A love of learning and an inquisitive mind inspire Harry’s approach to image making. A keen documentary and portrait photographer, he enjoys working in a creative team, taking on new challenges and always pushing for the best. At home in the studio but happiest on location, his editorial work has been published in both The Guardian and The Telegraph. Admiring creatives with a poetic non-linear approach to image making, his personal work blurs the line between fiction and reality and invites viewers to reimagine events through a visual language which evokes an emotive response.
Graduating in 2017 with a BA Hons in Press and Editorial Photography, Tory divides her time between the UK and her native country Hong Kong. Her work focuses on the relationship between politics and national identity and current project ‘Blue Water’ (working title) specifically explores post-Brexit UK and notions of democracy. She has completed internships with both Getty Images and REX news agencies and had her work published in the Guardian. In 2017 she was selected to participate in the NOOR and Nikon masterclass led by Tanya Habjouqa and Sebastian Liste.
Whether making music videos with friends or pitching ideas to clients, Alex’s creativity is never off. Inspired by the stylistic and conceptual approach to filmmaking by directors Wes Anderson and Spike Jonze his photography and video explores travel, fashion, and people through art directed documentary. He is passionate about capturing moments through creative partnerships and has worked with a range of clients (Finisterre, Howl London & GoCamper) to support their content needs. His current work is an investigation into the characters inhabiting SW England, reconstructing narrative and challenging audiences to reconsider individuals they may initially overlook.
A determined spirit who thrives in busy environments, Ben is a committed documentary photographer. Having previously interned at both Getty Images and REX photo agency he is well experienced in news photography and enjoys creating longer form feature stories of people and place. Keen to maintain as much variety within his work as possible Ben is open to new ideas and affable in his collaborations. He continues his year long project with artists Stephané Rouget and David Paton to document their carving of the 100th statue to sit in Le Vallee de Saints in Brittany.
Curiously seeking unique stories, Jessica uses a soft aesthetic with which to create an intimate representation of her subjects. Graduating with a first class BA (Hons) in Photography in 2017, her final project ‘Miles Away’ has been shortlisted for the South West Graduate Prize 2017 and continues to be exhibited nationally. Previously published in The Guardian she has also created commercial imagery for clients such as Francli Craftwear and Picnic Bakery. She continues to pursue a further body of work with which to explore alternative rural life and the ‘other’ in reflection to western representation.
In bringing her subjects into the storytelling process Maisie hopes to bring a deeper sense of truth to her practice. Excited by new forms of multimedia she likes to blur both old and new technologies to create layers of content with which audiences can immerse. Her current work “HOME” is an interactive website that looks into the lives of young people from the ages of 18 to 25 who are still struggling to live independently in 2017 in the UK. She has previously been published in surf magazines, Carve and Surfgirl.
A self-confessed people person, Ellie is happiest when chatting to strangers and uses photography as the medium with which to meet new people. Fascinated by individuals who have overcome obstacles in their life, she likes to make positive stories that will inspire. She uses artificial lighting to empower and positively represent her subjects and her work has previously been published in The Times newspaper. She continues a personal series documenting individuals with tattoos.
Being able to bring an idea to life inspires Arabelle in both her fashion and news documentary. Equally committed working on both serious or fun assignments, she is drawn to modern issues and trends so as to keep growing and learning through practice. Her recent body of work explores foreign domestic helpers in Singapore with a view to challenging government policy. Alongside this, she continues to document cultural movements in fashion and music.
A deep-rooted love and respect for the ocean first instigated Jack’s journey into underwater photography and filming. During his studies in (BA Hons) Marine and Natural History Photography, he has completed diving training which allows him to do what he loves most, explore the world and support education and conservation through documentary research. His work has taken him to both the Galapagos Islands and Mozambique, the latter working for non-profit organisation Love the Oceans and in 2016 his photos were awarded the judges favorite at the Wild Film Festival. He recently photographed the World Body Surfing Championships 2017 and occasionally working above sea level has also worked with Cornwall Education Business Partnership and Exeter University.ns and in 2016 his photos were awarded the judges favorite at the Wild Film Festival. He recently photographed the World Body Surfing Championships 2017 and occasionally working above sea level has also worked with Cornwall Education Business Partnership and Exeter University.
Quietly but surely Amara uses photography as a means to advocate the social issues which she feels so strongly. Using photojournalism as a way to stay informed and educate audiences, she is equally happy covering news events as well as more complex hidden stories. Currently, she is working on a long-form series “The 25 Percent”, about the single-family dynamic as well as an online platform “The Missing Project”, encouraging more active public participation in helping to identify missing people. In the summer of 2017, Amara completed an internship with REX/Shutterstock news agency.
Inspired by collaborative methods of image making Amy is driven by projects which empower social change. Preferring a candid approach to documentary and portraiture, she loves to immerse herself in new environments and uses photography as a way to explore ideas of national identity in a global community. Working in partnership with Fotonow CIC she has facilitated image making workshops with refugees which seek to capture alternative perspectives on mainstream narratives. She graduated with a first class degree in BA (Hons) in Press and Editorial Photography and continues to practice and teach photography as a tool to promote ethical representation and creative storytelling.
Jaime is a documentary wildlife photographer who is passionate about our natural world. His recent work includes documenting the undercover operation of “cock fighting” in Colombia and he is currently working on a series which explores the relationship between bull and matador as part of his exploration into the relationship between animals and humans. Previous commissions include "Towan Valley Resorts" where used his expertise in landscape photography to highlight the views of their stunning location.
Fast paced news environments are where Jacob works best. He loves the challenge of tough deadlines to deliver compelling content. Skilled in both photography and video he is able to work across documentary news, events and portraiture with ease. A love of all things technical, he adapts well under pressure using both natural and artificial light and has recently been exploring more studio based photography to create commercial imagery.
Peter likes to depict real life stories and moments in way that connects emotionally with audiences. His overall practice focuses on subcultures and alternative approaches to living, especially relating to our natural environment. He uses natural light to create an immersive and cinematic feeling to his imagery. He is currently working on an ongoing series depicting the stories of refugees currently displaced in Cyprus.
Influenced by a photojournalistic approach Lucy uses stylised documentary to create easy-on-the-eye fashion photography. Inspired by cinematic art direction she is attracted to light and pastel shades and searches for aesthetic perfection in imperfect moments. She has recently been commissioned by the label Lucy & Yak and is currently working on a personal project; Girls Who Skate which looks at the different subcultures in female skaters in the UK.
Passionate about social issues Jake enjoys creating short visual stories through both photography and video which amplify stories from marginalised communities. He likes the challenge of fully immersing himself with his subjects and approaches visual image making with a natural and candid style. He works regularly with Fotonow CIC on content for social projects in Devon and Cornwall and his ongoing series focuses on the commonality and dissonance between the rich and the poor creating a visual comparison with which to present differences.
Working in both photography and video Daphne is deeply committed to the protection of our natural world and has previously worked with clients such as the RSPB, National Trust and Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (expertly using macro photography for the AONBees! Conservation project). Following her passion for conservation her current work investigates the decline of the Chinese White Dolphins in Hong Kong and will be an advocacy documentary due for completion in mid 2018.
Ignas has an experimental approach to image making, taking his camera with him at all times so as to capture the spur of the moment. He enjoys documenting youth subcultures in his home country of Lithuania as well as conceptual documentary art practice. He is currently working on a personal exploration of the geography and botanical landscape of Falmouth, recording the beauty of palm trees and its rocky coastline.
Coming from a family of artists and graphic designers has influenced Irene’s approach to image making. Always looking for abstraction in patterns, lines and colours, she curiously captures the raw beauty of the natural world through documentary, underwater and macro photography. Her current work focuses on the Portuguese Man O' War a balloon like marine creature with venomous tentacles which became stranded all over the Cornish coast in Autumn 2017. She has previously worked for Surfers Against Sewage, the Bocas Dive Centre in Panama and completed a residency at the Galapagos National Park.
Tom loves to play around with surrealist themes in his fashion photography, taking reality and transforming it into something more. He is drawn to performance in his work whether it be through dance or modelling and experiments with clothing, lighting, set design and art direction to construct scenes with a strong narrative. His signature image style is rich in colour and tone creating a dynamic mood to his photos. He recently photographed backstage and catwalk for “London Fashion Week Mens' AW18/19 and is looking forward to shooting more fashion and performance focused imagery.
A vibrant photographer, Geraint loves to tell personal stories through his documentary of events. He enjoys working collaboratively and through his personable manner and inclusive approach, he immerses himself in busy environments ready to take on the challenge of capturing unique occasions. Inspired by the resonance of documenting a memorable day he is happiest knowing that his work will be appreciated by future generations looking back at significant personal moments in history.