This page features a selection of links your tutor has recommended as reading/viewing for the course. feel free to add to these with links you find helpful or inspirational PLEASE DELETE THIS NOTE AFTER READING


Coventry East Asian Film Society


CU Photography Blog
CU Photography on Twitter
CU Photography on iTunesU
CU Photography on Vimeo


Matt Johnston
Jon Legge
Anthony Luvera
Caroline Molloy
Jonathan Shaw
Paul Smith
Jonathan Worth


#PHONAR – Photography and Narrative
#PICBOD – Picturing the Body


1000 Words
– Free, Online Photography magazine with portfolio work and interviews.
After Photography

– Fred Ritchin looks at a ‘post-photographic’ world.
American Suburb X
– Online photography magazine and archive with reviews, interviews and comment on photographic work past and present.
A Photo Editor
– Notes and images from the desk of a photo editor
– A New York based organisation promoting photography through events, books, exhibitions and workshops.
– Jörg M. Colberg critiques, questions and deconstructs contemporary photography.
David Campbell
– Professor David Campbell analyzes how documentary photography and photojournalism works in the 21st Century.
The Documentary Blog
– The world of documentary filmaking with trailers, events and reviews of latest films.
– Examining the place of photography in contemporary culture, courtesy of the National Media Museum.
– Website of Foto8 magazine and Host Gallery in London, regular exhibitions, events and competitions.
Indie Photobook Library
– The latest independently published photobooks and zines. See also ‘The Independent Photobook’
– A great resource for contemporary photography featuring a vast number of known and lesser known artists.
– A daily journal that explores contemporary photography and offers opportunities for exposure and community.
New Fotoscapes
– An unraveling of the current state of photography as a means of communication and form of art from our own Jonathan Shaw.
Photojournalism Links
– Mikko Takkunen keeps this blog up to date with all the latest photo essays, interviews and photojournalism features.
The Photo Book Club
– Wayne Ford and Matt Johnston focus on one significant photobook each month, and invite comments from followers.
– An online magazine that focuses on artists using lens-based media in the UK and Ireland.
– Publisher and commentator – producing exhibitions, books, participation and learning projects and events including the Brighton Photo Biennial.
Source Photographic Review
– Contemporary photography magazine based in Belfast with articles also available online.
This Is The What
– Photo editor Kate Osba regularly interviews many of the leading editorial photographers working today.
Wayne Ford’s Posterous
– Wayne Ford reviews a wide range of photobooks and exhibitions from around the world
What’s The Jackanory?
– Editorial photographer Andrew Hetherington blogs about professional life, assignments and time on the road.

UK GALLERIES – A small selection of galleries and museums

Belfast – Belfast Exposed
Bradford – Impressions Gallery
Bradford – National Media Museum
Cardiff – Third Floor Gallery
Coventry – Herbert Art Gallery
Leeds – White Cloth
Liverpool – Open Eye 
London – The Photographers Gallery
Newcastle – Side Gallery


Alongside the above links to foundations, organisations, magazine and publishers, it is important that you are able to see the work of your fellow students on the course. Below are the blog address of both year 2 and 3 students…

Year 3 Students

Year 2 Students