All posts tagged: photo

Surviving deadline day – how we built a photo competition system to scale

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In 2014 we were asked to build an online system, from the ground up, to sell and manage entries for the BJP's International Photography Awards - a prestigious competition where photographers around the world enter series of photographs in the hope of winning a gallery show in London and a place in the British Journal of Photography. By the time we closed it down, around 5,000 images had been received, and our server was feeling the strain.

Powering the Portrait of Britain Exhibition

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If you pass through a train station or shopping centre this month, there's a good chance you'll see something unusual on the screens that usually display advertising. Portrait of Britain, a collaboration between British Journal of Photography and JCDecaux, is showing 100 portraits on screens across the country - and we're proud to say that we were involved in the early stages of the project.