We’re returning to our favourite exhibition space at Cambridge University in 2025 with the Shutter Hub OPEN,  bringing together international photographers in a selected exhibition and promoting the future of photography through diverse and creative imagery… and, we want you to be part of it!

From 13 January – 21 March 2025, we’ll take over four floors of the ARB building (where we’ve shown many other awesome Shutter Hub exhibitions, including  Shutter Hub OPEN 23/24,  POSTCARDS FROM EUROPE and EVERYTHING I EVER LEARNT) transforming the space and covering the walls with hundreds of images printed by our favourite newspaper print partners Newspaper Club.


Our OPEN exhibition is open to everyone (it’s in the name!) Enter the OPEN and have the chance to exhibit the work that you think best promotes you and your practice. We want to see a diverse selection of styles and subjects and bring them together in an exhibition like no other.

As always there’ll be an award for the ‘Best in Show’, where viewers will get to vote for their favourite photographs from the exhibition. This is much more about audience participation that it is about big prizes, but it’s a fun and engaging way to involve more people in responding to photography.

In the run up to the exhibition we’ll be sharing submitted images throughout the call for entries on our social media and blog, so it’s worth entering as soon as you’re ready and making the most of it.


Save the date: On 15  March 2025 we’ll be hosting a special closing event to celebrate the exhibition and (based on last years popularity) we’ll be holding a Book & Zine Fair too! (More details coming soon)


ENTER HERE: find out more and submit your images.

Deadline for entries: 31 October 2024 (5pm UK time)

Enter up to 6 images (single images, or series) each time.
Enter as many times as you like.


Entry fees:

Members: £15 (up to 6 images)
Non-members: £28 (up to 6 images)

Once you’ve entered there are no further fees to take part – if your work is selected we’ll print, promote, deliver and install everything for you. These conditions of entry allow exhibitors to save on print, framing and courier fees, which we hope encourages wider participation in our international exhibitions.



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