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Our paid commissions allow photographers to create meaningful work for major brands and organisations. As an 1854 Access Member, you’ve got priority access to apply for all of them.
CALM

The CALM Homeless Truths commission will award one photographer £10,000 to document the lives of ten people experiencing homelessness in London.

Water Aid

Check back for a new commission with Water Aid, coming soon.

 

Host an 1854 Presents Event

1854 Access Members are encouraged to host an event that showcases their unique areas of expertise in our new live series, 1854 Presents.

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A selection of past 1854 commissions

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LUMIX Stories for Change

A campaign centered around the themes of diversity and inclusion, in partnership with Panasonic LUMIX, sees three photographer-filmmakers create new bodies of work that aim to celebrate togetherness and drive positive change through the power of photography. Find out more…

Star Wars Families

A photographic exploration in partnership with Lucasfilm, presented by eBay, of the generational global impact of Star Wars through the eyes of ten photographers and ten filmmakers. The campaign is a celebration of community, connection, imagination, freedom, fantasy, and most importantly, family. Find out more…

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Meet California

The campaign, run by Studio 1854 in partnership with Visit California, saw four photographers and one filmmaker create new personal projects that would shed light on the lesser-known sides of the state. Find out more…

Fractured Stories

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© Rhianon Adam

The Fractured Stories commission, supported by renewable energy company Ecotricity, explored the untold stories surrounding fracking in the UK.

Looking beyond the headlines, the photographer Rhianon Adam’s new body of work looked beyond the headlines to create a visual record of this complex and, in many ways, imperceptible subject-matter. Find out more…

Adidas

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© Alice Mann

Launched in the run up to the Women’s World Cup 2018, the adidas Breaking Barriers Commission saw photographer Alice Mann capture women’s football at a time of unique energy.

Beyond the clear political backdrop of gender inequality in the game, the campaign showcased their sheer love for the sport, and the importance of a safe supportive environment created within each of the teams. Find out more…


Studio 1854 is the award-winning visual content agency of British Journal of Photography.

Drawing on our global community of talented photographers, we create opportunities for brands to tell stories through photography, film and journalism. 

In tandem, we create paid opportunities for photographers to produce new and creatively challenging work. Find out more…

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A selection of past
1854 commissions

LUMIX Stories for Change

P1006441_Catherine_Hyland-new

© Catherine Hyland

A campaign centered around the themes of diversity and inclusion, in partnership with Panasonic LUMIX, sees three photographer-filmmakers create new bodies of work that aim to celebrate togetherness and drive positive change through the power of photography. Find out more…

Star Wars Families

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© Disney Lucasfilm

A photographic exploration in partnership with Lucasfilm, presented by eBay, of the generational global impact of Star Wars through the eyes of ten photographers and ten filmmakers. The campaign is a celebration of community, connection, imagination, freedom, fantasy, and most importantly, family. Find out more…

Meet California

The campaign, run by Studio 1854 in partnership with Visit California, saw four photographers and one filmmaker create new personal projects that would shed light on the lesser-known sides of the state. Find out more…

Fractured Stories

AnnePower_RA004273-R1-10-11-e1544476737666

© Rhiannon Adam

The Fractured Stories commission, supported by renewable energy company Ecotricity, explored the untold stories surrounding fracking in the UK.

Looking beyond the headlines, the photographer Rhianon Adam’s new body of work looked beyond the headlines to create a visual record of this complex and, in many ways, imperceptible subject-matter. Find out more…

Adidas

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© Alice Mann

Launched in the run up to the Women’s World Cup 2018, the adidas Breaking Barriers Commission saw photographer Alice Mann capture women’s football at a time of unique energy.

Beyond the clear political backdrop of gender inequality in the game, the campaign showcased their sheer love for the sport, and the importance of a safe supportive environment created within each of the teams. Find out more…

Studio 1854 is the award-winning visual content agency of British Journal of Photography.

Drawing on our global community of talented photographers, we create opportunities for brands to tell stories through photography, film and journalism. 

In tandem, we create paid opportunities for photographers to produce new and creatively challenging work. Find out more…