Pechakucha

A pechakucha about my life and how I got into photography.

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Ive had a BMX career for several years.

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Ive travelled quite a lot with riding, in this slide there of photographs of me in the South of France, Ireland, Latvia, Prague, Torque and Clitheroe.

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Some of my achievements through riding, signature BMX parts through my sponsor Wethepeople, a competition I won in Latvia and when I was on the front cover of a national magazine called Ride BMX UK.

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I first picked up a camera to document the trips I was going on.

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The first trip I seriously started taking photographs in was in Sicily where I knocked my self out and couldn’t ride for the remainder of the trip so I took to shooting as much as possible for the rest of the trip.

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Another shot from Sicily.

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Thought the next winter I went indoors and shot a project for college about the culture of the local BMX Skatepark.

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Another shot from that project.

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With the seed of a want to be photographer well implanted in me at this point I went and shot at any opportunity I saw.

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A new opportunity presented itself to me in the form of shooting stills for a short film made by a local director, I jumped at chance. I found I loved the whole experience.

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More stills from the Truants short film.

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I worked on another short film in Leeds called the Deal.

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More stills from the Deal.

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For my FMP at college I shot over 40 strangers portraits and comprised a book.

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Some from my FMP.

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More of my FMP.

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Photographers that I admire.

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A BMX photographer I have worked with in the past and look up to.

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Another BMX photographer I look up to.

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Final one of my favourite images I’ve taken.

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