Apply for the Mentoring Programme
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLYING TO THE MENTORING PROGRAMME HAS NOW PASSED
To apply for the Mentoring Programme you will first need to become a member.
Tell me more about the Mentoring Programme, what's involved?
- You will meet with your mentors (a leading photographer and respected picture editor) for 5-6 sessions over the course of 2 months. The programme will begin from the 16th July 2012.
- Your team will set the meeting times based on your combined schedules. The final project must be completed by 15 September 2012.
- You will be required to identify a subject based on the given theme (see the "Home" brief). Once you've selected your subject, our mentors will help to narrow down your brief.
- Outside of meeting with your mentors, you will be required to photograph this subject and deliver a minimum of 4 images and a short essay of no more than 300 words.
- Your team will also be responsible for documenting the mentoring process.
Who are the mentors?
Picture Editor: Jasmine Teer (Photography Manager,Visit Britain)
Picture Editor: Debbie Ireland (Former Manager of the AA Picture Library)
Photographer: Daniel Bosworth
Picture Editor: Elaine Livingstone (Picture Editor, Opus Media)
London Commercial team:
Picture Editor: Sophie Chapman-Andrews (Head of Art Buying, McCann London)
London Editorial team:
Picture Editor: Sophie Batterbury (Picture Editor, Independent on Sunday)
Photographer: Justin Sutcliffe
Why should I take part?
- We are awarding prizes for the best mentoring projects. See full prize details here
BEST IN SHOW:
Adobe Photoshop CS6 software
Metro Imaging mentoring and printing
BEST SINGLE IMAGE:
Bowens Gemini 400rx Flash
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software
- The project and your work will be promoted in the press.
- You will have work exhibited in the Mentoring Programme group show in London and New York. The work from the 2011 programme was exhibited at the Calumet Gallery in New York in January 2012 and at Hoxton Gallery in March 2012. The Hoxton "Raw Energy" show was selected as one of The London Evening Standard’s Five Best Small Photographic Exhibitions.
- You will learn from a leading photographer and picture editor.
- You will get the opportunity to network with industry leaders.
- You will be able to create some great work for your portfolio.
- You can add the experience to your CV to add more depth to your professional experience.
What do I need to do if I'm interested?