NEUTRAL GREY, Photography consulting and distribution
Both a French and British national, Sarah Preston spent several years working in the UK (from 2000 to 2007). She spent one year as an intern with Magnum Photos London, continuing on as an assistant for Peter Marlow and Martin Parr. In Bristol, she taught darkroom and digital photography as a course instructor at Filton College for four years. Upon her return to France, Preston worked as an editorial assistant in Paris with Coverlines. She then joined Agence VU’ where she developed the agency’s relationships with French, British and Canadian photography markets. In 2014, Sarah left VU’ in order to start up her own business: Neutral Grey, whose aim is to promote and develop documentary photography both at home in France and abroad. Sarah also regularly works as a consultant and translator, publishes interviews or produces videos on the work of photographers, for clients such as Off The Wall, Afrique In Visu, etc. Neutral Grey regularly collaborates with Panos Pictures, PhotoBook Bristol and RRB Photobooks, Théâtre le Tarmac in Paris, graphic design agency Element-s, Granta Publishing, Les Editions Clémentine de la Féronnière, amongst others.
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LAETITIA GANAYE (regular contributor)
After studying cultural management, and further to an internship at Magnum Photos, Laetitia joins Agence VU’ in 2003. She has been in charge of the international development at the editorial department of VU’ from 2007 to 2015, where she built a network of a dozen partner agencies worldwide, and collaborated with the main titles of international media. In 2014, she held a workshop on documentary photography in partnership with Nikon, during the Bayeux-Calvados Award. She was part of the 2015 jury for The Fence outdoor photography exhibition series, conceived by United Photo Industries and PDN. Late 2015, she started an activity as a freelance photography consultant. Collaborations include Neutral Grey, MAPS, and freelance photographers whom she supports in the development of long-term projects. In 2016, she attended a fundraising training programme with the French Association of Fundraisers.