Mountain gorrillas

Some initial rough work planning a peice based on 2015 explorers of the year - the team of rangers at virunga national park. I've been inspired by the dedication and will power shown to defy the odds.   I look to explore their stories and the issues they face in conserving not just the mountain gorrillas, but virunga, and the future of the Congo 

 

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Reportage

I'm currently away in Thailand so here's a few reportage images, it's not all lying by the beach drinking Pina Coladas...  

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Irving Penn

After doing lots of research for my final year university project, a picture book on famous explorer David Livingstone I came across the works of the late Irving Penn. His images hold fascinating characters and I really enjoyed getting the stark contrasts struck down in graphite!

Sneaky peaks

Just completed an exciting project off based on the stories of Baron Munchausen, he's bit of a crazy man. Excited to see the work of the other contributors. Heres a few sneaky crops and shots.