Here are some videos of interviews at the last National Photography Symposium in 2014 at the Library of Birmingham. They give a snapshot of the kinds of topics discussed. They were filmed and edited by Katrina Houghton.
Francis Hodgson discusses the purpose of the Symposium:
Denise Swanson reflects on the Symposium, and the value of standards in photography:
Photographer Simon Roberts talks about building a career in photography:
Writer Richard West reflects on portfolio reviews in photography – are they useful and do they give value for money?
Jason DaPonte explains his innovative archive linking project, Mining The Archive:
Christian Payne discussed old and new business models: