12 by PhotoVoice

© Tom ElkinsPhotoVoice use participatory photography to bring about positive social change, both in the UK and across the world. Chief Executive of PhotoVoice Tom Elkins shares his thoughts on how photography can help those who are often the subjects of photographs to become the photographers and tell their own story.

12 by Laura El-Tantawy

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Laura El-Tantawy is an Egyptian photographer. She was born in Worcestershire, England to Egyptian parents and grew up between Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the US. Laura answers members’ questions about her latest book “In the Shadow of the Pyramids”.

12 by Niall McDiarmid


Niall McDiarmid is a photographer based in London. His work is primarily about documenting Britain and has been published and exhibited widely. Niall talks to guest editor Katie Stretton about his approach to street portraiture and his latest book Via Vauxhall.

12 by Stuart Pilkington

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Stuart Pilkington is widely known as a prolific curator of projects that bring together photographers of all kinds. We’ve been long-term fans of Stuart’s ambitious work which shares the same ethos of open collaboration that we strive for at 12 by 12.

12 by Peter Dench

Peter DenchAward-winning British photojournalist Peter Dench is best known for his decade of work documenting England. He is a keen and astute observer of human nature, and in particular some of the more quirky aspects of life. Peter shares his thoughts on collaboration, crowdfunding and uncomfortable swimwear with us.