nationwide in an unprecedented outdoor exhibition examining the face of modern Britain.

In this issue, meet the photographers putting a human face to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time

Meet the teachers in our special issue devoted to photography learning, including Stephen Shore, JH Engström and teachers from London’s Royal College of Art

How can contemporary photographers shoot stories from the past? By taking a long hard look at how they continue to inform our cultures and lives, as our July issue shows

This issue features our annual survey of the best emerging photographers from around the world, recommended by a global panel of experts

In this issue, we look at what might just be the photographer’s holy grail: creative commissioned work. We’re seeing more brands take an enlightened view on imagery, allowing photographers the freedom to create cutting-edge work. Our new magazine is a celebration of such a creative, collaborative process. You can buy it now

Bigger and better. The new-look BJP has landed. From outer space to lifesaving machines and surreal underground research labs, we explore the vernacular of science. Plus, life inside the bubble for tech entrepreneurs in San Francisco Bay, pioneering with VR, Erik Kessels, Phase One’s XF 100MP, and expanded Agenda, Projects, Intelligence and Technology sections

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