Submissions are now open to the third edition of PGZ. In this Brexit themed issue, photographers will reflect upon the current UK climate amidst our recent decision to leave the European Union.
We are looking for single images, bodies of work, and written pieces around the topic. Whether positive or negative, we are hopeful we can collate a reflection of the UK at this important, but also quite uncertain time. We’ve all felt the impact and our futures remain unpredictable. We are all in a huge state of change.
Previous editions of PGZ have been printed and saddle stitched, and we’ve sent these out to big names in the industry. This time around we’re creating a downloadable zine which we are hopeful can reach a wider audience. This also means we can include more photographers and spend less time on print quality and more time on promotion.
We’re excited to see where this project will lead.
We will also be selecting work from submissions received for website content based around this theme. If you’d like to be considered for website content only and not this edition of PGZ please state this in your email. There is no fee for website only content.
Submissions are free and open to photography graduates from UK courses only. No specific graduation year
A number of graduates will be selected from submissions received and will need to pay a small fee of £15 each
A maximum of 10 images need to be sent alongside your series title, website link, social media handles, and where you studied
Winning photographers: please note that not all 10 of your images will be selected, we will edit them down so if you have any preferences please state these in your initial email.
Selected images will be curated at the discretion of Photograd.
Submissions need to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org only.
We’ve asked a number of industry professionals to come on board with this project and have listed a few names below. You might have the opportunity to be interviewed by one of these people for PGZ or your work may be selected because of them.
Chloe Juno - Brighton based photographer and creative consultant. Current long term photo project Someones Rubbish.
Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz and Phil Le Gal - Co-founders of Photo Scratch; an opportunity for documentary photographers to understand how their work is perceived and gain valuable insight into how to take their work further with the benefit of other people’s outside eye.
Alex Hewitt and Pauline Jérémie - The team behind Findr; supporting photographers and finding them work. They simplify the search and booking process of photographers for work by giving direct access through their platform.
Alex Ingram - University of the West of England, Bristol graduate and now London based freelance photographer. Alex’s work has been featured in various magazines and exhibitions across the UK, as well as having recently published his second book, David’s House.
Those selected graduates for this edition of PGZ will:
Receive a free download of this issue
Receive a 50% off code to share with a friend or family member to download their own copy from the Photograd Shop
Be signed up to receive future opportunity emails from Photograd
Be part of the Photograd community with a copy of our logo for your site
Midnight Monday 4th March 2019.
For those selected the deadline to then pay by will be Wednesday 13th March.
We will be creating a similar zine based around this theme later in the year so if you have work in progress which won’t make the deadline this time around, save it for our next submission process.