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I am always interested in people and the way they cope in various situations. Here we see a group of people who, having travelled from a large city by coach or rail were not about to waste their day visit to the seaside. In spite of the wind and showery weather they still want to experience the beach and nothing will stop them.
I think we can all relate to this situation in some way. Having planned the day out we make the best of whatever is thrown at us.
I was struck by the way the group stick closely together, even though they have unlimited space in which to spread out with their bags and picnics.
This image is supplied in an ivory mount with backing board, together in a resealable acetate protection sleeve. the overall limited edition (inc. mount) measuring 50x40cms is ready to insert into your frame.
NB. The room setting pictures are not to scale and are just intended to give some idea of what the picture looks like (framed or unframed) on a wall. Supplied rolled in a secure tube with a signed and numbered Certificate of Authentication ready for framing.
I was born in Manchester, England, but my home is in Essex where I have lived for many years on the River Thames Estuary. I have been taking photographs on and off for over thirty years. At the beginning I took photographs purely as references for paintings or for use in graphic design projects when I couldn't find what I wanted anywhere else. Over time photography became my passion and later, my job. Even though I was a moderately successful painter with my work finding it's way to clients around the world I gave up painting some years ago. I could never seem to find the time to do both as well as I wanted. In those years, I also dabbled with music and played guitar in an extremely average 'covers band' called 'Flashback'. I came to realise that I could be just as creative with a camera, painting with light on film or, more recently since the advent of digital photography, painting with pixels, as I could with paint on a brush. I began to show my work in exhibitions, galleries, print fairs, restaurants, cafés and anywhere that would have me! Now, years later, my work is pretty much worldwide either in photo libraries, in print or as artworks on the walls of my many clients. Today, I cover many facets of photography, in fact I'll tackle almost anything - I love the challenge that photography offers. Getting the image right is important to me so I tend to have a plan worked out before a shoot, but as with most things in life, things don't always go to plan and being prepared to adapt to changing conditions is a necessary prerequisite for a photographer as I have discovered many times during my career. I hope you enjoy some of my work.
I was enrolled as a Licentiate of The Royal Photographic Society in 2010.
MY WORK IS ONLY AVAILABLE AS LIMITED EDITIONS. Each print is supplied rolled and protected in a secure mailing tube together with a signed and edition numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Every print on archival matte, silk or pro-gloss paper is signed by me, and edition numbered either recto or verso.
POPPIES - WAVE - Nationwide tour.
By Paul Cummins, Artist and Tom Piper, Designer.
12 April - 25 June 2017
The breathtaking sculpture Wave, a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering stalks, was originally seen at the Tower of London as part of the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.
At the Barge Pier, The Garrison, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea.
Appointed as 'Official Photographer' for this event. My coverage takes in the build, to the official launch and then throughout the display period.
SILK RIVER PROJECT 2017
I am really pleased to announce my involvement in the exciting Silk River 2017 Project as a documentary photographer.
This ambitious project explores the unique relationship between London and Kolkata through a year’s artistic exchange between communities along the Thames Estuary and Hooghly River. Artistic director Ali Pretty – working in collaboration with associate artistic director Ruchira Das and an international team of contemporary and traditional artists, writers and photographers will capture and interpret the experience of journeying along these mighty rivers.
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