For this project review Mark Aitken sent me a selection of 12 environmental portraits from his personal project in process, Sanctum Ephemeral. The word sanctum refers to a safe private place, a refuge, and in each of the photographs the subject is positioned in various poses—standing up, sitting on a chair or floor, lounging, lying on and getting out of bed. This creates a dynamic in which the relationship between the subject and the space of the room is highlighted through the different poses to suggest the sitters’ connection to the story of the room. However, the use of the Read More...

The National Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize call for entry has gone out and we’re here to help. For Photofusion members, we’re offering a 35% discount on print ready images, a 25% discount for non-members. To make this offer even more appealing, we’re extending the discount to all (print ready) prints ordered and paid for at the same time as your TW entry print – all you need to do is show us your TW registration confirmation email. If your print is exhibited, we’ll give you a credit of 50% of the price paid for the entry image Read More...