Lewis Bush: A Portrait to Flatter

https://witness.worldpressphoto.org/a-portrait-to-flatter-652a5f855dd2

“… As I waited, my eye was drawn to the rows of digital displays hanging throughout the departure lounge. Normally displaying advertisements and train departure times, instead these boards were illuminated with a series of photographic portraits.

This was part of Portrait of Britain, a collaboration between the British Journal of Photography and the digital billboard operator JCDeaux, who came together to display 100 portraits of contemporary Britons on digital signage across the country….”

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British Journal of Photography: Education, the celebrated University of South Wales, Cardiff

http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/07/education-the-celebrated-university-of-south-wales-cardiff/

“After nearly half a century, the world-renown photography department has moved from Newport to the Welsh capital where, under the direction of Paul Reas and a team of practising professionals, it is preparing students for today’s industry…

… For over four decades, the documentary photography course has forged a reputation as one of the UK’s leading photography teaching destinations….

… “We have always been driven by the industry expectations of a photographer working within a documentary practice. And that’s definitely reflected in the kind of people that we recruit to teach, and some of the teaching methodologies as well.”…”