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Awards

2018

Under 30s Gold Award. The Royal Photographic Society's International Photography Exhibition 161.
Nominated by Bruno Bayley for MACK's First Book Award.

2017

Format Festival Clifton Cameras Award.
Nominated for Magnum Graduate Photographers Award.
Shortlisted for The British Journal of Photography Send Anywhere Awards.
Shortlisted for the Independent Photography Festival Awards.

2016

First place. ThePrintSpace's Trajectory competition.
First place. Offspring Photomeet's Portfolio Award.

2013

Winner. Ideastap & Magnum's Street Photography Showcase.
Third place. Fotoura's International Street Photographer of the Year (Student Category).

2012

Shortlisted. AOP Student of the Year.

2011

Runner-up. Blankmedia's The Title Art Prize.

2010

First place. Disbury Arts Festival's Photography Competition.

Clients

Across The Pond // Alexandra Palace // bigSMALLtv // BBC Focus Magazine // Bluebeam // Brighton Festival // British Journal of Photography // BAMM // Buzzfeed // Capital Xtra // University of the Arts London // Citadel Festival // Converse // Dazed Digital // Full Fat // Google // Great Escape Festival // The Guardian // Huck Magazine // i-D Magazine // Kaleidoscope Festival // Kodak // Kitsune // Leeds College of Music // Live Nation // Lovebox Festival // Manchester International Festival // MAMAco // Metro // Ministry of Sound // Mundial // Old Blue Last Beer // Q Magazine // Refinery29 // Staffordshire University // So Foot // The Telegraph // Urban Outfitters // VICE // Westminster University // The Wire

Education

Distinction. MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography. London College of Communication.

First Class Honours. BA (hons) Photography. Staffordshire University.

Foundation Degree in Contemporary Photography. Mid Cheshire College.

Exhibitions

2019

International Photography Exhibition 161. The Royal Photographic Society. Bristol.
International Photography Exhibition 161. The Royal Photographic Society. Birmingham.

2018

Vice Magazine 2018 Photo Show. Parasol Projects. New York.
Little Pyongyang premier. Lush Studios. London.

2017

Format Festival. Quad. Derby.
International Photography Festival Awards. House of Vans. London.

2016

ThePrintSpace's Trajectory. London.
Huck Magazine's Never Ending Truths. 41a Gallery. London.
Photoscratch. London.
In The Forest of Things. London College of Communication. London.

2015

IRIS Etalage 3. Manchester.

2014

NOUS Magazine's As We Are Away. Soup Kitchen. Manchester.
IRIS Etalage 2. Manchester.
Of The Afternoon. London.

2013

Miniclick's Response at Lucy Bell Gallery.
Paradox.
Veracity.
Look Festival. If Truth Be Told.
Fotoura's International Street Photography Awards.

2012

AOP Student of the Year Award.
The Title Art Prize.


Talks

2019

The Royal Photographic Society with Jenny Lewis. Bristol.

2018

Washington State University with Matt Martin. Washington, USA.
London College of Communication. MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography.
University of Gloucesteshire. BA Photography.
Photo Forum with Carlotta Cardana. ThePrintSpace.

2017

University of Central Lancashire. Field Notes Symposium.
The Manchester College. BA Photography.
Miniclick. Soapbox.

2016

Redeye. Hot House.
Using Format