Expert Profiles

Judging panel

A panel of photography, fashion and education professionals

Caryn Franklin MBE is a former Fashion Editor and Co-editor of i-D Magazine and BBC Broadcaster. Caryn has explored the politics of image and self-esteem extensively in over 30 years of working in fashion in commercial and educational positions.

Professor Julia Twigg works in the University of Kent's School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, Canterbury campus. Her work focuses on embodiment and she currently leads a series of projects exploring clothing and age.

Photocrowd co-founder Liam Bailey has been a working photographer for over 25 years. Liam's personal work is regularly exhibited, and has been the subject of two books. He has an MA in Fine Art Photography from the University of the Arts, London.

Paul Bevan is a Subject Director and Course Leader, MA Fashion Photography at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. He has worked in education for over 25 years, developing and championing talent at local, national and international levels.