Megan Dalton

Megan Dalton

Photographer and LecturerLeeds, United Kingdom
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Megan Dalton

Megan Dalton

Photographer and LecturerLeeds, United Kingdom
About me
Megan Mechelle Dalton (b. 1998) is a photographer and painter from the North of England, currently working in London. Megan’s photography captures the interplay of light and shadow, transforming simple scenes into dynamic visual narratives. Her attention to detail and ability to capture the essence of a subject makes Megan's photography feel timeless. Beyond the commitment to her craft, Megan is passionate about sharing her knowledge and inspiring a new generation of photographers. She leads workshops and lectures, encouraging emerging photographers to explore their approach to photography as a means of personal expression. Megan’s practice has extended to editorial commissions and features for The British Journal of Photography, The Government Art Collection, The Financial Times, English Heritage, M Le Magazine Du Monde and PORT Magazine. Selected Clients & Features Include: - The British Journal of Photography - The Telegraph - The Financial Times, House & Home - COS - M Le Magazine Du Monde - It's Nice That
  • Harry Whittaker for M Du Monde, 2023
    Harry Whittaker for M Du Monde, 2023
  • Leeds for the Financial Times Weekend
    Leeds for the Financial Times Weekend‘In a reinvigorated Leeds, a summer of celebrations is just beginning.’ Photographing some of the tourist hot-spots in Leeds for the Financial Times Weekend Travel section. Photos include: The County Arcade, @leedsartgallery and the Tiled Hall Cafe, Whitelocks, Leeds canal, Kirkgate Market, Briggate, and The Calls.
  • Cassie, 2022
    Cassie, 2022Cassie for Tess Model Management
  • In Absence from Preston, 2022
    In Absence from Preston, 2022‘In Absence from Preston’ (2022) follows on from my photobook ‘In Absence’ (2020), creating a portrait of John Boothby’s early and working life as illustrated by pieces of Prestonian history. Before John’s passing in 2019 I sat down with him to record an unscripted interview, in which he reminisces stories of growing up in Ribbleton, travelling across Europe and his work with Preston Borough Police. The Boothby archive photographs and footage show Preston and Lancashire through from 1939 - 5
  • Both Sides of the Rose, 2021
    Both Sides of the Rose, 2021I’m excited to begin sharing my latest body of work, ‘Both Sides of the Rose’, which will be exhibited at Wrest Park, as part of the Englands New Lenses project with Photoworks in partnership with English Heritage’s Shout Out Loud programme. Read more about the project here: As a young person from Preston, Lancashire I’ve always been interested in my regional identity. As the country has become increasingly divided, I’ve found comfort in unders
  • M le Magazine du Monde
    M le Magazine du MondeLatest work in Sheffield for M le Magazine du Monde. ‘Students are missing in Sheffield. The campus is deserted and the amphitheatres are quiet. Departed to their cities and countries of origin or isolated in narrow apartments, they are suffering the lockdown in full force. But the expected recovery in April won’t solve the problem. Brexit, coupled with the withdrawal of the UK from the Erasmus exchange system, will continue to push foreign students away. Run like private companies, these insti
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Projects credited in
  • Hothouse Earth Publication
    Hothouse Earth PublicationThis project is titled ‘Hothouse Earth,’ taking its title from the terminology used by scientists to name the state in which the Earth has warmed by the current trajectory of 3 or 4 degrees Celsius. This level of warming will result in places becoming uninhabitable due to extreme weather conditions, where natural ‘disasters’ will be the new norm. Upon researching for this project, it became apparent that the textile and apparel industry is responsible for environmental degradation on a mass sca
Work history
    Fashion PhotographerMegan Dalton Photography
    Leeds, United KingdomFreelance
    Science Museum Group logo
    Science Museum Group logo
    Junior PhotographerScience Museum Group
     - Bradford, United KingdomPart Time
    Junior Photographer working on the digitisation of the Daily Herald Archive project, as funded by Google Arts and Culture.
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  • Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Studio Lighting
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Adobe Software
  • Portrait Photography
  • 120 Film
  • Publishing Design
  • Art Direction
  • Set Decoration
    Leeds Arts University logo
    Leeds Arts University logo
    Creative in ResidenceLeeds Arts University
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Creative in Residence with Ba (Hons) Fashion Photography
    Leeds Arts University logo
    Leeds Arts University logo
    BA Fashion PhotographyLeeds Arts University
     - Leeds, United Kingdom