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AOP Accredited Course Lecturer Discussion: The Realities of a Career in Photography
Monday 27 January, 15:00 - 17:00, G16, New Wing, Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA

Greg White

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AOP member Ian Potter of Miss Jones Agency will discuss the realities of working in today’s photographic industry. He will look at the current commissioning landscape and the role of a photographers’ agent.

 

Ian started his career as a photographic printer before assisting in London. After 7 years as a photographer working primarily in fashion, he went into art direction and commissioning photography at TCL (now Getty) and the BBC. In 2008 he bought The Miss Jones Agency, a photographic representation company which at the time was based in Edinburgh, which he has been running ever since, now based in central London, and working with a selection of the best photographic talent in the UK. 

Ian’s experience as a photographer and commissioner has stood him in good stead for his current position as an agent. His talk will centre around the demands of high-end commercial photography at a national and international advertising level, outlining the importance of presentation and commitment, as well as giving a perspective on how commissioners are now working and what they expect to see. 

 

This event is free to lecturers and staff on AOP Accredited Courses.

 

To book your place please email info@aophoto.co.uk

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