Favourite… The Gadget of the Week: The Impossible Instant Lab

This is probably the coolest iPhone accessory we have come by in a while. Because what is cooler than the Polaroid? Well, the Impossible Instant Lab. It is the brand new – and fantastic – way to get instant photos from our phones. The Instant Lab uses the light from your iPhone’s display to process … Continue reading

Focus… Beaton in Vogue

  Released a few months ago, Beaton In Vogue is nothing less than a vivid catalogue of Cecil Beaton’s photography taken from British, American and French Vogue, immortalised in style. Beaton was convinced by Conde Nast to abandon his pocket Kodak, and his resulting photographic work earned him a place among the great chroniclers of fashion. He also designed settings … Continue reading

Focus… The Rolling Stones: 50

Yesterday, July 12th 2012, marked the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ first gig—making them, according to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the record holders for rock-band longevity. A half-century after that night at the Marquee Club on Oxford Street in London, the Stones are celebrating their achievement with a new Shepard Fairey-designed … Continue reading

Focus… ‘Out of Focus’ Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London

The ‘Out of Focus’ exhibition opened last week at the Saatchi gallery, the  first major photography exhibition in a decade for the contemporary art space.  Out of Focus collates the work of 38 artist/photographers whose diverse subject matter and approach to the medium offer a spectrum of delights. Familiar names are present, such as John Stezaker … Continue reading

Forward… The Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House

From 27 April to 20 May the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition returns to the magnificent surroundings of London’s Somerset House. The exhibition will feature photography that has been shortlisted from over 112,000 entries to the 2012 competition, and includes the work of professionals and amateurs from across the globe. Themes for this year’s show … Continue reading

Focus… Terry O’Neill – Reworked

Terry O’Neill is known for his iconic photographs of 60′s and 70′s celebrities, including Elton John, the Rolling Stones and Raquel Welch. In this exhibition he has collaborated with the Rook and Raven Gallery to let some contemporary artists ‘rework’ his photographs into their own styles. The reworked artworks are hung next to the original … Continue reading