Amin McDonald
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Amin McDonald

Fashion PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Amin McDonald
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Amin McDonald

Fashion PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Jamaican-born & London-raised photographer with a fine art background. With 4 years of photography studies and countless hours on set, Amin uses fashion & portrait photography to tell stories.
Projects
  • Photoshoot with Monet for Projext Liquid
    Photoshoot with Monet for Projext Liquid
  • Redefining Concepts - Lockdown Artist series
    Redefining Concepts - Lockdown Artist seriesLockdown has been difficult for a lot of creatives. Redefining Concepts focuses on educating the audience with meaningful visuals and informative videos. Shot at our favourite Take More Photos Studio, we emphasised comfort in the studio shoot to reflect how we still achieve our goals even from home. Photography: @fahad.akr Creative Director: @drmcd_ On set assistant: @_umarr Producer: @amxnahali Assistant Director: @armannotarmani Model: @douaa_el_azizi & @nadimalmk Editor: @idvsgn Agency: @red
  • Interracial
    InterracialAn interracial couple documented on a photoshoot. Shot on the Hasselblad 500cm, I aimed to document affection. Printed 20x24, the photo was hung up in the Bernie Arts Gallery in a group exhibition to document the growing fluidity in British Black culture.
Projects credited in
  • Industrial vs Culture
    Industrial vs CultureExploring the contrast between the brutalist concrete world of London against the modern style of black British streetwear. "If an old white woman doesn't give you dirty looks for your clothes, then your outfit isn't fire." Full shoot on venusashu.com Photographer: @official_venusashu Assistant Photographer: @drmcd_ Models: @jonathanalogba @clxudy.cj @amp.m9
  • modelling, features, and stuff.
    modelling, features, and stuff.i model sometimes, and i've been featured in a social media advert for "giffgaff". for more information, please visit joshakapo.com/project/other-stuff.
Work history
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    Event PhotographerGraduate fashion week and GFF
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working for the Digital Team to shoot content for GFW's website & social media.
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    PhotographerRedefining Concepts
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Leading in creative campaigns, connecting with brands, aligning focuses on set, creative mediating amongst team to achieve marketing goal.
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Skills
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Editorial Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Creative Portraiture
  • Portraits
  • Digital Photography
  • Portraiture Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Creative Leadership
  • Editorial Campaigns
Education
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    Social Media ApprenticeshipImaCharacter Agency
     - London, United Kingdom
    University of east London logo
    University of east London logo
    (BA hons) Creative University of east London
     - London, United Kingdom
    A very hands-on and engaging course where we get in depth with the key components of photography. Learning skills in the studio, professional cameras, medium format cameras and various types of film. Darkroom work, prints and darkroom scanning.
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Awards
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    EyeEm Photo Awards - British CultureEyeEm Photography
    Winning a competition. Documenting British Culture in a single photo. Depicting an immigrant that came to the country for work. I implied that the UK's culture is made up of immigrants such as myself.