I'm a photographer and occasional videographer, currently getting by as a studio assistant. I'm aiming to build a career that will lead into fashion/editorial/fine art photography. My work centres around representation, identity and the realities constructed by photography. I graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Film, Photography & Media from the University of Leeds, winning a prize for the highest graded final project 'Drop Dead'. I was also the recipient of the Berkofsky Arts Award, a bursary grant to produce the series 'Image Control', featured below. I just want to make cool stuff with cool people!
- Image ControlTraditionally, a photographer imposes their vision upon the subject as the world is shown through their eyes. This series flips that notion on its head, exploring the intersections between photography, performance, gender and the right to control how a person is seen. Working collaboratively with trans and non-binary people, I gave direct creative control to those who have been historically misrepresented. This series shows that by sharing control of the image, the image’s control can be ethical
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- Leeds, United KingdomFull Time
E-commerce photography for a luxury beauty subscription box. I produced the images in entirety, from art direction to styling to editing. I also made short form video content & podcasts whilst there.
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Berkofsky Arts AwardUniversity of LeedsFunding award 'for the creation or dissemination of artwork that will benefit the development of a student’s career in painting, sculpture, drama (including photography or film that has a narrative content) or music'. Academic excellence, potential impact on the career development of the applicant and quality of proposal were accounted for as criteria.