Photography

Wolf Suschitzky: the man who invented wildlife photography

By Amanda Hopkinson, September 27, 2012

‘I’ve never ‘arranged’ my photographs, I’ve always been an observer.” So says Wolf Suschitzky, centenarian and ground-breaking photographer.

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The old East End revealed

By Simon Round, September 20, 2012

Just over 100 years ago, a man called C A Mathew wandered out of Liverpool Street Station to take some revealing and poignant photographs of Jewish Spitalfields. The pictures were lost for nearly a century but turned up last year at Bishopsgate Institute in the City. Now they are going on display at Sandys Road Synagogue.

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Revealed: the last intimate moments of Marilyn Monroe

By Melanie Abrams, September 6, 2012

Marilyn Monroe bonded with photographer Lawrence Schiller on the set of Let’s Make Love, during his three-day shoot for Look magazine in 1960. Their close connection was sealed two years later on the set of her last, unfinished film, Something’s Gotta Give, when she discovered he was Jewish.

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Revealed: the last intimate moments of Marilyn Monroe

By Melanie Abrams, September 6, 2012

Marilyn Monroe bonded with photographer Lawrence Schiller on the set of Let’s Make Love, during his three-day shoot for Look magazine in 1960. Their close connection was sealed two years later on the set of her last, unfinished film, Something’s Gotta Give, when she discovered he was Jewish.

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Young photographic talent gets official recognition

By Jennifer Lipman, October 27, 2011

The skills of a talented photographer who has yet to reach barmitzvah age have been recognised by the Royal Photographic Society.

Radlett schoolboy Sam Kaye, 12, is one of the youngest snappers to become a licentiate of the society, reaching the first of three levels. He is one of only 3,300 in Britain.

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Artistic family double

September 27, 2011

A 96-year-old London artist and her granddaughter celebrated exhibition openings on the same night.

Marika Eversfield has a pastel, La Cantina, on display at the London Jewish Cultural Centre in Golders Green.

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Leeds showing its life through a lens

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 15, 2011

A first Jewish community photography exhibition in Leeds provided a snapshot of local Jewish life.

Some 150 guests viewed images of Leeds neighbourhoods and other Jewish themes produced by seven photographers.

The exhibition is among a growing number of cultural initiatives promoted by the Leeds Jewish Representative Council and follows an eight-week course led by photographer and designer D

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Get your camera out and snap a photo opportunity

September 8, 2011

The JC, in association with the Richard Young Gallery, is launching its first Young Photographers Competition, aimed at people aged 30 and under.

Aspirant photographers, amateur or professional, are invited to submit a picture on the theme of modern Jewish Britain.

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Lodz gives up its ghosts in rare photos

By Nissan Tzur, July 28, 2011

A set of highly moving and rarely seen photographs of life in Poland's Lodz Ghetto are being exhibited at the Nazi Documentation Centre in Cologne.

The photos were taken by the prisoners themselves and capture scenes of everyday ghetto life, such as community dances and boys working in a factory.

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Sefton Samuels captures the North in print

By Jonathan Kalmus, July 15, 2011

Iconic photographs of northern Jews are included in a new 200-page book by one of northern England's most successful photographers.
Sefton Samuels was invited exclusively to a rare photo session on Coronation Street's 1960's set, at other times it was a casual stroll past George Best's clothes shop which afforded the opportunity to take pictures which were to make their way to the National Portra

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