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Making Manchester #2: Laurent Swyngedauw

Making Manchester #2: Laurent Swyngedauw

Continuing our Mancunian series, Laurent Swyngedauw tells us the best spots for capturing great shots in Manchester, and how make a photograph your own
Making Manchester #1: Anna Marsden

Making Manchester #1: Anna Marsden

We’re kicking off our new feature, Making Manchester, by quizzing photographer Anna Marsden about her practice and what inspires her
Film, fashion, and the female nude: Eroticism and femininity in photography

Film, fashion, and the female nude: Eroticism and femininity in photography

Lara Hedge delves into the history of the female nude and its relation to contemporary photography practice through her own work
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2023: the amateur astronomers exploring the universe

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2023: the amateur astronomers exploring the universe

Explore the cosmos with our favourite images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2023
“Most of all, I’m an observer” – The career of Richard Kelly in his own words

“Most of all, I’m an observer” – The career of Richard Kelly in his own words

The Mancunion interviews Richard Kelly about his time as the Arctic Monkeys’ personal photographer, his career over the years and the purpose of his latest exhibition.
Jill Furmanovsky: “Be a great photographer, the music can follow”

Jill Furmanovsky: “Be a great photographer, the music can follow”

The Mancunion interviews photographical icon Jill Furmanovsky, who has worked with legends past and present. We discuss all things music, art and what it means to be a woman in the industry.
Richard Kelly’s ‘A Time and Place’ exhibition invites you into music’s past

Richard Kelly’s ‘A Time and Place’ exhibition invites you into music’s past

The Mancunion visits the Arctic Monkeys’ personal photographer, Richard Kelly, latest exhibition ‘A Time and Place’. It’s fair to say its a must visit exhibition for this summer.
Jill Furmanovsky is ‘Photographing the Invisible’ in her history making exhibition

Jill Furmanovsky is ‘Photographing the Invisible’ in her history making exhibition

The Mancunion takes a trip through rock history at Jill Furmanovsky’s ’50 years of Rock Photography’ exhibition at Manchester Central Library
An ode to film photography: Why is film photography back in fashion?

An ode to film photography: Why is film photography back in fashion?

Since when was film better than digital photography? And why the sudden rise? We take a look at fashion’s meaning and love of film photography in the 21st century
Behind the cover: the art of album cover art

Behind the cover: the art of album cover art

We ask our contributors: what album cover art has stuck with you over time?
Wanderer in the skyline: A city view caught in the reflection?

Wanderer in the skyline: A city view caught in the reflection?

The sights and sounds of Manchester may have been put on a pandemic pause, but The Manc Wanderer remains undeterred in pursuit of the perfect shot
Materialise with the Manchester School of Art

Materialise with the Manchester School of Art

The Art team explore the new online exhibition showcasing the work of Manchester School of Art’s MA students – ‘Materialise’
Big mood: How mood boards can change your life

Big mood: How mood boards can change your life

Lifestyle Editor Lauryn Berry investigates how making your own mood boards can make your life all the better…
Calling student creatives: We want you!

Calling student creatives: We want you!

The Mancunion’s brand new Creative Submissions section is delighted to be accepting submissions from all of the University’s top writers and photographers
Art In Mancunia: Rebekah Knox

Art In Mancunia: Rebekah Knox

Fuse Fm’s Head of Publicity speaks about Rebekah Knox’s photography journey and what we can expect to see from her at the A.I.M 2020 event
Acid Maia: Absence & Absinthe

Acid Maia: Absence & Absinthe

Manchester-based creator Acid Maia sets the scene for the extensive and ‘genre-bending’ body of work in the cataclysmic places within our world where our concrete societies and the wild collide; the rural space that walks the line of two sublime forces that do battle every day. The contrast is present within the overgrown ivy on […]
Greater Manchester photography competition challenges ageism within the media

Greater Manchester photography competition challenges ageism within the media

The photography competition is supposed to let people express new beginnings to making a difference through the medium
Art in Mancunia: Ryan Gear

Art in Mancunia: Ryan Gear

Ryan Gear is using photography to let us freely interpret in a world oversaturated with images
Art in Mancunia: Charlie Bird

Art in Mancunia: Charlie Bird

Harry Thorfin talks to Charlie Bird, a photographer documenting a changing city through subtle, black and white street photography
Art in Mancunia: Alice Goad

Art in Mancunia: Alice Goad

Rosie Plunkett discusses the photography of Alice Goad