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Laura Pannack

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Nationality  British
Known for  Photography
Role  Photographer
Name  Laura Pannack

Born  12 June 1985 (age 30) (1985-06-12)
Awards  World Press Photo Award for Portraits

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Laura Pannack (born 12 June 1985) is a British social documentary and portrait photographer, based in London. Pannack's work is often of children and teenagers.


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Her work has been shown in three solo exhibitions and contributed to a couple of publications. She has received a number of awards, including a first place in the World Press Photo Awards in 2010 and the Vic Odden Award from the Royal Photographic Society in 2012.

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Education and career

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Pannack gained a degree in editorial photography at the University of Brighton; studied a foundation course in painting at Central Saint Martins College of Art, London; and studied a foundation course at London College of Communication.


In 2011 Pannack was included in Creative Review's Ones to Watch list and in 2013 in The Magenta Foundation's Emerging Photographers list.

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She works commercially and on self initiated personal projects, her subjects often being "young people and teenagers". Her work has been a feature in Wired, Esquire Kazakhstan, Hotshoe, British Journal of Photography, Creative Review and Time. It has been used to illustrate articles in The Sunday Times, Le Monde, Time, The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph. She has worked commercially for The Mental Health Foundation, Save the Children, Oxfam, Dove, Samsung, Barclays and Vodafone.

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Pannack's notable personal projects include The Untitled, Young Love and Young British Naturists, For her personal work Pannack largely uses a film camera, at one time a Bronica 645 medium format camera and more recently a Hasselblad 6×6.

Publications with contributions by Pannack

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  • Hijacked III: Australia / United Kingdom. Cottesloe, W.A.: Big City Press; Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2012. ISBN 9783868282856. Exhibition catalogue.
  • Great Britons of Photography Vol.1: The Dench Dozen. Eastbourne, UK: Hungry Eye, 2016. ISBN 978-0-9926405-2-1. Edited by Peter Dench. With photographs by and transcripts of interviews between Dench and Pannack, Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Marcus Bleasdale, Harry Borden, John Bulmer, Chris Floyd, Brian Griffin, Martin Parr, Tom Stoddart, Homer Sykes, and Anastasia Taylor-Lind. 160 pages. Edition of 500 copies.
  • Solo exhibitions

  • A Collection, Third Floor Gallery, Cardiff, 2011
  • Young British Naturists, One and a Half Gallery, London, 2012
  • Young British Naturists, White Cloth Gallery, Leeds, 2013
  • Selected awards

  • 2008: 1st place, Hotshot International Next Perspective Award
  • 2009: Winner, Magenta Foundation award
  • 2009: 3rd prize, UK Single Image, LensCulture Award
  • 2009: Finalist (with Gemma), Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
  • 2010: 1st place (with Graham), Portraits Singles, World Press Photo Awards
  • 2010: Best in Show (with Shay), Foto8 Host Summer Show
  • 2010: Winner, Magenta Foundation award
  • 2011: 1st place (with Young British Naturists), Fine Art Nudes category, International Photography Awards, Lucie Foundation
  • 2012: Vic Odden Award, the Royal Photographic Society
  • 2014: John Kobal Award - The Taylor Wessing at The National Portrait Gallery
  • 2014: Hospital Club 100
  • 2017: Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, HSBC France. With Melanie Wenger.
  • References

    Laura Pannack Wikipedia