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Alumni Spotlight: Anna Mehta

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Mehta

Tell us about yourself I grew up in North Yorkshire but I spent 11 years living in London and 2 years in Qatar before returning to the UK. I am so lucky to live in the beautiful city of York with my husband and two children. I never thought of myself as creative and...

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Alumni Spotlight: Michaela Strivens

Alumni Spotlight: Michaela Strivens

Tell us about yourself I’m a mother of two, wife and documentary family photographer based in Carshalton, South London. I came to photography relatively late in life, after my second child came along, and as I've developed as a photographer, I've come to realise the...

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Alumni Spotlight: Fardo Dopstra

Alumni Spotlight: Fardo Dopstra

Tell us about yourself My name is Fardo and I’m from Groningen, The Netherlands - it’s a very charming place to live. I share a 1930’s home overlooking a pond with my husband and cat. Because the husband’s only home on weekends, my brother jokes we’ve only spent about...

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Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Jane Dalby

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Jane Dalby

Tell us about yourself I was born and raised in South Africa, and now based in Surrey, UK where I live with my other half, three young children and golden retriever. I trained and worked as an architect for 12 years before turning my camera and creativity to focus on...

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Alumni Spotlight: Nic Shuttleworth

Alumni Spotlight: Nic Shuttleworth

Tell us about yourself I’m Nic and I live near York, UK, with my family of 5, but I’m originally from Bolton, across the Pennines (where it always rains). I have an extensive background in design and art direction. My career started off designing billboards for...

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How to deal with impostor syndrome as a photographer

How to deal with impostor syndrome as a photographer

Many photographers I speak to tell me they often feel like impostors, scared of taking the plunge and trying something new, scared they are not good enough to start a business, or submit their images to a competition, or even share it on social media. The list goes...

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The Art of Real Life at The Photography Show

The Art of Real Life at The Photography Show

The Made for Documentary team is very excited to be taking part in The Photography Show this year. Flying the flag for documentary family photography, we’ll be talking about the approach and how to artfully document real family life. We’ll be running a live...

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Education. Made for Documentary.

Education. Made for Documentary.

And we’re off! Last week our very first group mentoring programme Turning Chaos into Art: Elevating the Documentary Image started. Antonina and Emma are working with an incredible group of photographers who, over the next six months, will take their documentary family...

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