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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

Local – nearby matters

How the service FixMyStreet connects citizens to Local Government services via photographs.

Michelle Cooper-Glavin of the Kerryman reflects on 40 years being a local news photographer.

What′s in Local photography archives? Ella Ravilious of the V&A talks to Mark Lawrence of Oxfordshire History Centre.

Portfolios by Leah Gordon, Mohamed Hassan and from the Joe McGarrigle archive.


Exhibitions: James Barnor, Dara McGrath, Zanele Muholi, Unearthed at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Body of Land at Street Level Photoworks.

Books: Native American Photography, Photography After Capitalism, How I Tried to Convince my Husband to have Children, The Lorna Webb Nichols Archive, Photography and Belief, Isabelle Wenzel, Joanna Piotrowska, Spy Photography, Curator Conversations.

Self- Published Book Reviews: by Colin Pantall.

And much more besides.

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  • First Issue: Winter 2010
  • Latest Issue: Summer 2021
  • Issue Count: 41
  • Page Count: 3,776
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2059-6790

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