Karen is the Creative Director of Shutter Hub, the UK based photography organisation providing opportunities, support and networking for creative photographers worldwide. She founded the organisation to create a supportive community for photographers and to provide a platform for the development of ideas and careers. 

Karen is dedicated to creating fair access to photography and opening up opportunities for everyone and works to bring innovative ideas and fundamental kindness to every project. She has spoken at industry events and locations such as FOAM Museum, London Art Fair, FORMAT Festival, and the Festival of Creative Industries; curated exhibitions at London Photomonth, Cambridge University, and St Bride Foundation, to name just a few in the UK, and taken shows to Belgium, Denmark, France, Israel, Portugal, Romania and The Netherlands; and has reviewed portfolios in the UK, Europe, Canada, the US and Israel; at Unseen Amsterdam, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Belfast Photo Festival, London Photomonth, The Photographers’ Gallery, Getty Images Gallery, Exposure Photo Festival, Griffin Museum of Photography and the Photographic Resource Center, and more.

In 2020 Karen founded the publishing house, Shutter Hub Editions, in order to create a collection of beautiful and affordable photo books. The publications are stocked across the UK and held in archives and collections around the world.

Shutter Hub offers something unique and personal to photographers, making a positive impact within the industry, building relationships and creating opportunities for everyone.

For more information, visit shutterhub.org.uk