SHUTTER HUB OPEN 2017 at RETINA FESTIVAL – Exhibition & Events Programme + Exhibitors Announced!

The Shutter Hub OPEN 2017 launches on Saturday 1st July 2017, and we can’t wait!

Shutter Hub brings together international photographers in a selected exhibition, promoting the future of photography through diverse and creative imagery.

We’ll be showcasing a wonderful selection of work in the Shutter Hub OPEN at Retina Scottish International Photography Festival in Edinburgh. The exhibition runs from 2nd – 30th July, visitors are invited to vote for their ‘Best in Show’ throughout the exhibition and take part in the conversation about photography through a talk and Q&A session, as well as a Meet Up and portfolio reviews.


Exhibitors Announced! 

The wonderful photographers whose work will be showcased in Edinburgh are:
Joanne Coates, Ethan Lo, Gali Timen, Steve Pill, Gemma Taylor, Terence Lane, Peter Barker, Tom Gifford, Myka Baum, Anne Campbell, John Kiely, Patryk Majewski, Elaine Duigenan, Inese Golde, Wendy Aldiss, Isabel Flores, Miriam Winsor, Nieves Mingueza, Rachel Wright, Jacqueline Thow, Richard Benedict, Kate Stanworth, Jack Harper, Ioanna Sakellaraki, Silvia Maggi, Ludovic Farine, Giulia Berto, Christi MacPherson, Adam Fowler, Caroline Thake, Lesley Farrell, Jim Carrington, Lucy Jarvis, Shiela McKinney, Kit Martin, Orande Mensink, Kat Dlugosz, Margaret Mitchell, Jemma Mitchell, Silje Lovise Gjertsen, Benjamin Szabo, Anneleen Lindsay, Jo Stapleton, Gisela Torres, Jayne Lloyd, Martin Watt, Audrey Peddie, Phil Lavery, Debby Besford, Martin Alan Smith.


Join us for the Exhibition Launch and Private View

Come and join us for the exhibition launch event on Saturday 1st July from 6-7pm,  RSVP here.

Stay on and join us for…

A Talk by Shutter Hub Creative Development Director, Karen Harvey, followed by Q&A

Saturday 1st July, 7pm-8pm, The Dark Room

This will be a chance for people to find out a bit more about Shutter Hub and the work we do and to ask any photography related questions. Get thinking – if there’s something we can help you with, let us know!

And then!

The Meet Up

An informal gathering and a chance for creative photographers to chat and share ideas, connect, network and get inspired. Check out the Shutter Hub facebook page for details of the event and to RSVP.

Saturday 1st July, meet at Private View, then we’ll wander off and find ourselves a nice bar to get comfortable in.



Book a Portfolio Review

Saturday 1st July – 12-4.30pm, at The Dark Room, Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

This is a great opportunity to sit down and get one to one feedback and advice on your work from experienced professionals. Discuss current and future projects, get critical feedback, ask questions and get a fresh perspective on your photographic practice. Reviews are open to any interested photographer, and cost £25 per 20 minute slot. Find out more here.


Shutter Hub OPEN 2017
2nd – 30th July 2017
Open: Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm / Sat – Sun 11am – 4pm
The Dark Room, Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

Find the full Retina Scottish International Photography Festival programme here.

Image: © Elaine Duigenan, from the series Blossfeldt’s Apprentice