OPEN18 Young Photographers Workshop

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As part of our OPEN18 Young Photographers programme we will be hosting an introductory workshop on Saturday 15 September for young people (aged 14 to 18) to consider how to edit work for open calls and how to write about your own photography.

The workshop will be held from 2pm-4pm in Brighton for young photographers. Our tutors Beck Warnock (visual artist, activist and member of Form Collective) and Kate O'Neill ( BPF18 Festival Manager) will help you to consider how to edit work for open calls and how to write about your own photography.

This is a free workshop but you need to reserve your place HERE asap.

BPF OPEN18 Young Photographers Prize

We are calling for entries to the BPF OPEN18 Young Photographers, an open submission exhibition opportunity for young people aged 14 to 18.

How do I enter?

  • Select 5 photographs you’ve taken that reflect the theme ‘Photography Changes Everything’. You can choose from your existing photographsor create new work.
  • Write a paragraph (of no more than 200 words) telling us about your photography and why it reflects the theme.
  • Send your photographs and paragraph to with the subject heading ‘OPEN18 Young Photographers Submission’ including your name, address and contact telephone number, as well as your current age and your school. Please also mention where you heard about this opportunity.
  • Deadline: 9am, Saturday 22 September, 2018

What happens next?

Up to twenty shortlisted winners will be selected by a panel of experts to be exhibited on the BPF18 Collectives Hub in central Brighton. The selected works will also be showcased on the Brighton Photo Fringe website. One photograph by each shortlisted photographer will be professionally printed for shortlisted photographers to keep at the end of the festival.

Exhibition dates: 29 September to 28 October 2018

What is the prize?

One overall winner will be selected from the shortlist and they will receive a £100 print voucher from Metro Imaging and a portfolio review with a professional photographer.

OPEN18 Young Photographers Selectors:

  • Kate O'Neill, BPF18 Festival Manager and Marketing and Partnership Manager, Metro Imaging Ltd
  • Becky Warnock, visual artist, activist and member of Form Collective
  • Aliyah Otchere, Winner BPF16 Young Photographers Prize

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