Candid

New Take on Street Photography

New Take on Street Photography

This is a selection of photos I took over the winter but have only just recently been able to edit.
It reflects a new approach in the subject and composition, but also how I edit my street work. I’ve always enjoyed the exploration of melancholy in all artistic mediums, and for me I’m looking at the inherent loneliness that can be felt even in a city as vibrant as London. So whilst there are people in the shots who will perhaps add to the scene I’m trying to make the location, lighting and colour (along with a limited colour palette in post production) be the “story” of my street photography rather than the people themselves.

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Baby Evelyn

Baby Evelyn

Two years ago I was hired by the Stacey family to photograph their newborn son in a candid/lifestyle format which was an absolute joy to do- Posed photography really isn’t my style, and I took much greater joy in being able to capture a narrative and the natural joy of their love for each other and their new son by spending the day with them and taking a more natural approach.

A little while ago, they had a daughter so asked me to so another such shoot, which again was a delight, but this time I was also able to include their now two year old son in the shoot, which added a delightful new layer to the day as he is full of character and allowed me to display an even greater “story” of my day with them.

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