Open Call: New Photographers Guild 2019 / 2020

New Photographers Guild is a mentored photography programme preparing recent graduates for professional life beyond education led by Elaine Livingstone, photographer, Claire Stewart, photography lecturer, James Pfaff, photographer and artist and Laura Liebnitz, photography lecturer in association with Street Level Photoworks.

Working in a small team and meeting monthly, photographers will be offered support, guidance and experience in working to a creative brief from initial conception to the final editing process, culminating in a participant-led exhibition.

Aspects of the programme will include

* Guidance in delivery and execution of a professional brief

* Industry professional lectures

* Peer review sessions

* Identifying an appropriate client

* Self promotion

* Meeting industry standards

* Pitching work to industry professionals

* Exhibition production

The programme comprises of monthly meetings in Glasgow over this period: while we do understand that sometimes life and work can get in the way unexpectedly, it is important that you feel able to make this commitment before accepting a place.

New Photographers Guild welcomes applications from graduates working across all photographic genres. If you are interested in taking part, please send six images of your own work and a statement (300 words max) to describing your work, and how you think this opportunity could be of benefit to your creative career. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 15th October 2019 at midnight.

Shortlisted applicants may have to attend a brief interview before being offered a place on this year’s programme. You will be notified if you are being offered a place on the programme or are invited for interview by Friday 25th October 2019.

The initial session will take place in November, date and time TBC.