I enjoy connecting with other fellow creatives in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. I love teaching, learning and inspiring people with Photography.
I mostly teach Photographers from my studio space in Southernhay, Central Exeter.
My personal favourite type of photography is Portraiture.
I have studied Photography for 10 years and have gained a Triple Distinction in a BND Photography BTEC course plus a Certificate in Higher Education in Commercial Photography from the Arts University College at Bournemouth (AUCB) in 2010.
From then on I've concentrated on teaching myself through youtube tutorials, visiting workshops and training seminars, reading and networking with people in the fields that I want to improve my knowledge.
I've also gained qualifications in Law, Sociology, Psychology, Business and Education and Training. I enjoy learning new things and improving my skill bases so I can share my knowledge with others and bring inspiration to those who haven't yet found their creative outlet, I believe that life is too short to not do what you love and that with a little push in the right direction many people will see the opportunity in the creative skills they possess. I also have certificates in Safeguarding and PREVENT and I hold a recent clean DBS Certificate too.
My previous employment experience includes working for a large portrait company where I photographed children and worked with the public extensively throughout the UK in a mobile studio setting. I was often within the company's top 3 photographers and sales people in the UK and won a nationwide portrait competition.
From 2012 I started my own portrait photography and training business and have had some incredible opportunities, such as shooting school portraits throughout Europe in 2014 at private schools and directing studios in North Devon, West Devon and now Mid/East Devon.
I'm also an experienced published photographer in Band, Food and Commercial Photography so I've worn lots of photography hats but I find the most satisfaction in sharing what I've learnt along the way. I'm the chairperson of Ashwater Camera Club where we hold many practical sessions throughout the year and learn together.
If you would like to know more about me you can read my extended Bio on my blog here.
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All sessions are by appointment only and must be booked prior to the session date.