Picture Stories

How one magazine changed British photography

Picture Post was Britain's best-selling weekly magazine during the 1940s and early 50s. Through its picture stories, Picture Post pioneered a completely new approach to the portrayal of British life, and in doing so helped to shape modern British photography.

PICTURE STORIES, a feature-length documentary, will explore that revolution through the eyes of some of Britain’s leading documentary and street photographers, and through archive interviews with Picture Post photographers, writers and editors.

PICTURE STORIES will be launched in September 2021. The film will be screened throughout the UK and will be available for download on major platforms.



Thanks to Getty Images Hulton Archive for permission to use the photographs shown on this website.

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