NCTJ Photography Exhibition now open in Sheffield

The NCTJ Photography Exhibition is now on display at the Winter Gardens in Sheffield and is open to the public until 23 September 2011. It was officially opened yesterday, 14 September, by NCTJ principal examiner Amanda Ball, Norton College principal Andrew Cropley and former Norton College photography tutor Paul Delmar.

Guests at the event included the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Sylvia Dunkley, who was joined by Heather MacDonald, chief executive at Sheffield College, Keith Starr, assistant principal at Norton College, current photography tutor at Norton College, Rob Rathbone, head of art and graphic at Sheffield College, Lee Johnson and many of the exhibitors.

The exhibition, which is part of the NCTJ’s 60th anniversary celebrations, showcases quality press photography and photojournalism from NCTJ-trained photographers working in regional, national and international media. The images show events from the 1970s through to the present day and showcase a wide range of subjects and photographic styles.

The exhibition is being supported by PhotoBox and was originally on display at The Guardian in London during the summer.

Venue information for visitors
The Winter Gardens
Surrey Street
S1 1XZ
Opening hours: 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 6pm on a Sunday.
Free admission

For more information about NCTJ training in press photography and photojournalism, please click here.

Image: Andrew Cropley, Paul Delmar, Amanda Ball and Rob Rathbone open the photography exhibition at the Winter Gardens in Sheffield. Taken by Jason Ruffell, Sheffield College.