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Photo: Whitworth Art Gallery

Review: Sooni Taraporevala at the Whitworth

The Whitworth Art Gallery presents Sooni Taraporevala’s first solo UK exhibition

Photo: Georgia Welch

Instagram: The pros and cons

A celebration that anyone can be an artist, or just another reminder of the mediocrity of today’s society? Georgia Welch takes a look at the best and worst of Instagram

Photo: Isabel Oldman

Review: Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers

Manchester Art Gallery displays a fascinating insight into international views of British life

Photo: Jamal Jameel

Look Up – there is more to see than you might think…

Journeys Festival produces yet another stunning display of artwork across Manchester portraying the inspiring stories of the city’s refugees and asylum seekers

David Adesanya, creator of Behind Beijing. Photo: Behind Beijing

Manchester student aims to connect East and West with Behind Beijing

Architecture student David Adesanya made the most of his opportunity to travel to Beijing with Study China by carrying out this photojournalism project

Photo: Whitworth Gallery

Review: Richard Forster

Question the concept of time with Richard Forster at the Whitworth

Photo: @toplondonrestaurants

Feature: Anna’s Best Foodie Instagram Accounts

New to Instagram? Obsessive Foodie? Anna Lawson-Walker suggests some of the best accounts to follow

Sopel warns against the Disneyfication of War. PHOTO: WikiMedia Commons

Interview: BBC reporter Jon Sopel

Haider Saleem catches up with BBC World Service journalist Jon Sopel on the difficulties of covering war zones

A photograph taken from Peter Chinnock's fantastic series entitled 'Project 365'

Peter Chinnock – Project 365

A selection of photographs from next year’s Photography Editor, Peter Chinnock

'Hold on! Let me put this on Instagram.' Photo: Great British Chefs @Flickr

‘Food porn’ censored

With restaurants banning customers from taking photos of their meals, we explore the irritating side to harmless food snaps

I: The Sleep Collection, copyright: Roshana Rubin-Mayhew

Review: ‘I’ – The Sleep Collection

Toby Parker and Lucy Johnson are ‘blissfully roused’ from their slumbers by Rubin-Mayhew’s sleeping beauties

The winning photograph, taken at Lviv, Ukraine. Photo: Benjamin Tallis

Public vote for best research photos

University of Manchester researchers were asked to enter photos which help to explain their research