28th January 2019Featured, Historical Heroines

Historical Heroines

Last year's #HundredHeroines campaign focused on living photographers. But we recognise that there are many heroines no longer with us who’ve played an important role in photography since its inception - many of whom have been written...

14th December 2018Featured

100 Heroines

The waiting is over ... on the centenary anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK, the RPS is proud to present its Hundred Heroines....

12th December 2018Featured, Heroinic Stories

Isadora Kosofsky

One of the first nominations we received for our campaign Hundred Heroines: Celebrating Women in Photography Today was from #Girlgaze, who nominated Isadora Kosofsky for her work as a documentary photographer...

11th December 2018Featured, Heroinic Stories

Tina Korhonen

Horror film director and all-round spooky badass Melanie Light contacted me back in 2013 and asked if I wanted to get involved in a new project that she had envisioned. As she enthusiastically told me, she wants to introduce a wider...

11th December 2018Featured, Heroinic Stories

Yasmin Balai

Silver Linings is an ongoing long term project that follows a group of homeless people, inhabiting underground central heating systems in the centre of Romania's capital, Bucharest. Life on the streets can be a very traumatising and an...

10th December 2018Featured, Heroinic Stories

Adriana Loureiro Fernandez

“I guess that photographing my own country’s decay put me in a position where I wasn’t able to take too much distance from the things and people I photographed. I often feel like by photographing them, their pain and struggle, I’m...

10th December 2018Featured, Heroinic Stories

Don’t Look Away

For the 16 Days of Activism, the UNFPA has collaborated with the popular photojournalism series, Cheer Up Luv created by Eliza Hatch, on an awareness campaign about sexual harassment on public transportation in Sri Lanka....

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