Photography for Firstsite - Interiors, exhibitions and events for their brand new website

November 08, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

I was really excited to see that Firstsite, Colchester's international gallery and creative community space, has launched their brand new website this week. It's a beautiful, bold site with plenty of colour and pattern, and intuitive navigation, by Focus. I was extra excited because I'm really pleased to have been commissioned to take many of the photographs featured on the site.

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteFirstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

 

I've been a fan of Firstsite for a long time. Tim and I often pop in to check out the frequently changing exhibitions when we're spending a day wandering around Colchester, and when we first moved here in 2015 they held an Open exhibition, which I took part in and was a great way to get involved in the community.

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteThe welcome desk at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

 

Here are a few of the photographs I took for them, but visit the Firstsite website to have a look - check out the upcoming exhibitions, events, courses and if you're looking for a unique venue you can hire beautiful spaces too!

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteVisitors at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteVisitors at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Lilah Fowler: Code Clay, Data Dirt.


FirstsiteFirstsiteVisitors at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteVisitors at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Elsa James: Black Girl Essex

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteVisitors at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Mark Titchner: Some questions about us
 

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David Olusoga at FirstsiteDavid Olusoga at FirstsiteDavid Olusoga talk and book signing at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. David Olusoga at FirstsiteDavid Olusoga at FirstsiteDavid Olusoga talk and book signing at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

Book signing with David Olusoga

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.
FirstsiteFirstsiteThe shop at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. The Firstsite shop is so good for gifts! Art books, handmade jewellery, feminist literature, stylish homeware, it's all a bit hard to resist.


FirstsiteFirstsiteThe café at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe café at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe café at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe café at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

The café in the Welcome area serves seriously good coffee

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteThe cinema at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

The cinema has a great program of films (and those lines were absolute joy to photograph!)

 

FirstsiteFirstsiteStudio at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteMeeting room at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteMeeting room at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteMeeting room at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteRestaurant at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteRestaurant at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd. FirstsiteFirstsiteRestaurant at Firstsite, Colchester. Photograph by Jayne Lloyd.

 

It's a stunning building with a great programme of exhibitions, community events and a truly lovely team to work with!

Firstsite

Lewis Gardens, High Street, 
Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

Website: firstsite.uk
Telephone: 01206 713 700
Email: [email protected]

Opening times:
Welcome area and Box Office: Mon–Sun: 9am–9pm
Art Gallery: Mon–Sun: 10am–5pm
Firstsite Shop: Mon–Sun: 9am–9pm
Café: Mon–Sun: 10am–5pm
Bar: Mon–Sun: 6pm–8pm

 


Hi, I'm Jayne Lloyd, a professional photographer based in Essex. If you would like to speak to me about working together please don't hesitate to get in touch. I'm also Project Manager at Shutter Hub, a photography organisation providing opportunities, support and networking for creative photographers worldwide. If you'd like to get involved in that, you can join us here.


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