About Us


Ben Hawkins / Group Editor
Ben is group editor of Practical Photography and Digital Photo and an experienced journalist, picture editor and competition judge. His favourite photographers are Helmut Newton and Albert Watson.


Tim Berry / Deputy Editor / Practical Photography
Tim is Practical Photography's deputy editor and has a master's degree in freelance photography. He taught undergraduates at Birmingham City University before joining the team.

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Louise Carey / Features Writer / Practical Photography
Louise is Practical Photography's features writer and an experienced fine art photographer. She's the brains behind many of the magazine's technique features.


Georgie Rastall / Technique Writer / Practical Photography
Georgie is Practical Photography's technique writer and loves to shoot dramatic portraits. She was the official photographer at an American summer camp before joining the team.


Chris Robinson / Senior Art Editor / Practical Photography
Chris is Practical Photography's senior art editor and designs every page of every issue. He helped launch sister title Digital Photo and also designed this lovely website.

Shane Collins / Head Of Publishing / Practical Photography
Shane is Practical Photography's head of publishing and is responsible for getting the magazine to the printers on time every month. She loves Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad.

Trevor Ward / Video & Art Editor / Practical Photography
Trevor is Practical Photography's video & art editor and the creative talent behind the acclaimed Learn Photography Now videos. He plans, films and edits every episode single-handedly.

Matty Graham / Assistant Editor / Digital Photo
Matty has worked in imaging for over 15 years. He specialises in landscapes and portraiture and is responsible for the day-to-day running of Digital Photo.

Andrew Beswick / Art Editor / Digital Photo
Andy is a keen photographer with an interest in urban exploration. He also designs each and every page of Digital Photo magazine.

Matt Higgs / Technical Editor / Digital Photo
Matt looks after all the gear testing in Digital Photo and is always on hand to offer camera advice. He's a keen live music photographer and also shoots portraits.

Sara Mattick / Editorial Assistant
Sara is Practical Photography and Digital Photo's editorial assistant and is always on hand to answer your questions and queries. It's also her job to keep all of the above in check - good luck with that...