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I have been in love with photography ever since I was 14 when I borrowed my fathers Minolta and went down to the nearest woods to photograph fungus and tree roots, I have never looked back.

I then spent couple of years in Collages and a camera club with taught me a lot about composition, subject mater and types of film media. Though most of all it put me on the fist steps in darkroom techniques.

I love taking social documentary photographs of people and every day objects that take my eye. Unless I am doing a photo shoot I never ask people to pose and by doing so try to catch an unstilted moment.

I was originally inspired by photographers such as Brant, Brassai and Bisson. The way in which they viewed their surroundings from a different perspective, with the background being as important as the subject has…

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  • Born on May 16
  • Joined October 7, 2009

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2 minolta 35mm, 1 Bronica medium format, 2 digital cameras, the darkroom, computer

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About

I have been in love with photography ever since I was 14 when I borrowed my fathers Minolta and went down to the nearest woods to photograph fungus and tree roots, I have never looked back.

I then spent couple of years in Collages and a camera club with taught me a lot about composition, subject mater and types of film media. Though most of all it put me on the fist steps in darkroom techniques.

I love taking social documentary photographs of people and every day objects that take my eye. Unless I am doing a photo shoot I never ask people to pose and by doing so try to catch an unstilted moment.

I was originally inspired by photographers such as Brant, Brassai and Bisson. The way in which they viewed their surroundings from a different perspective, with the background being as important as the subject has greatly influenced my work.

I use my digital cameras more and more these days and use my computer as the dark room. Though I strongly believe in not pushing too many buttons to make a bad picture good and keep manipulation to a minimum. I still hand print my BnW's as I prefer to use my my dark room as much as possible.

I hope you like my work enough to buy one and put it on your wall.

Thank you for looking.

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