photographic c.v

As I am applying for a photographic job with every wedding I quote for I think it is only fair that every
photographer should submit his or her photographic C.V detailing relevant experience. Here then is mine!

1972 - BORN 
1988 - GRADUATED OXFORD (well okay it was a C grade GCSE in English from Cherwell School Oxford)
1990 - GAINED CITY & GUILDS PHOTOGRAPHY FROM EXETER DARKROOM WITH 5 DISTINCTION GRADES
1991 - GAINED L.R.P.S (Licentiateship to the Royal Photographic Society)
1991 - STARTED WORKING FULL TIME AS A PHOTOGRAPHER IN A STUDIO IN EXETER (weddings & portraits)
1996 - STARTED WORKING FULL TIME AS A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 
1998 - WORKED AS A FULL TIME WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER FOR A STUDIO IN DEVON
1999 - FIRST WORK PUBLISHED AS A RUNNER UP TO THE OBSERVER MAGAZINE "PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2000" JUDGED BY MARTIN PARR 
1999 - WORK APPEARED ON CHANNEL 4 T.V & AT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY IN LONDON & GLASGOW
2000 - STARTED WORKING AS A FREELANCE PRESS AND P.R PHOTOGRAPHER (Some of my first assignments included troops on HMS Ocean, Eden projects "naturist" evening and photographing Prince Charles on Dartmoor)
2001 - Concept of Evolve Photography born. 20 WEDDINGS PHOTOGRAPHED
2002 -2005 - PHOTOGRAPHING AS A PRESS/PR PHOTOGRAPHER & SHOOTING WEDDINGS. (During this time I had published work in The Times, Guardian,  TES, OK Magazine RED Magazine, Practical Photography, as well as many trade magazine)
2006 - Gained LBIPP (Licentiateship to the British Institute of Professional Photography) and LMPA (Licentiateship Master Photographers association)
2007 - Corporate Photographer working freelance for companies such as B.T, lloyds TSB, Barclays Bank, NFU, Network Rail, Royal Mail as well                 as covering events such as Dubai airshow where I photographed the CEO of Boeing & the CEO of Emirates 
2007-2017 - Owner and photographer at Evolve Photographer now with 1500+ weddings photographed 
2013 - Launched Devon Photography School having taught and mentored many photographers already I started to charge for it.
Between 2013 and 2017 I have helped at least six amateur photographers make the transition fully to professional as well as helping  many others improve their photography skills.
2015 - Started giving talks to camera clubs and Women's Institutes on a series of photographs I took in Chernobyl, all proceeds were given to children's charities.
2016 - Busiest year so far for Evolve covering 87 weddings on my own, and making the addition of Tristan to video and Hannah as my assistant & trainee photography.
 



As you can see I'm not just a guy who gave up his career a few years ago to become a wedding photographer with the advent of digital photography. Photography is my career and has been my full time job since 1991. I still love every wedding I shoot and really enjoy teaching & sharing my skills. 

1972 - BORN 
1988 - GRADUATED OXFORD (well okay it was a C grade GCSE in English from Cherwell School Oxford)
1990 - GAINED CITY & GUILDS PHOTOGRAPHY FROM EXETER DARKROOM WITH 5 DISTINCTION GRADES
1991 - GAINED L.R.P.S (Licentiateship to the Royal Photographic Society)
1991 - STARTED WORKING FULL TIME AS A PHOTOGRAPHER IN A STUDIO IN EXETER (weddings & portraits)
1996 - STARTED WORKING FULL TIME AS A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 
1998 - WORKED AS A FULL TIME WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER FOR A STUDIO IN DEVON
1999 - FIRST WORK PUBLISHED AS A RUNNER UP TO THE OBSERVER MAGAZINE "PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2000" JUDGED BY MARTIN PARR 
1999 - WORK APPEARED ON CHANNEL 4 T.V & AT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY IN LONDON & GLASGOW
2000 - STARTED WORKING AS A FREELANCE PRESS AND P.R PHOTOGRAPHER (Some of my first assignments included troops on HMS Ocean, Eden projects "naturist" evening and photographing Prince Charles on Dartmoor)
2001 - Concept of Evolve Photography born. 20 WEDDINGS PHOTOGRAPHED
2002 -2005 - PHOTOGRAPHING AS A PRESS/PR PHOTOGRAPHER & SHOOTING WEDDINGS. (During this time I had published work in The Times, Guardian,  TES, OK Magazine RED Magazine, Practical Photography, as well as many trade magazine)
2006 - Gained LBIPP (Licentiateship to the British Institute of Professional Photography) and LMPA (Licentiateship Master Photographers association)
2007 - Corporate Photographer working freelance for companies such as B.T, lloyds TSB, Barclays Bank, NFU, Network Rail, Royal Mail as well                 as covering events such as Dubai airshow where I photographed the CEO of Boeing & the CEO of Emirates 
2007-2017 - Owner and photographer at Evolve Photography now with 1500+ weddings photographed 
2013 - Launched Devon Photography School having taught and mentored many photographers already I started to charge for it.
              Between 2013 and 2017 I have helped at least six amateur photographers make the transition fully to professional as well as helping 
               many others improve their photography skills.
2015 - Started giving talks to camera clubs and Women's Institutes on a series of photographs I took in Chernobyl, all proceeds were given to
              children's charities.
2016 - Busiest year so far for Evolve covering 87 weddings on my own, and making the addition of Tristan to video and Hannah as my assistant               & trainee photography.
 



As you can see I'm not just a guy who gave up his career a few years ago to become a wedding photographer with the advent of digital photography. Photography is my career and has been my full time job since 1991. I still love every wedding I shoot and really enjoy teaching & sharing my skills. 

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