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SOURCE is the essential magazine for intelligent and independent discussion of contemporary photography. Each issue brings you the latest news, portfolios by emerging and established photographers, well researched feature articles, reviews of the most important exhibitions and books, and specialist columns offering deep analysis on various photography related subjects.

Published since 1992, Source is a quality quarterly magazine that provides readers with a critical discussion of photographic practice and an appreciation of the importance of photography in the wider culture. Your subscription will include access to over a dozen back issues of the magazine.

Photographers recently featured in Source include: Victor Burgin, Hannah Collins, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Sarah Dobai, Richard Gilligan, Emma Hart, Anthony Haughey, John Hilliard, Karen Knorr, Sirkka-Liisa Knottinen, Hew Locke, Mari Mahr, Trish Morrissey, Suzanne Mooney, Wendy McMurdo, Mark Neville, Roger Palmer, Steven Pippin, Paul Seawright, Simon Starling, John Stezaker, Jane and Louise Wilson and Donovan Wylie.

Our regular contributors include leading writers on contemporary photography such as David Campany, David Bate, David Brittain, Pavel Buchler, Stephen Bull, Justin Carville, Mark Durden, David Evans, Colin Graham, Alison Green, Roger Hargreaves, Rebecca Hopkinson, Daniel Jewesbury, Martha Langford, Anthony Luvera, Mary Warner Marien, Alicia Miller, Matt Packer, Eugenie Shinkle, Lucy Soutter, Ian Walker, Edward Welch and Judith Williamson.

Latest Issue

Scripted Reality: when you see a photograph of the Prime Minister how much has it been set up?
We have interviews with Stefan Rousseau, who has photographed all the British Prime Ministers since Margaret Thatcher and with a former government Press Officer who can tell us how political stage management works.
Rich Wade has been photographing professional wrestling which resembles politics more every year.
Barry Houlihan has been looking through the archives of Irish Theatre photographs.
Brian Dillon looks at the work of Gerard Byrne which frequently involves the re-staging of photographs.
Plus the usual trove of columns (the market in mugshot photographs, what it's like to be a theatre photographer) exhibtion reviews (Tim Walker, Dora Maar, Steve McQueen) and book reviews (Peter Kennard and Cold War Steve, The Image of Whiteness, Volker Heinze) and much more besides. Our 100th issue, perhaps the best yet.

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  • First Issue: Winter 2010
  • Latest Issue: Winter 2019/ 2020
  • Issue Count: 36
  • Page Count: 3,288
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6790

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