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AOP Starting Out Conference 2022 at Free Range

AOP Starting Out Conference opens on Wednesday 22 June and will run over the next two weeks at Free Range Graduate Exhibition, Truman Brewery London. Running alongside the AOP Student Awards 2022 Showcase, the Starting Out programme is packed full of sessions to inform and inspire the next generation of professional photographers.

Join us in the AOP x Free Range Talk Space for what promises to be an exciting programme and your chance to see the work of finalists in the AOP 2022 Student Awards Showcase @ Free Range

All Starting Out sessions are Free but must be booked in advance


See our full programme and book your sessions here

The AOP Starting Out Conference offers photography graduates and students the opportunity to experience the professional working side of the industry. With the support of leading photographers and names within the industry, these sessions will provide practical knowledge and insights for you to start your photography career. Covering all the business basics including invoicing to licensing and contracts, as well as practical advice for those considering starting out as an Assistant Photographer – we will also be running portfolio review sessions and providing a healthy dose of inspiration through a series of talks from several award winning AOP Photographers.

Our Student Award 2022 finalists will be exhibited throughout the Show and we look forward to revealing our Gold and Silver winners as well as Best in Show on Friday 24 June.

Student Awards Showcase Location: Free Range Hub, F BLOCK G5, Ely’s Yard. The Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR

Duration: Wednesday 22 June 2022 until Sunday 3 July 2022


See the full programme and book your Starting Out sessions here

With thanks to Genesis Imaging and all our participating member Photographers, Affiliates and supporters for their time and support.

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