The magazine of the photo-essay
February 2019 issue
“A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine.  Fabulous!” Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film maker
Damian Bird To commission him or to request prints of his work: Damian Bird (born London, 1972)  is a photographer, photojournalist and lecturer with many years of experience, working in war zones and trouble spots around the globe.  He was educated in Photography at the Surrey College of Art and Design and at the London College of Communication where he studied for a post graduate degree in Photojournalism.  In 2011 he founded Life Force magazine with his business partner and wife of 16 years, Alice.  As well as Editing Life Force magazine, he is currently engaged in photographing a series of photo-essays on English culture and has recently returned to Afghanistan.His first book Seabird was released in November 2017.
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Eugenio Grosso To commission him or to request prints of his work:  Sicilian born Eugenio Grosso moved to Milan at the age of eighteen to study his Bachelors in Design and Fine Arts at the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, and graduated in 2007 with honours. He has worked as a part-time commercial photographer since 2007 and as a full-time photojournalist since 2009. He is a regular contributor to Italian publications and his work has been featured in international publications like the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Financial Times, the BBC and the Washington Post.
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He continues to have his work published in national and international newspapers and magazines  including The Times, the Telegraph, the Express, the Observer, GQ, Esquire, Daily Mail, Dazed & Confused,The Face, Country Life, Coast and Geographical magazine. He lives in Devon, England with his wife, four children and his dachshunds, Jessie and Wilhelmina.
Polly Braden To commission him or to request prints of his work: Polly Braden is a British documentary photographer whose work examines the relationship between people and the environment in which they find themselves. This is her fifth photography book. Her square mile series was shot between 2007- 2018.
Rajib Singha To commission him or to request prints of his work: email Rajib Singha is a self-taught photographer and a teacher by profession who lives in   West Bengal, India. Rajib has contributed to multiple citizen journalism sites such  as Reuters Your View, Yahoo News, BBC Your View and others, along with national  news  dailies. As well, Rajib has won multiple photography competitions nationally  and  internationally.
Iain McKell To commission him or to request prints of his work:  Born in Dorset England, McKell studied graphic design at Exeter College of Art 1974-79 before moving to London in 1980 where he now works in fashion, advertising and social documentary. During the 80s, McKell photographed a completely unknown Madonna for her first magazine cover. She went to number one in the British charts the following week.He spent four years 1995-8 directing commercials and winning awards but returned to photography in 1999 to concentrate on personal work.  During this time he made a short film documentary about the underground Rave scene called Quest and directed pop videos.  For the last 6 years, McKell has run Photo Salons from his studio in west London co-hosted by photographer Alice Hawkins and curator  Flora Fairbairn and at the same time, Salons at the Whitechapel Gallery and the Serpentine gallery.McKell published his first book in 2004 entitled Fashion Forever, documenting British and American youth movements
from Hip Hop to Trance Jungle parties.  He has most recently shot a fashion story with Kate Moss, and horse-drawn travellers in Somerset England for V magazine.Contributions to: Italian Vogue, luomo Vogue, Cassa Vogue, English Vogue, French Vogue, Dutch fashion magazine Zoo, Tank, Italian Flair, New York V magazine, The Face, i-D, Vice, The Observer, Sunday Times, Independent, New York WSJ, The Telegraph, British GQ, and 125 magazine.Features on Books Saturday Times, The Sunday Times, The New York Times Hot Shoe, BJP, Professional Photo and many more.  Commissions: Levis, Wranglers, JigSaw, Max&co, Red Stripe, Vladivar, Tia Maria, Mercedes Heineken, Kit Kat, Carlsburg. McKell lives in London with his daughter.
David Hicks To commission him or to request prints of his work:  David’s business Really Good  has long established itself as a leading supplier of fun and humorous cards and gifts. Full of ideas which fell outside of the brand values they had become known for, in 1997 David also launched Soul, a much more design-led, card, stationary and gift company. Soul has also flourished, and today the brands are responsible for producing many of the gift sector’s bestselling products – Really Good’s ‘Man Tin’ has sold more than 700,000 units globally. Since college, David has always been engrossed in photography using it has his creative outlet, and David has long been photographing whilst successfully running both Really Good and Soul. David has travelled to over 90 countries, and when travelling he finds unique and different ways to photograph everyday life. Searching towns and streets, David captures the moments showcasing how we live, collecting
moments of how different cultures go about their everyday lives.
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