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Grant Scott


Grant Scott has worked as an art director on magazines such as Elle and Tatler during his twenty-eight years working within the professional photographic industry and has worked as a photographer, editor and creative director since 2000. He is now a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy teaching on Editorial and Advertising Photography.

Subjects: Photography

Biography

Grant Scott has worked as an art director on magazines such as Elle and Tatler during his twenty-eight years working within the professional photographic industry and has worked as a photographer, editor and creative director since 2000. Over the past thirteen years his clients have included Sothebys, Vogue, Elle Decoration, The Guardian Magazine, The Telegraph on Saturday, Glamour, Instyle, Bang & Olufsen and IKEA amongst others. As a photographer he was a finalist in the John Kobal Portrait Awards. Thames & Hudson have published a monograph of his work At Home With The Makers Of Style and he has had his work exhibited nationally and internationally.

Over the past three years, whilst continuing to work as a photographer, he edited Professional Photographer, Photography Monthly and Turning Pro magazines in the UK before launching his own title Hungry Eye, a monthly magazine for professional photographers and filmmakers in 2011. He now edits and curates the multiple publishing platform www.unitednationsofphotography.com.

Grant has judged a large number of international photographic awards and his writing on design and photography has been published for over ten years.

In 2013 he established and curated the Photo Book Weekend as part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Grant was on the Award Jury for the World Press Photo Multi-Media Awards 2014.

A book of his photographs Crash Happy: A Night At The Bangers was published by Cafe Royal Books in May 2014.

His book titled Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained was published by Focal Press in August 2014 and his book The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography will be published by Focal Press in the Spring of 2015

His work is held in the permanent collections of MOMA, New York, The Tate, London, The Victoria & Albert Museum, London and The British Library.

He is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy teaching on Editorial and Advertising Photography at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

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Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Photography, Publishing, Social Media

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Grant Scott - Professional Photography Landscape - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

www.unitednationsofphotography.com

Editing is Rejection: Understanding The Editing Process


Published: Apr 01, 2015 by www.unitednationsofphotography.com
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Subjects: Photography

It was the photographer Chris Floyd who first bought to my attention the notion of rejection as an intrinsic part of the editing process. Chris had just shot a series of portraits of one of my daughters and as I stood by his laptop to begin my edit he declared that he could not stand next to me and experience the rejection. The use of that word in this context hit home and bought clarity to a process I have been involved in for nearly thirty years.

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‘Professional Photography’ A Call For Honesty And Respect


Published: Apr 01, 2015 by www.unitednationsofphotography.com
Authors: Grant Scott
Subjects: Photography

Over the past few weeks I have had a number of conversations with photographers and those involved with photography in which they have not only displayed a condescending and ill-informed attitude towards commissioned photography but also one which demonstrates a highly tuned level of hypocrisy.

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Photography Festivals: An Opportunity Repeatedly Missed?


Published: Apr 01, 2015 by www.unitednationsofphotography.com
Authors: Grant Scott
Subjects: Photography

I have never looked ‘down’ upon the commissioned image or venerated the ‘art’ image purely because of the status placed upon it by others. I am not interested in the ‘Is photography an art form?’ discussion or debate. My love is for all areas of photography and I respect and admire successful images wherever they come from, whoever created them and whatever there provenance.