This photograph of the Fleet M3 service station bridge is in the latest online group exhibition by LENSCRATCH: 2015 Cell Phone exhibtion.
There was such beautiful light that day. I love the juxtaposition of the trees and layers of reflections with the structure of the bridge and its fading corrugated roof.
There’s a really eclectic range of photographs in the exhibition, taken with mobile phone cameras all over the world. It’s well worth a look.
Considered one of the ten photography blogs you should read, LENSCRATCH is a daily journal that explores contemporary photography. Since its inception in 2007, LENSCRATCH has featured the work of thousands of photographers, has provided a platform to launch numerous portfolios, and has been a media partner to numerous photography festivals.
My photograph Evergreen was selected for the Mobile Photo Network’s #formatevidence interactive exhibition at this year’s Format International Photography festival!
MPN made 4 curated selections over the 4 weeks of the festival – this was in week 2. To see the full list of photographers included here click through to the image on instagram. From there you can also see the other 3 curated displays.
Throughout FORMAT festival, MPN invited instagram users to submit photographs on the theme of personal evidence. They printed the best images that explored the theme of EVIDENCE in original and insightful ways, for exhibition from 13th March – 12th April 2015.
This interactive exhibition invited participants to select a photograph and engage with the photographer by reworking the image. Camdiary made this great reinterpretation of mine (here it is on instagram):
And finally, here’s the full selection of curated images from across the 4 weeks (see it on instagram here):
Thank you to Mobile Photo Network and Format Festival for the opportunity to take part!
FORMAT is one of the UK’s leading international contemporary festivals of photography and related media. FORMAT organises a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and internationally. The 2013 festival welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.
I’m really happy to say that LensCulture have shared an image from my series ‘Cornish Roads (hedges), in Flow’ in the competition gallery for their Earth Awards 2015!
Shot entirely on an iphone5s ‘Cornish Roads (hedges), in Flow’ is an abstract study of time, colour, movement, and the flow-state, captured in the vibrant hedges that line some of Cornwall’s twisting ancient roads.
The other work you can see here is by Christina and Eusebio Saenz De Santamaria, Christian Vizl, Joshua Sainana, and Heiko Hellwig. To see more entries featured in the online gallery click here.
The inaugural LensCulture Earth Awards is their first call for photography focused on the planet. LensCulture are awarding $25,000 in cash grants as well as video projections at international photo festivals. From artful and conceptual examinations of our diverse relationships to Earth, to journalistic exposés of environmental concerns or the stories of the good work being done to address them, photography is a force that defines how we see—and live in—the world.
LensCulture is one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography. They are committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community. They look for exciting work from every continent, and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, nature, photojournalism, activism, street photography, sports, fashion, poetic, personal, abstract and human.
Two of my photographs are in the online group exhibition of the latest F-Stop Magazine – Spring/New Beginnings. Check out the whole exhibition here.
Here’s one of my photographs, taken on Painswick Beacon:
F-STOP MAGAZINE is an online photography magazine featuring contemporary photography from established and emerging photographers from around the world. Founded in 2003 and published online, bi-monthly, each issue has a theme or an idea that the unites the photographs to create a dynamic dialogue among the artists.
This image from my series Cornish Roads (hedges), in Flow was shorlisted for Theme 5 – Colours of the Life Framer Edition II Award, judged by Evgeny Tchebotarev – cofounder of the 500px online photography community.
The series is an abstract study of time, colour, movement, and the flow-state, captured in the vibrant hedges that line some of Cornwall’s twisting ancient roads. Of the image, Life Framer said:
“Photographic cubism? The blurred memory of an artwork? Or that same artwork for a drifting mind? The image is abstract enough to disguise the subject, lost in motion, but the resulting colours and shapes are beautiful – both on the surface and in a way that encourages you to sink into them. It’s a clever photographic technique, brilliantly realised.”
Life Framer is an award designed to source and showcase outstanding photography from amateur, emerging and established photographers, aiming to bring exposure to talented photographers from all over the world.
500px is aimed at aspiring and professional photographers, with 10 million monthly active users. It is an incredible place to find inspiration and connect photographers with one another.
Miniclick are holding another of their great The Heart Grows Fonder interactive book-making exhibitions in association with the Artist’s Book Cooperative (ABC) at FORMAT 2015.
This image from my series ‘this table is sad because no one is sitting at it’ will be included
Following FORMAT 2015’s theme of Evidence, this years workshop will take the form of a crime zine. Photographs will be shown in a live evolving exhibition (THE WALL), and used in a ‘zine-making workshop (CRIME ‘ZINE) during the opening weekend of FORMAT 2015.
Here are the workshop details:
Where: St. Werburgh’s Church, Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1UZ
When: Saturday 14th March, 10.30am-5pm
Cost: FREE, drop in
FORMAT International Photography Festival presents a selection of the best of international photography in a diverse programme of exhibitions and events. FORMAT is curated by Louise Clements, Artistic Director of QUAD & FORMAT, hosted & organised by QUAD and the University of Derby.
Brighton based photography organisation Miniclick curates free talks and discussions, hosts participatory events, workshops and exhibitions and publishes affordable photography books and ‘zines with the remit of being open and accessible to all, experimenting with different ways of looking at images and focusing on stories and ideas instead of kit and cameras.
Featuring 50 ethereal images from all over the world, the show ran from October 11th to November 4th 2014. It’s a lovely space and I’m thrilled to be part of this exhibition.
LightBox Photographic Gallery was established in June 2009 to provide a center for the promotion of creative and alternative photography on the North Coast of Oregon. LightBox provides a venue where photographic artists may exhibit their work, share their vision, and inspire other photographers and individuals, and strives to exhibit a diversity of photographic styles and processes, to educate in these techniques and methods, and to influence the community in the recognition of photography as fine art.
I’m really pleased to say that my photograph ‘No46 nightbus, London’ has been given an Honourable Mention in the Transportation category of the 2014 Mobile Photography Awards!
The Mobile Photography Awards is the world’s largest competition and touring exhibition for mobile photography and art. The awards were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the mobile photo & art communities.
Two images from my newest body of work ‘Cornish Roads (hedges), in Flow‘ have been selected for inclusion in the exhibition Colour burst by PH21 Gallery, Budapest. Colour burst is a juried international exhibition of photographs that use colour as an integral, formative aspect of their photographic meaning – colour by signficance.
To see all the photographs in the exhibition click here: Colour burst
The exhibition runs from February 19 – March 11, 2015 at PH21 Gallery’s new gallery space in Ráday Street: PH21 Gallery, H-1085 Budapest, Ráday u. 55.
Shot entirely on an iphone 5s, ‘Cornish Roads (hedges), in Flow’ is an abstract study of time, colour, movement, and the flow-state, captured in the vibrant hedges that line some of Cornwall’s twisting ancient roads. to see more from this series take a look at my website. Flow, as defined by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, is “completely focused intrinsic motivation” in which your attention is so focused that “body and identity disappear from consciousness” and “existence is temporarily suspended” as you “become one with the activity”. Here is a really interesting TED talk from Csíkszentmihályi about Flow and happiness. PH21 Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space established in 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The mission of the gallery is to provide group and solo exhibition opportunities and international exposure for contemporary photographers around the world.
Featuring an eclectic mix of work from photographers all over the world, the exhibition explores the contemplative nature of photography.
The exhibition is from 8th-28th January 2015 at
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
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The private view is on 8th January – to find out more take a look at the PH21 Gallery facebook page.
PH21 Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space established in 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The mission of the gallery is to provide group and solo exhibition opportunities and international exposure for contemporary photographers around the world.
To find out more about the exhibition, or to see other works click here.
To see more image from my series please take a look at my website.