Anyone with an interest in developing their critical understanding of photography can now subscribe to the complete archive of Source Photographic Review. It has been digitised and made fully-searchable for individuals and institutional subscribers in collaboration with the Exact Editions platform. The archive stretches back to 1992 and is available seamlessly across web, iOS and Android platforms.

Source offers an international perspective on contemporary photographic culture through its features and book review coverage, and an insight into the most innovative photographers exhibiting and working in Britain and Ireland through its portfolio pages and exhibition reviews. Source helps students, photographers and tutors to keep informed & help give an international perspective on the world of photography.

The full Source archive displayed on a Macbook.

Editor John Duncan commented: “It’s wonderful to now have the entire back catalogue online and in such an interactive way. Access to the archive will be a great help to photography students, academics and the photography community and will put over three decades of content instantly at their fingertips.”

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, remarked: “There is such a wealth of images and engaging articles within the Source archive that can now be accessed on digital devices. The complete archive will be popular with libraries offering art and photography courses worldwide.”

A selection of the latest Source covers

The Exact Editions digital platform allows individuals and institutional subscribers an intuitive, user-friendly and visually-stimulating experience. Source can be explored with these helpful features:

  • An advanced search function enabling search of any keywords.
  • A neat stacking interface allowing for ease of browsing years and decades.
  • A clean, high-quality interface faithful to the print edition.
  • New issue notifications alerting readers to the availability of the next issue.

For institutions interested in buying a subscription or requesting a free trial of Source, please click here.

Individuals can purchase an annual subscription of Source by clicking here.