‘Life in Life’ focuses on capturing the unique and imperfect moments of contemporary life. This particular photographic expression provokes an intimate tone in documentary photography, as it provides a brief glimpse into an individual’s life. (view more here)
The Berlin Wall was constructed to create a barrier between East and West Berlin. It was commenced on 13th August, 1961 and ideologically the wall divided Berlin until 1989. The wall included guarded towers, which aimed to separate citizens in East Berlin, from entering or leaving West Berlin. As a consequence, millions of families were spilt, and many losing their jobs and unemployment on the rise (read more here).
Dubai, captured in the eye of a desert storm. These collections of photographs are taken from the perspective of a passenger, as they make the journey through this desert metropolis. The exhibition begins with, a drive through the central business district, which follows the line of the Monorail train, and eventually fades into a landscape portrayal of the desert. The black and white imagery, creates a cinematic vision which reflects the city's on-going inspiration to be the greatest and finest. As a result of the desert storm, a distinctive fog covers the surrounding skyscrapers, creating a mystical atmosphere. To visit the slideshow exhibition CLICK here.
'Drive by Derby’ project was created from the Magnum Workshop Derby (March 2011) held by Magnum street photographers Bruce Gilden, Richard Kalvar and Chris Steele-Perkins. Through the mentoring from these photographers, this workshop provided the opportunity to shoot and later publish a portfolio of the work, and exhibit at the Format International Photography Festival. (read more here)
Wellawatte, a suburb of Colombo, has some of the highest temperatures recorded around 40°C (104°F) and humidity levels exceeding 75%. During the civil war (1983-2009), several Tamil families moved to this area and has resulted in the highest population of the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka. This street photography captures the vibrancy of Wellawatte today, as a busy and densely populated suburb, containing many restaurants, textiles and jewellery shops. (view slides here)
This book explores a glimpse insight into scenic British beaches, from Littlehampton to Southend on Sea. In particular, Littlehampton is known for its calm environment, and lack of exposure to man-made amusement parks. The sequencing of the photos show a gradual drift in people turning towards fun fairs, arcades and piers as a source of entertainment, leaving the viewer to question their dependency on these man-made structures in providing enjoyment. (view slides here)
These photographs were initially exhibited by the BBC in 2010, under the theme ‘Shadows and Lines’. This led to further exploration of this initial body of work, and became the springboard for this book. Overall, ‘ Shadows Shapes Spaces’ is an initial photographic illustration of how shadows interfere with spaces, with this focus being further developed in the sequel book ‘Silence the Shadows’. Several of the photos highlight how SHADOWS create geometric SHAPES, especially in empty SPACES. (view slides here)