A One Day workshop to learn the fundamentals of mixing flash with daylight. Flash lighting can be intimidating. We start the day learning the fundamental theory of how flash work, how focal plane & leaf shutters work and then we put it all together (understanding the theory is essential so that you can easily repeat the images you make). Using battery powered packs (Elinchrom, Profoto, Phottix) we learn how to use flash in TTL and Manual modes and the differences between High Speed Sync and Hypersync. We then have practical sessions with a model where we put the theory into Read More...

EXHIBITION DATES 10 May – 18 June 2018 LAUNCH PARTY Wednesday 9 May L A Noble Gallery in partnership with Photofusion are proud to present Form & Function by Chloe Rosser. All works from the series are available to purchase exclusively through L A Noble Gallery. Form & Function Subverting the idea of the nude, Chloe Rosser’s photographs intrigue, entice, confuse and repel. Rosser’s sculptural figures embrace the surreal whilst retaining an absolute reality. Knowingly unnerving, her models contort themselves into fleshy geological ‘forms’. Rosser’s work Form, speaks of the human condition and our increasing alienation from our own bodies. Read More...

Sunday 29 April 2018 10:00 – 13:00 Open to all Photofusion and LAPC are planning a special celebration of Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Photofusion will be open from 10:00 – 13:00, we will have a number of pinhole cameras/cans/maybe even fruit (!) available for anyone who would like to give pinhole photography a go. If you have your own pinhole camera, bring it! The darkroom will be open, enabling us to process paper negatives, and we are running a special programme for young people where they will build their own pinhole camera from Lego. There will be plenty of us Read More...

As part of our professional development programme, Photofusion is pleased to offer a new course for photographers and lens-based artists interested in exploring socially engaged practice in their work. The course will run as a series of five evening sessions, featuring guest speakers and practical activities with follow up 1-2-1 support. Each session will explore key concepts to consider when in working in this way, including artist methodologies and theoretical ideas surrounding representation and ethics. If you are considering exploring these ideas in your images, or want to consider more deeply the role of social practice in your way of Read More...

Photofusion is now taking the opportunity to grow our own Board of Directors, to add further skills and experiences to our existing group of Directors planning the evolution of our company in this exciting time. Role of the Photofusion Board The Photofusion Board works with the Executive Director to ensure that the organization is effectively and properly run. While delegating programming and operational decision making to the Executive Director, the Board, as the governing body, is responsible for decision making at company level and is held to account for all the activities of the organisation. As the group responsible for Read More...

EXHIBITION DATES 22 February – 17 March 2018 LAUNCH PARTY Wednesday 28 February 18:30 – 21:00 A group exhibition of socially-engaged photography by Eva Sajovic, Gemma-Rose Turnbull, D. Wiafe, and Wright & Vandame. Curated by Anthony Luvera. In September 2016, Photofusion launched a participatory photography residency programme to enable four emerging artists to work with communities across South London, while receiving mentorship and opportunities for developing and sharing their practice. Over 100 artists applied after attending developmental workshops, and an esteemed judging panel made up of Wendy Ewald (Artist), Christiane Monarchi (Photomonitor), Gina Glover (Artist), Lizzy King (Photofusion), and Anthony Read More...

Thursday 25 January, 7-8.30pm Join the London Alternative Photography Collective at Photofusion, for a talk by Lynda Laird and a recent project shot on infrared film. Email jolie@photofusion.org to book a space On the 6th June 1944 allied forces launched the biggest amphibious military attack in history, landing along 50 miles of the heavily fortified Normandy coast and creating a significant dent in Hitler’s Atlantic wall.  ‘Operation Overlord’ began the liberation of the German occupied coast of North West Europe; it was the beginning of the end of WW2 The images were taken in and around the coastal bunkers along the Read More...

Wednesday 10th January, 18:30 £5 entry (free to members) Our annual PechaKucha SALON/17 evening is taking place on 10th January. Eight of our exhibiting artists will be invited to talk about their work Pecha Kucha style (20 slides, 20 seconds each). This years presenting artists are: Pippa Healy, Luke Watson, Katie Longley, Brian Whar, Tom Pope, Cinzia D’Ambrosi, and Tamsin Green This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the photographer’s selected image in relation to a whole body of work and as we’ve witnessed such diversity in the show this year it’s sure to be an enriching and insightful Read More...

On November 15, Photofusion hosted the launch of the Mayor of London’s campaign against knife crime. We were joined by The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, grime artist Yungen, MC Bossman Birdie, urban poet Hussain Manawer, and photographer Tom Sloan. London Needs You Alive, which implores young people not to carry knives, aims to positively influence young Londoners by highlighting how valuable they are to London, to their families, and to their friends. This message resonated with us. Over the past 25 years, we have worked with hundreds of young people through our Community Outreach Programme. Regardless of how these Read More...

EXHIBITION DATES 9 – 30 November 2017 In Conversation with Daniella Zalcman, Katy Hammond, Jaycee Chaumet 22 November 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 | Non-members £5 (members free) BOOK ONLINE This annual exhibition showcases the work of three artists who were chosen from its Members’ show in December 2016 to receive a bursary and develop a project. Daniella Zalcman will present Signs of Your Identity, a photographic portrait series using multiple exposures to explore the legacy of coercive assimilation policies on Native American boarding school survivors. Zalcman is a documentary photographer based in London and New York. She is a multiple Read More...