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ABOUT ME

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HEY,

My name is Chris, I’m 26 and I’ve been a freelance photographer for four years now which is pretty crazy when I think about how I ended up at this stage in my life. 

 

It’s been a pretty wild ride in all honesty and I’m excited to share my journey with you!

 

I first picked up a camera on Christmas Day 2017 after mum and dad had both asked me what I wanted for Christmas. I remember not really knowing so I just threw the word camera out there. I’ve always loved the great outdoors and living in the Peak District pushed that narrative more and more so I thought “well a camera can’t hurt”.

 

After taking it outside for a few months, buying some cheap lenses and snapping away on ‘auto’, I ended up getting somewhat of a dream job working in Spain as the lead photographer for a football club in Malaga.

 

It was out there that I really got to grips with my camera and it was also the first time I’d ever really photographed people.

I worked in Spain for two incredible years before moving back to Leeds where I landed a job with a travel company as their travel photographer.

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playing football in Kenya
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getting pro with photography in Japan
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doing it for the 'gram in Spain

Cue COVID. Travel got made illegal and therefore I lost my job because surprisingly enough, travel photography didn’t qualify for Key Worker status.

 

So I veered off once again and delved into portraiture, couples and wedding photography and to be frank, I haven’t looked back. Mountains may look nice, but they can’t laugh and embarrass themselves.

 

Landscapes will always be a passion of mine but people are unique, interesting and unpredictable which is why working with them is so much fun.

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camping in Scotland