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IMAGES ON THE LINE 2-31 October Open daily
To celebrate our 10th anniversary photomonth invited photographers Heather McDonough and Rod Morris to install images from their Photobooth Portrait Project along the new East London Line on the station platforms at Shoreditch High Street, Hoxton, Haggerston and Dalston Junction. Sponsored by Metro. With thanks to TfL, LOROL & London Transport Museum.

PHOTOMONTH PHOTOFAIR Sat 9 October 10am-6pm
Spitalfields Traders Market, Brushfield Street E1 6AA
100 stalls and stands with photographers, galleries, printsales, books, magazines, competitions, products & services. An ideal opportunity to see new work, buy prints, commission photographers and select images for exhibition. Sponsored by Spitalfields/Hammerson.

PAUL TREVOR BOOK LAUNCH 10 October at 10am
Online book launch of Paul Trevor’s EYE POD capturing his experience on the iconic London Eye. Undertaken in the Eye’s first year of operation, co-inciding with the 10th anniversary of this new London landmark.

14-17 and 14-25 October 11am-6pm daily
Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street E1 6QR
The Photomonth Photolounge is an exciting new project introducing emerging photographers each with their own independent exhibition. The Photo-Open is open to all kinds of photographers and exhibits a wide range of subjects and approaches.
Sponsored by theprintspace.

Love taking photos with your mobile (any camera phone will do)? Want to have them seen by tens of thousands? Simply send us your mobile photos on any subject via Visit to find out more. Check to see if your photos have been picked for display at the Photomonth Live installation in Leon, Spitalfields. A panel of experts will also be selecting their favourite image each week which will be featured in a painting by Aiko Hamada.

PHOTOMONTH PORTFOLIO REVIEW 30 & 31 October 11am-4pm
V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road E2 9PA
An opportunity for photographers to showcase their work to curators, publishers, picture editors, galleries, agents, directors, and established artists. Each participant may sign up for two twenty minute slots on a first come first served basis. £30/£25 concessions.
Booking opens 1 October. Apply by email to
Reviewers include:
Katy Barron Curator, Purdy Hicks Gallery
Sophie Batterbury Picture Editor, Independent on Sunday
David Birkitt Director, DMB Media UK
Emma Boyd Project Co-ordinator, Autograph ABP
Stefanie Braun Curator, Photographers Gallery
Bruno Ceschel Director, Self Publish, Be Happy
Jessica Crombie Picture Editor, WaterAid
Bridget Coaker Director, Troika Editions
Rachel Francis Assistant Curator of Photographs, V&A Museum
Miranda Gavin Deputy Editor, Hotshoe Magazine
Emily Graham Co-director, Contact Editions
Lauren Heinz Editor Foto8 Magazine
Jenny Matthews Photographer
Robert Moye Deputy Director, V&A Museum of Childhood
Renée Mussai Archive Project Manager, Autograph ABP
Hector Proud Managing Director, Idea Generation
Yasmin Reggad Director, Photo-Festivals/Foto-Festivals Ltd
Anna Stevens Co-director, Contact Editions
Diane Smyth Deputy Editor, BJP
Jacqui Wald Managing Editor, Camera Press
Hannah Watson Director, Trolley Books
Rhonda Wilson Director, Rhubarb Rhubarb
Lorna Webb Company Manager, Rhubarb Rhubarb

PHOTOMONTH LECTURE Thursday 18 November 7pm
Whitechapel Gallery 77-82 Whitechapel High Street E1 7QX
Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin deliver this years keynote lecture and ask ‘Is it possible to photograph war?’ Tickets £6/£4 concs. Booking 020 7522 7888,

PHOTOMONTH ASSIGNMENT 27 November 2pm-5.30pm
This new project will present you with a real challenge. You will be able to sign on from 1 October to accept the photography assignment and submit your images by 24 November. On 27 November every participant will be invited to watch all the submitted assignments presented on the big screen. Six finalists will be revealed and each will present their work to the expert panel and a winner chosen. The photomonth assignment award includes the opportunity to shoot with the Independent on Sunday, an exhibition at The Luxe and an SLR camera. £30 per person. For more information go to