Posts Categorized: Interviews

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Spotlight: Carol Allen Storey

Macleen by Carol Allen-Storey, featured in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibition 2016.

Genesis have a long history of working with photographers to achieve exceptional results for entries for the National Portrait Gallery’s Photographic Portrait Prize, in its many incarnations over the years. Carol Allen Storey, an esteemed photojournalist whose image ‘Macleen’ features in this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery, shares insight into her work and… Read more »

Dylan Collard on The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize at The National Portrait Gallery and His Practice

Image © Dylan Collard

Genesis have a long history of working with photographers to achieve exceptional results for entries for the National Portrait Gallery’s Photographic Portrait Prize, in its many incarnations over the years. We asked esteemed photographer Dylan Collard, one of the many photographers who whose work we have printed, to dig through his archives and share insights on some of his previous entries for the Photographic… Read more »

Jan McCullough on Her Award-Winning Series ‘Home Instruction Manual’

Garden 5 © Jan McCullough, from the series 'Home Instruction Manual'. Winner of the Genesis Imaging Format Festival Bursary Award 2015.

We recently caught up with photographer and one of Genesis Imaging’s Format Festival Bursary winner’s, Jan McCullough, to find out about her fascinating series ‘Home Instruction Manual’; a series constructed from internet forum user’s advice on ‘how to make a house a home’, which questions our very identity.

‘Home Instruction Manual’ was recently awarded first prize in the Fotobookfestival Kassel Dummy Award 2015, shown at Belfast Exposed; Northern Ireland’s principal gallery of contemporary photography and will feature at Unseen photography fair in Amsterdam. Her book, of the same title, is due out next year.

David Stewart and James Yeats-Brown on The Photographic Portrait Prize at The National Portrait Gallery

'Ella, Aged 7' © James Yeats-Brown. Exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery in 2005 as part of the Photographic Portrait Prize sponsored by Schweppes. Produced as a Giclée Fine Art Print by Genesis Imaging.

Genesis have a long history of working with photographers to achieve exceptional results for entries for the National Portrait Gallery’s Photographic Portrait Prize, in its many incarnations over the years. We asked David Stewart and James Yeats-Brown, two of the many photographers who whose work we have printed, to dig through their archives and share insights on some of their… Read more »

Jonathan Stallard, winner of the 2014 Photography Bursary Award on the development of his practice and his new exhibition.

Image © Jonathan Stallard

Jonathan Stallard’s series of precise studies into form, colour, depth and positioning, provide focused glimpses of the world around us. His vibrant, carefully composed images are the result of a compulsion to photograph things that he cannot quantify and attracted our attention last year during the photography degree shows at Nottingham Trent University, gaining him the Photography Bursary Award; comprised of extended… Read more »

Matthew and Kevin on the First Year of their Printing and Finishing Apprenticeship at Genesis Imaging…

Matthew and Kevin, one year into their printing and finishing apprenticeship at Genesis Imaging

How time flies! We can’t believe that a year has passed already since Matthew and Kevin joined the team as Printing and finishing apprentices here at Genesis. As part of our commitment to the new generation of creative individuals, we made the decision to take on two apprentices last year to work in rotation between our printing and… Read more »