Penny University is a term that originated from 18th century coffeehouses in London, England.
For the price of a penny, one had access to coffee, the company of people from all levels of society, discussions, bulletins, newspapers and the latest gossip.
Penny University is an artisanal cafe born out of a love of coffee discovered in London. They source their beans from local roasters, serve specialist cakes and bread freshly baked daily in the area, support and collaborate with local bakers and aim to be a haven for people of the East Coast and beyond. Besides, they serve all-day breakfast, a rotating selection of fresh pastries and cakes, and great coffee using their favourite local blends.
Social equality is a concept that seems far from being reality in times of populism, anxious societies and totally overwhelmed young generations. Curated by Girls is a young platform supporting artists regardless of their gender, ethnicity or social background. We talked to their founder and curator Laetitia Duveau about her work and the challenges of our times.
The fast-paced world of fashion is Chris Pollard's area of expertise. To keep up with the industry's ever-changing face, he continuously explores and experiments with new concepts. Get to know our TEN AND ONE Awards Judge from London in this interview.
Once upon a day in Dutch thrift store, a photographer that went by the name of Martijn van Oers purchased a folding camera from the early 20th century. Little did he know, tucked inside was an exposed, undeveloped film.
Turning a simple thing as paper into a magical universe - this is what Kelli Anderson is doing in her daily life as a designer. One of her latest projects, This Book is a Camera, is a beautifully designed book that unexpectedly turns into a pinhole camera when opening it.
Joining our roster of judges for the TEN AND ONE AWARDS is Jimmy Cheng. He is based in London as a wedding and street portrait photographer. Aside from photography, he likes anything outdoor-related: traveling, basketball, and speaking to strangers.
Benjamin Hampson is based in London, UK and uses photography as a tool to express himself. He enjoys documenting cultures that are different to his own with the aim to empower people through his work. We lent him the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to test out.
What's in a photograph? Aside from the subject, background, the setting, there's memory. And peering into what made that specific moment worthy of a frame is a story all in itself. Take a look at what captures Andi Elloway's trained eye in this quick interview. More of her story after the cut.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
Revel in the crystal-clear sharpness, natural colors, and dreamy bokeh of the resurrected Russian masterpiece that is the Jupiter 3+ Art Lens! Purchase your very own brass beauty now while our limited supplies last, and get it shipped to you by the end of June 2017!
Brian May is famous for being the legendary guitarist and songwriter with rock group Queen. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that Brian is fanatical about stereo photography. He talked to us about his passion for this medium and shared some photographs from his new book "Queen in 3-D".
Maria Agustina is a 21-year-old photographer draws her photographic inspiration from the things that she's obsessed with: music, feminism, and human physical/spiritual conditions. Take a peek into her psychedelic vision and get to know more about her in this interview.
Ondu's creator Elvis Halilović is happily joining our Ten and One Awards jury team. From an industrial designer and carpenter background, Elvis devoted his skills and experience in a project of beautifully handcrafted pinhole cameras that led to two successful Kickstarter campaigns.