Stop, Press! Taking the perfect press photograph

By jason alden on 15 Nov 2013

Mark Carney © Bloomberg / Jason AldenThe Budget © Jason Alden / Bloomberg / The IndependentClaw © Jason Alden / 2012 Bloomberg Finance LP

The British love news, whether it’s royal babies or disgraced politicians, newspapers have held the fascination of the public for centuries. Press photography is a big part of our relationship with the news and this varied job takes photographers based in the UK around the world in pursuit of the latest stories. My work is predominantly for Bloomberg News who supply images for all the national papers and I also work directly for The Independent. Read the full postRead the full post

Tis the Changing of the Seasons I

By visitor services on 23 Nov 2010

Greetings fellow Olympian enthusiasts! When I last left you, the team had just submitted our exhibition proposal to the relevant committee . It’s been some time since that last post (sorry!) so I won’t keep you in suspense much longer. As it turns out, our exhibition proposal was too ambitious, the good news however is that a scaled down exhibition will mean increased emphasis on things like blogs and I am now very important. Also, as we won’t be able to display as many of the fantastic photos in the physical exhibition, I am able to debut the ones I […]

Your 2012

By visitor services on 12 Oct 2010

Hi there, Kathryn (host at Museum of London Docklands extraordinaire) here to give you a glimpse into the creation of Your 2012, an exhibition reflecting on the past, present, and future of the communities affected by the Olympic Games. This exhibit also has the distinction of being curated by hosts just like me! Truth be told, I joined the project in progress owing to my recent date of employment. I hope this blog can contribute to the excitement and scope of the project, and I’m also eager to share the things I’m learning as I catch up with my colleagues. […]