david sykes

david sykes

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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david sykes

david sykes

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • A dozen dead roses
    A dozen dead rosesIt’s soon Valentines day, a day for which 250 million roses get produced and in the UK alone around £1.9 billion gets spent on flowers. So I thought it apt to share my latest personal project ‘A dozen dead roses’. It’s a study of how the beauty of roses remains even after they’ve died. Shot at the end of the day as the sun sets the light change brings warmth back into the rose petals.
  • Edible jewellery
    Edible jewelleryEdible accessories on the go. The idea for ‘Food jewellery’ came about when photographer David Sykes was eating in the restaurant Castle Terrace in Edinburgh he thought the beautifully crafted dishes had the feel of jewellery. It was a few years later when he saw food stylist Olivia Bennett’s work he realised that with her beautiful crafting of food and eye for detail that she could bring the food jewellery idea to life. Olivia came up with some beautiful food combinations that not only would ta
  • Cost of food
    Cost of foodWhile I was prepping and researching this project I realised how expensive the individual food Items I was shooting had become. On researching this further I was surprised to see  food prices had risen by 4% last year alone.  This project not only represents an arresting visual representation of the food in our basket but also acts as a physical time capsule, freezing the Jan 2018 price of each food item as a future point of reference.
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Projects credited in
  • David Sykes- Cadburys Brunch Bar
    David Sykes- Cadburys Brunch BarDavid Sykes shoots Cadbury's Bruch Bar for when you need a proper break
  • David Sykes- Sainsburys
    David Sykes- Sainsburys
  • David Sykes - Taylors Coffee Bags
    David Sykes - Taylors Coffee Bags
  • David Sykes- Greenies
    David Sykes- Greenies
  • Monocle: 10th Anniversary
    Monocle: 10th Anniversary
  • Monocle | Inventory
    Monocle | Inventory
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Work history
    Photographer
    Advertising and editorial still life photographer
Skills
  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Art Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Fine Art
  • Editorial
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Still Life Photography
  • Studio and Location Photography