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Photos from New Year project go on show in Mayfair

A photographic exhibition which focuses on the first 24 hours of each New Year will be on show for the ninth year this month.

24: 2012 is part of an ambitious 24 year project which sees 24 photographers from different counties capture a moment from the first 24 hour of each New Year’s Day.

Among the contributors and co-ordinators is staff photographer for the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star, Sarah Brown.

The pictures are put on show each year, with this year’s exhibition taking place at Berkley Square, Mayfair from tomorrow until 19 March.

Julien Buckley's Empty Movement, shot in Hong Kong at midnight

The ambitious photographic project which will be complete in 2027 aims to create a social commentary that will last for generations using the work of critically acclaimed artists from across the globe.

Claire Spreadbury's Carousel, taken at 6pm

Each individual is tasked with capturing a single moment within their allotted hour, creating a unique collection of images linked only by time.

Founder of 24Photography Claire Spreadbury, said: “The exhibition is going from strength to strength and now in our ninth year we’ve really developed an identity and feel that we’re an established part of London’s art calendar.

Nicky Willcock's photo is called '22 years on, enough now' and was taken at 7am

“New Year’s Day is an exciting time of the year, and we hope that 24 captures some of that excitement, but also gives a little glimpse into the rest of the day after the celebrations and parties. The exhibition in Berkeley Square allows us to share that with everyone.”

The original 24 photographers met on a post graduate course at Central St Martin’s in London.

Six of the prints will be auctioned off to raise funds for breast cancer charity Too Many Women. The auction will take place on the night of a private view at a special event at the Morton Club on 24 February.

This shot called Peekaboo was taken by Candida Jones at 3pm