The AOP are continuing to monitor all genuine and verified sources of information and have created a dedicated web page where you can find up-to-date information and guidance from the government as well as lots of other relevant sources.
In addition to giving members a three month subscription holiday, the AOP are also offering FREE Access Membership from now until the end of June, after which you can stay on as a member. Use the code COMMUNITY.
LOBBYING & CAMPAIGNING ACTIVITY
The AOP has been lobbying and campaigning hard on behalf of their freelance and self-employed members, and together with the British Photographic Council a package of support is being discussed, debated and fast-tracked through Parliament as part of the Coronavirus Bill. More updates to come on this.
I hope this information may be helpful in these extraordinary times. For more updates from the AOP please checkout their twitter feed.
IN THIS TIME OF UNCERTAINTY WE WOULD LIKE TO REASSURE EVERYONE THAT A+R CREATIVE ARE ENSURING THE SAFETY AND WELL BEING OF OUR ARTISTS, CLIENTS AND STAFF AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO BE OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY.
WE WILL BE CONTINUING OUR WORK AND REVIEWING ON A DAILY BASIS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT OUR CLIENTS, OFFERING PHOTOGRAPHERS THAT HAVE CLOSED SETS AND PERSONAL STUDIO SPACES TO DECREASE THE RISK OF CONTAMINATION.
IF YOU HAVE A BRIEF WHICH REQUIRES ATTENTION PLEASE CONTACT US AND WE WILL ENDEAVOUR TO DELIVER SHOOT SERVICES IN THE SAFEST FASHION WHILST FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES .
OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS VERY CHALLENGING TIME FOR US ALL
THE A+R TEAM X
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED
A unique event discussing law and protest by leading protest practitioners
and hosted by Doughty Street Chambers London.
This event aims to leave you inspired by protest, by providing an overview
of the state of protest law, and mapping the changing nature of policing
protest from Greenham Common to Extinction Rebellion.
The event is combined with my COMMON PEOPLE photography exhibition
which is currently on show in the Doughty Street Chambers private gallery
and will form a visual backdrop to the evening.
If you would like to attend the talk on Thursday 26th March, please message
A new photography workshop created especially by f22, the women photographers
group at the Association of Photographers, and also open to non-members
Wednesday 29th January 2020 18.00 - 20.30
NUJ Offices, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB
Topics to be covered :
- Why enter Awards?
- Why women aren't entering Awards
- A history of women photographers at the AOP Awards
- What wins? What judges are looking for?
- How to decide what to submit?
We will also be running a mock judging and exhibition for feedback!
Please bring a maximum of 10 10"x8" prints along to be included.
Tickets + more information here