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Anita Corbin

100 portraits now complete!

September 26, 2016

Seven years, over 100,000 miles and a cornucopia of locations from a Team GB boxing ring to the House of Lords: the one hundred portraits that comprise the First Women project are finally complete! In this blog, Anita reflects on her experiences of creating this extraordinary collection…   ‘From the moment I conceived of First Women, it was as if it took on a life of it’s own. Almost as if it had a ‘will’ to be completed and I was just facilitating that,’ says Anita. ‘I read more

First Women’s Anita Corbin announced as one of the Judges for D&AD New Blood

April 17, 2015

Anita continues her inspirational journey in the creative sector as she is announced as one of this years D&AD Judges. Anita explained to potential entrants why this was particularly important to her, commenting, ‘I am really excited to be judging the New Blood category for D&AD this year: this is the time when, as a young creative, you are finding your niche. Creativity and experimentation are encouraged on all sides by tutors and mentors. You are selecting your path, refining read more

World class American Photography Exhibition

September 1, 2013

Anita Corbin, a Somerset-based photographer, attended an exhibition in the American city of San Diego where her portrait of two sisters had been chosen to feature out of a total of 13,000 photographs which were given consideration by Julia Dolan, the Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum and judge of The Art of Photography Show. Anita is one of just 11 UK photographers who featured in the exhibition which is an established and critical force in the world of contemporary photography read more

The Royal Wedding…30 years on

April 27, 2011

As our TV screens, our iPhones and our computer screens bombard us with images of a 21st century Royal Wedding, I am transported back down memory lane to my own recollections of another royal wedding and the resultant photographs taken by me when I was the youngest photographer on the Sunday Times press core covering the wedding of Charles and Diana for the paper. Ironically I have waited 30 years before seeing all the images that I captured on that day because at the time they were whisked read more