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Posted on: 28th July 2015

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New Photographers Guild is a new mentored photography programme preparing recent graduates for professional life beyond education led by Elaine Livingstone, Photographer and Picture Editor, and Claire Stewart, Photography Lecturer at City of Glasgow College, in association with Street Level Photoworks.  

Working in a small team and meeting monthly, emerging photographers will be offered support, guidance and experience in working to a creative brief from initial conception to the final editing process, culminating in a participant-led exhibition. 

Aspects of the programme will include

* Employability skills

* Self promotion

* Industry professional lectures

* Peer review sessions

* Guidance in delivery and execution of a professional brief

* Identifying an appropriate client

* Meeting industry standards

* Pitching work to industry professionals

* Exhibition production

The programme will run from October 2015 to April 2016 (exact dates TBC).

The programme comprises of monthly meetings in Glasgow over this period: while we do understand that sometimes life and work can get in the way unexpectedly, it is important that you feel able to make this commitment before accepting a place. 

If you are interested in taking part, please send a statement (100 words max) to claire.stewart@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk, describing your work, and how you think this opportunity could be of benefit to your creative career. The deadline is Friday 4th September at 5pm. Successful applicants will be notified the following week, with the initial meeting taking place at the start of October (date TBC).

The programme will run from October 2015 to March 2016, with a final exhibition taking place in spring 2016.