Graeme Oxby - Programme Leader
Documentary and portrait photographer Graeme Oxby concentrates on aspects of class politics, entertainment, and religion in the UK and abroad. Graeme has been a creative professional since the late 1980s based in London, Dublin, and Manchester, making music videos and commercials as well as TV and film commissions. He also travelled widely on assignments from Angola and Mozambique to the former Soviet Union, The Far East, North and Central America returning to his photography practice five years later. He was Artistic Director of The Hull International Photography Festival in 2015 and was commissioned by Hull City of Culture 2017 to deliver the Hull Beermat Photography Festival with winners chosen by Martin Parr. Graeme has been regularly published in national and international publications including Stern, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Vice, Huck Magazine, Metro, BBC, and The Times Literary Supplement.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Photography
Students on this course have access to a range of specialist facilities and equipment. We have a fully equipped photographic studio with hi-glide lighting track and wireless controlled flash units. We have a film processing area and darkroom with enlargers for 35mm, medium and large format printing. Students have access to a dedicated print finishing space which houses our Epson and Hasselblad film scanners as well as a large format Canon photo printer. Students are able to access a number of specialist Apple computer labs within the School of Film and Media and each student has free access to the Adobe Creative Suite (Including Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere Pro) for the duration of their studies.
Students can benefit from the Lincoln School of Film and Media’s expertise and facilities in sound design and digital film production. They currently have access to Adobe Creative Cloud suite software for the duration of their studies via the media and design labs. View our facilities.
"Studying photography at the University of Lincoln was great as it had excellent facilities and the staff helped to further my knowledge on documentary photography. It played a vital part for me to get onto a Master's course and to further my career in the creative industries."Matthew Snellin, BA (Hons) Photography graduate
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
End of Year Degree Show
Take a look at our students' final year work with a virtual tour of our 2022 Degree Show.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Applicants will be invited to submit a digital portfolio of work. Portfolios should include a variety of photography including any personal work you may have done. Please also include examples from your workbooks or sketch books showing project inspiration, development and some reflective writing about your projects. Your portfolio should demonstrate a good contextual knowledge of photography including key practitioners relating to your own work. You may also wish to include evidence of written work, such as a recent essay.
- Label your work and order it in a logical way
- Feel free to include anything that isn't quite finished or is work in progress, if you feel it showcases your creative style and interests.
- Portfolios should be in PDF format and no longer than 30 pages
- Please title your work with your full name and UCAS number.
Professional practice is embedded within the course at every stage, and specific modules will enable you to work collaboratively with external organisations and companies. In second year, students can connect with outside bodies and form productive relationships which are related to assessment and help to, raise student confidence and employability.
Photography students and graduates from Lincoln have worked with top names and at international events. Graduate Hannah Wilson is currently working at Hello! magazine; Rebecca Jones is working for PHLY post production, editing images for Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls Royce; Craig Clayton was shortlisted for the Association of Photographers Student Awards in 2017; and Dan Medhurst has worked with clients including Adidas, Burberry, Coca-Cola, Diesel, Sony Music, and The Guardian. Graduate Ema Johnston's work has been featured in Loupe Magazine and The Royal Photographic Society magazine. She is currently working in the photography studio at Liberty London.
Students have had the opportunity to enter and win a range of awards including the AOP Student Awards and Loupe Magazine Graduate Show.
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