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The next FORMAT Portfolio Reviews will take place on Friday 28 & Saturday 29 March 2014 at QUAD in Derby. FORMAT has carefully selected 40 international experts in the field of photography, from around Europe and the UK to review for two days.

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Portfolio reviews | 28 March 2014

This review is the biggest and most international Portfolio Review in the UK. Do not miss out on having your work seen by some of the biggest names in photography. Places are limited, so book your place now to avoid disappointment! Great discounts and awards from Format’s partners are also available for participants.

The reviews include many high profile reviewers from all over the world, including Photo Festival Directors, Magazine/Newspaper editors, curators and publishers. Reviewers include Trolley Publishing, 1000 words magazine, The Photographers Gallery, Photoworks, Impressions Gallery, and Source Photographic Review.

Participants have the opportunity to select 8 reviewers to see during the Portfolio review. These are selected on a first come, first serve basis.

More information is available on the Format website


The Portfolio Reviews are aimed at committed photographers with a developed and serious approach to their work. Recent graduates are welcome. Please contact Seb at [email protected] for any queries.

Cost - £250 (No concessionary rates and no refunds).

The £250 fee includes 8 portfolio reviews, 20 minutes each, a place in the Portfolio walk, entrance into the two day series of short talks and evening social events, an exhibition opening and the portfolio review Awards night.

Application Deadline