I am a still life and product photographer and recent graduate from the BA (Hons) Photography course at the Cambridge School of Art. My work has been widely published and won multiple awards, including local and national competitions. I aspire to advance my career in the creative industry as photography, art and gallery work is of high importance to me and my future development.
Projects credited in
- Photography on a PostcardThe Hepatitis C Trust’s fundraising arm, Art on a Postcard will transform into Photography on a Postcard for the month of October. We plan to replicate the success we’ve had in the art world with photography and held an open call for upcoming talent to show alongside Wolfgang Tillmans, Martin Parr, Dougie Wallace, Edmund Clark, Tom Hunter, Simon Norfolk, Chris Steele Perkins, Jenny Lewis, Homer Sykes, Eleanor Macnair, David Hoffman and many many more well known and loved photographers. The publ7
- Free Range Shows 2015Free Range is an Old Truman Brewery special project set up by Tamsin O'Hanlon to provide new creative graduates with the opportunity to showcase their work on an international level. Since its inception in 2001, Free Range has become the number one platform and launch pad for the next crop of creatives to showcase their work to both public and industry. Attracting visitor numbers to rival the largest art events, the annual Free Range exhibitions present the work of thousands of art, design stude3
Photographers AssistantCristian Barnett Photography
Duties include: • Working closely with photographer, food stylist, cooks and art directors on various cook book photography projects, helping with all aspects of a photo shoot, including set-up, photography, uploading, editing, printing and organising the images into a book layout. • Assist the photographer on editorial magazine photo shoots. This involved travelling to various locations and adapting photography lighting and set-ups to the location, dealing with the public and other individuals at the site.
These include: • Working closely with an international company, Hand Point Ltd, to rebrand their online presence. These included taking product photographs, as well as lifestyle and location photographs to enhance their online presence. • Became a Sports media activator with Anglia Ruskin University, and documented various sports competitions, as well as events such as student games, staff tournaments and social team events, as well as the British University and College Sports Nationals in Sheffield in 2016 and 2017 organised by the University. Images of various sports, such as swimming, basketball, karate, judo or athletics have been published in print and online to promote the university. • From 2015 I have photographed multiple nightlife events for Anglia Ruskin University and other nightclubs like Assembly Rooms, Boston and The Academy, Cambridge. Nightlife photography is a very fast paced environment with unpredictable conditions such as bad lighting and behaviour of the public. My role as a nightlife photographer consists of documenting the night, assuring people enjoy their experience. This has challenged my photographic capabilities and improved my problem-solving skills due to the unforeseeable nature of the environment. • Since the beginning of university, I have developed my experience and knowledge in fields such as still life/product photography, documentary, moving image, event photography and weddings. Being involved in all of these has given me valuable experience and confidence in various fields of photography. All of these projects require a professional standard of customer service, which develop essential skills such as communication and negotiating, Customer communication is key to organising photographic projects, as well as other significant skills such as project management, post production, with both video and still image, and marketing. • In 2012, I have voluntarily been involved with the Alchemy Project, which involved organising photography walks for people in the community to create a friendly and engaged society. My duties towards this project included communicating with the main organiser to plan the walks, as well as choosing the locations, dates and times. The walks have been very popular across all ages and ethnic backgrounds, and have been advertised in public newspapers as well as online. With the end of this project, this has been an exhibition, displaying best images from each member of the group at the Local Council. • Between 2011 and 2013, I have photographed and filmed various live concerts and performances, including Boston Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jazz and Rock Academy, as well as London Symphony Orchestra. The photographs taken at those events have been published online, on official orchestra websites as well as advertising leaflets. The video footage has been published in the form of a DVD.
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- Commercial Photography
- Studio Lighting
- 35mm Film Photography
- Picture Editing
- Editorial Photography
GCSEHaven High Technology College
Boston, United Kingdom
Secondary School education. I have obtained 11 grades A to C including English, Maths and Science
BA (Hons) PhotographyAnglia Ruskin University
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
BA (Hons) Photography, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (First) Final Major Project (81%), Contemporary Digital Approaches (82%) Specialised Experimentation and Practice in Photography (72%) Dissertation (72%): The Examination of the Perception of Objects throughout Historical and Contemporary Still-Life, and the Importance of Context.
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Cambridge Through the LensQueens' College, CambridgeOne of my images has been chosen as the winning image of Queen’s College Photographic Society competition, entitled Cambridge Through the Lens. The winning photograph has been published online as well as in an exhibition around Queen’s College. http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at-queens/news-and-events/photography-exhibition-9-20-may
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