52 by 52 Members’ Book

The 52 by 52 Members’ Book is now available free both as a PDF or eBook. A printed version of the book is also available to purchase in softback and hardback formats.

It aims to showcase a small selection of the 1300+ images submitted to the project and tries to give a flavour of the diverse work created in a plethora of styles and formats.
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Beauty’s Nothing. Show me your take on this.
— Nadav Kander

Nadav Kander  |  Read more

Flip the script.
— Josh Cole

Josh Cole  |  Read more

Bend it, break it, bin it.
— Palmer + Pawel

Palmer + Pawel   |  Read more

Movement in still images is a paradox. Combine movement and stillness in a single photograph.
— Bertil Nilsson

Bertil Nilsson  |  Read more

Take a photograph of an event. Focus on putting it in the context of the landscape and those watching.
— Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts  |  Read more

The world is forever changing; a rock spinning through space. The land we think we own is only borrowed. What stands today will be taken back over time. Photograph impermanence.
— Mitch Dobrowner

Mitch Dobrowner  |  Read more

Shoot your subjects from behind.
— Irina Werning

Irina Werning  |  Read more

Take a photograph of yourself, from behind the camera.
— Kate Peters

Kate Peters  |  Read more

Make an image of unsustainability.
— Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky  |  Read more

A portrait is to be given never taken… Use this as your guide and give a street portrait of a complete stranger.
— Steve Pyke

Steve Pyke  |  Read more

Make a color photograph of a scene that has no (or very little) color. Think monochromatic.
— Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson  |  Read more

The painter Bonnard said “Make little lies to tell a great truth”. Use that as your inspiration.
— Chloe Dewe Mathews

Chloe Dewe Mathews  |  Read more

“Try again, fail again, fail better.”
(Samuel Beckett)— Richard Mosse

Richard Mosse  |  Read more

Photograph something that can never happen again.
— Harry Benson

Harry Benson  |  Read more

Try to transform our world into an abstract image.
— Lucie & Simon

Lucie & Simon  |  Read more

Hope is the poor man’s bread. Photograph hope.
— Niall McDiarmid

Niall McDiarmid  |  Read more

Photograph your feelings in a state of boredom.
— Gerd Ludwig

Gerd Ludwig  |  Read more

Use your camera as an excuse to go and spend time with someone that you’ve always been curious about.
— Olivia Arthur

Olivia Arthur  |  Read more

Create a portrait that expresses isolation in circumstances that are not isolated.
— Terry O’Neill

Terry O’Neill  |  Read more

Close your eyes, turn your eyeballs around. Photograph what you see.
— Roger Ballen

Roger Ballen  |  Read more

Try and apply a technique or style that is widely associated with a specific photographic genre and use it in an unconventional way.
— Maja Daniels

Maja Daniels  |  Read more

Take a photograph that is strong and necessary of something which is not photogenic.
— Paolo Woods

Paolo Woods  |  Read more

Make a portrait where the primary goal is to engineer intimacy from a situation that is fundamentally artificial.
— Chris Floyd

Chris Floyd  |  Read more

Take two things that do not fit together, and put them together.
— Klaus Pichler

Klaus Pichler  |  Read more

Use a Random Point Generator to pick the exact location where you make a photograph.
— Alec Soth

Alec Soth  |  Read more