About the Photo Team

Our friendly, enthusiastic and skillful team of lecturers and technicians will make you feel welcome and confident in reaching your full potential in your journey to become a professional photographer. Our dedicated lecturers and technicians are practicing photographers in a variety of genres within the industry giving them a good understanding on our student's needs and the demands of the photographic environment in today's society.

To view the full course information, entry requirements, how to apply and fees & funding please visit The University of Bolton website here.

Ian Glover

Programme Leader

Dr. Ian Glover is Programme Leader for Visual Communication (Graphic Design and Photography). His practice is based on researching (photographing and filming) forgotten subjects including abandoned landscapes and displaced objects. 

Recent projects have included partnerships with literary narrative including poetry and storytelling appearing in commissioned exhibitions and publications, most recently involving museums and cultural representations.

Ian’s work has featured in publications including The British Journal of Photography, AG,World Architecture, Building Magazine and national exhibitions.

Ian completed a PhD researching forms of post-structural northern representation. His teaching includes practice-based video, landscape and architecture as well as professional practice and supervision of final year undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Rachel McHaffie

Photography Lecturer

Rachel joined the team at the University of Bolton as a lecturer in photography in September 2018. 

Rachel has been a freelance photographer since 1994. Rachel McHaffie is one of the very few photographers whose professional career has been devoted exclusively to the documentation of the dance revolution. 

Rachel’s career in dance music photography began at the now infamous Hacienda nightclub where she was staff photographer in the mid 1990’s. Following the Hacienda, Rachel went on to work for many magazines – including DJ and Ministry – and she has explored and captured the global club landscape from Vegas celebrating her tenth year in club photography, having documented some of the most significant parties, people, music and memories in the last decade of such music genre.


Roxana Allison

Photography technician

Roxana Allison focuses her practice on personal projects and commissions revolving around themes of cultural identity, place and belonging through portraiture and documentary photography. She holds a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and has taken part in several photo exhibitions predominantly in the United Kingdom. She recently completed an MA in Photography at The University of Bolton. Roxana joined the Photography technicians team in January 2015.

View her work here and follow her here.

Tyrone Anderson

Photography technician

Tyrone Anderson was born and continues to be based in Bolton. He has been a photographer for over 30 years and a technician at the University of Bolton since 2006 where he studied and gained a BA(Hons) and a MA in Photography. His main interests lie primarily in portraiture and long-term personal projects. His practice uses a combination of analogue and digital processes and his current work employs a hybrid cyanotype process. 

View his work here and follow him here.

Jenny Karling

Photography technician

Jenny Karling joined the technician team in 2019. Her work has recently revolved around personal memories, where she explored an empty space that was filled with raw emotions and punctum. She holds both a BA (Hons) and MA in Photography. Jenny has worked with Bolton Museum, in documenting some of their Ancient Egyptian Textiles collection using the cyanotype process. She has taken part in several photography exhibitions and won a residency at Neo Art Gallery in Bolton.

View her work here and follow her here.

To view the full course information, entry requirements, how to apply, fees & funding please visit The University of Bolton website here.

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