Photography isn‘t about seeing, it’s about feeling.

Don McCullin

Photography

Over the last few years, I’ve become increasingly interested in photography. Firstly, taking images on my iPhone – capturing moments with landscapes, architecture, and still life. And then getting the opportunity to take pictures with a digital camera, a Nikon D700 and more recently on analogue with a Leica M6.

Through being inspired by the images created by such iconic photographers as Don McCullin, Vivian Maier, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lee Miller, Dorothea Lange, Robert Capa and Garry Winogrand, this has encouraged me to explore photography and what I want to say with the pictures that I take.

In 2019, I was part of the Conway Photography Group, run by the renowned portrait photographer Grace Gelder at Conway Hall in Holborn, London. Over a period of 9 months, the monthly workshops were a mixture of tutorials, theory, and practical exercises, covering topics such as portrait photography, public vs private, photography ethics and photography and psychology. The course then culminated in a month-long exhibition at the space in November 2019.

Following the success of the Conway Photography Group, I and a number of the photographers from the 2019 course decided to continue to meet each month, nominating a different host for each session to set photographic tasks for the group inspired by a current London exhibition. We would then discuss and critique each other’s photos as a group at the end of each workshop. The group is currently (and affectionately) called the ‘ExCons’ Photography Group and it provides me with a continued source of inspiration to explore my photography process in our once-a-month meetings.

You can view more of my photography in my Behance portfolio here.

Analogue images for the ‘ExCons’ Photography Group

Digital images for the ‘ExCons’ Photography Group

Digital images for Conway Hall Photography Group

iPhone images