2016 MSPF



Matt is one of the most accomplished street photographers in Britain and was recently announced as a 2016 nominee member of Magnum Photos.  He is also an active member of the street photography collective In-Public since 2001.

His personal street photography work is his main focus, predominantly in London, but he also works commercial and leads street photography workshops.  His recent book All That Life Can Afford is already on its second edition.





Lauren is a freelance photographer, and former attorney, based in New York City. Her street photography has received several awards and been exhibited at various venues around the world, including: "The Fence" at Photoville, NYC; the Museum of the City of New York, NYC; Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, NYC; PhotoLeiden, The Netherlands; Gudberg Nerger Gallery, Hamburg, DE;  the Center For Fine Art Photography, Colorado, the Miami Street Photography Festival, and Rayko Photo Center, SF. Her work and interviews have been published in various publications, including PDN Online; ViewFind; CBS News; Slate Magazine; All-About-Photo.com; YourDailyPhotograph.com; Desert Leaf Magazine; Rangefinder Magazine, World Photography Organization, the Phoblographer, Street Photography Magazine, the Hamburg Journal, and Women in Photography.  Lauren enjoys giving back to the photo community as a mentor, curator, and reviewer.

TALK: Thursday Dec 1  3PM

Portfolio Reviews: Saturday Dec 3


instagram: laurenwelles


Chris Suspect is a street and documentary photographer from the Washington, DC area. His work has been recognized internationally and has been exhibited at various venues in the U.S, Germany, Belgium, Georgia and the United Kingdom. His documentary work on the underground music scene in Washington, D.C., was published as a book, Suspect Device, in 2014. Suspect’s work is held in the Leica Galerie Archives and the Washington, DC, Public Library Archives. He has won numerous photography contests, including this year’s FotoWeek DC and StreetFoto San Francisco. He has served as a judge for the Miami Street Photography Festival, the Brussels Street Photography Festival and the World Street Photography Photo Book Competition. Since 2012 he has been a member of the STRATA photo collective and is currently a member of WorldSP.co.


PANEL DISCUSSION  Friday  Dec 2  3pm