About Us


Ben Hawkins / Group Editor / Practical Photography
Ben is group editor of Practical Photography 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.


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.

Sara Mattick / Editorial Assistant / Practical Photography
Sara is Practical Photography'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...