Born in Edinburgh, Colin McPherson has been photographing in Scotland and abroad for more than a quarter of a century. He undertakes long-term projects alongside commissions and assignments for a number of newspapers and magazines and is represented by Getty Images. Colin’s work is published internationally and held in archives and collections such as the Scottish national photographic archive and the University of St. Andrews University Special Collections. His photography has been featured in more than 30 solo and group exhibitions and his major Document Scotland projects include A Fine Line, The Fall and Rise of Ravenscraig and When Saturday Comes, the last of which was his contribution to the collective’s 2015-16 exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery entitled The Ties That Bind.
Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert grew up in Scotland, where on his 13th birthday he received the gift of a camera. A few years later he subsequently became a freelance photographer for editorial, corporate and NGO clients. His work has appeared in magazines such as Time, National Geographic, Italian Geo, Le Figaro, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, and many others. For over a decade Jeremy has been one of the principal photographers for Greenpeace International, and his assignment work for editorial and corporate clients has taken him to over 80 countries. His personal and commissioned work, for which he has been the recipient of photojournalism awards, has been widely published and exhibited in Europe, Asia and USA.
Stephen McLaren was a television director and journalist making documentaries for the BBC before digital cameras brought him back to photography. He became a professional photographer in 2005 . His work has been shown in several exhibitions including: “Onto the Streets” at Photofusion in London; “Eastend Street: Then and Now” at the Rich Mix Centre in London; the Format Photography Festival in Derby, England; and the Look2011 Festival in Liverpool, England. He licenses his photography to several UK and international newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, New Yorker and the Observer. He has also curated street photography exhibitions which have travelled round Europe with the British Council and he is the co-editor of the book, Street Photography Now, published by Thames and Hudson in 2010. Stephen has led several street photography education courses and has conducted many gallery talks and panel discussions on various photography-related topics.
Sophie Gerrard began her career in environmental sciences before studying photography in her home town at Edinburgh College of Art and completing an MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at The London College of Communication in 2006. Working regularly for clients such as The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, The Independent and The Telegraph Saturday Magazine and on long term self initiated projects, she pursues contemporary stories with environmental and social themes. A recipient of a Jerwood Photography Award, Fuji Bursary and several other awards, Sophie’s work has been exhibited and published widely in the UK and overseas and is now held in a number of national and private collections. She is represented by The Photographers’ Gallery in London.
Sarah Amy Fishlock
Born in Glasgow, Sarah Amy Fishlock graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2011 with an MA in Visual Communication. Working with photography, found images and publications, her work explores the relationship between the individual and wider social, historical and political realities. Artist in Residence at Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre between 2013-14, and since 2013 has been editor of Glasgow based photography zine Goose Flesh. Selected for a Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Award in 2016, shortlisted for the 2015 Magnum Graduate Award and finalist in 2014 Magnum/ Ideastap Photographic Award. Sarah’s work has been featured by Foto8, the Independent on Sunday, BBC News in Pictures, The Guardian and Der Grief, and exhibited internationally at venues including Scottish Parliament, the British Council Gallery (Delhi), Landskrona Foto Festival (Sweden), the Consul’Art (Marseille) and V&A London.