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Last of my Brighton Source Magazine Street Style Montage Portraits

If you follow my blog you will probably know that every so often I post a selection of the montage street style portraits that I shoot for Brighton Source Magazine. After seeing my montage portraits of the Phoot Camp attendees Source Magazine asked me to shoot their trend spotting section for the January 2010 issue as a guest spot. Four years later I was still trend spotting for them. Unfortunately after all that time Source has now ceased as a Magazine due to shrinking advertising revenues – you can read more about it on Source’s site here. It’s a massive loss for Brighton as Source was a champion of local talent. Their main editorial rule was that whatever or whoever is featured it had to be local to Brighton. Initially Source was going to carry on as an online entity but it looks like that will not happen as even without a full time staff they can’t make the website work with the available advertising revenue. I hope that James Kendall (editor) and all the other Source staff luck with their future endeavours.

Street Style portraits

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Help needed identify santas from the Brighton Christmas day swim 2005

This is a bit of a long shot but do you know, or will be able to pass this on, to anyone who might know the identity of the three santas who took part in the 2005 Brighton Christmas Day … Continue reading

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Best of eight months of Brighton street style

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any montage portraits to my site although I have been trickling them onto my Fragmented Portraits Tumblr. I’ve been posting two a week (new & some from the archive). I will have to up my posting rate as I have 295 montage portraits that are not on my tumblr yet!

I’ve been shooting montage portraits regularly for over three and half years. Over that time I have shot just under 400 portraits, definitely enough for a book which I plan to start working on soon.

All the montage portraits are shot on a Lomo LCA film camera and then are put together from five individual photographs. I recently shot a few of these up in London while being filmed for documentary on film photography by Anton. I will post the London pictures once the film is released.

Spreads from Brighton Source's street style section

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Brighton swimming pictures used to promote Nouvelles Vagues exhibition at the Palais Da Tokyo in Paris

Three of my photographs of Brighton Swimming club have been used to promote Nouvelles Vagues (New Waves) at Palais De Tokyo. The images are not used in the exhibition itself, the usage was arranged months ago and by coincidence Samsung brought me out to Paris just at the right time to see the images in situ.

Palais Da Tokyo posters in Paris

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Snowy England January 2013

In January the UK got a decent amount of snow, like most times we get snow the South East gets the least amount. When it first started snowing I was in the New Forest with my family where we got a decent amount of snow, as soon as we got back to Brighton it started show here to, lucky us, double whammy! I tried to document as much as I could. Below are some of my pictures from those few days. If you want to see more pictures of swimmers in the snow from previous years check out this portfolio.

Hardy fisherman in the snow

Lindy launghing in the snow

First  real experience of snow

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Six months of street style montages

Whenever I post montage portraits, I always start by saying I have been a little slack in posting them. This time round that is really true. I have six months’ worth to post so it’s a real best of the best. I shoot portraits of hip people around Brighton for Brighton Source Magazine’s street style section and then every so often I post them here. If you want to read about the featured peoples’ outfits you can read the words that go along with the pictures in the fashion section on the Source’s website.

6 months of street style in source magazine

I also have not posted any of the images to my Fragmented Portraits Tumblr for four months, but that’s about to change as I have lined up a post every three days till the end of January and this time round I will keep it going! If you’re into Tumblr, you can follow along here.

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Three recently acquired photo books by Maciej Dakowicz, Martin Parr and Sam Hiscox

In the past two months I have acquired three amazing photo books by Maciej Dakowicz, Martin Parr and Sam Hiscox that I like to tell the rest of the world about.

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Create In Brighton Instagram competition with £1000 cash prize

If you’re living, working or studying in Brighton you could enter the second Create in Brighton competition. It’s an Instagram competition and all you have to do to enter is upload a photo to Instagram and tag it with #hiddendepthsbrighton and follow @createinbrighton on Instagram to be in with a chance of winning a £1000 cash.

Create in Brighton Instagram Competition

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