9 photo opportunities in Portsmouth and Southsea

We’ve been sent thousands of photos of Portsmouth and Southsea over the years — so many, in fact, that we started a monthly photography competition to highlight the work of local photographers. I figured it was high time we wrote up a few lists of cool photo opportunities, …

Interview: Portsmouth aerial and seaborne photographer Shaun Roster

If you follow Team Locals on any social media platform — Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook — you’ll have seen his work. We feature it a lot. And for good reason: Shaun Roster’s photography is fantastic, and he often gets a unique aerial vantage point above Portsmouth. In our continued effort …

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Team Locals’ Monthly Photography Competition: January

Throughout this year, we’re running a photography competition every month, gifting local photographers prizes from Portsmouth and Southsea businesses as a way of saying thank-you for the passion they have in capturing the beauty of our city. We’ll start each month by picking a theme to inspire photographers to get …

‘Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures’ at No. 6 Cinema

No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth’s only independent filmhouse, screen 2016 American documentary film Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, about the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, on Thursday 12th May 2016, from 7:00pm. The documentary is an examination of the life and work of the revered and controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. He was obsessed with …
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May 2016

50point5 at The Kings Theatre

50point5 is an exhibition of fine art photography created by Deryck van Steenderen over the course of five years, whilst travelling between Cape Town and work at a private university in Stellenbosch. The work comprising the exhibition examines the barriers that separate and divide the people of South Africa. 50point5 runs …
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Apr 2016

Robin Feild

Movements, intersecting lines, contrasts and colours. Robin Feild is always examining the interplay of these different elements in the scenery around him, and he composes his photographs to illustrate this vision.
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Feb 2016

‘Our Worlds Are Minds Apart’ Exhibition

Portsmouth artist Ohh So Curious Illustration has curated a collaborative exhibition titled ‘Our Worlds Are Minds Apart’, set to open at Coastguard Studio in Southsea on Friday 12th February. The project explores imagination through the talents of the finest local artists across a broad range of media, including illustration, graphics, …
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Feb 2016

‘The Salt of the Earth’ at No. 6 Cinema

No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth’s only independent filmhouse, will be screening 2014 French-Brazilian biographical documentary film The Salt of the Earth on Thursday 17th September 2015, from 7:00pm. For the last 40 years acclaimed photographer Sebastião Salgado has travelled the world, tracing the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed and documented many of the …
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Sep 2015

Interview: Wesley Brown and The Clock Face Exhibition

Team Locals spoke to Wesley Brown, a creative from Portsmouth who is known for his photography work, as well as his web development, graphic design, and DJing skills, about his forthcoming The Clock Face exhibition at Coastguard Studio. The exhibition features the work of seven artists, and is themed around the idea …

Photograph the seals of Langstone Harbour with Portsmouth Watersports Centre

Pictured: the seals of Langstone Harbour, photographed by Connor Hicks Portsmouth Watersports Centre will be giving photographers the chance to see Langstone Harbour’s wildlife up close with two kayak trips on Sunday 12th July and Saturday 22nd August. It’s quite uncommon knowledge that Langstone Harbour is …