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National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2013

A few months ago I entered into National Geographic Traveller’s 2013 photography competition.

The competition is split into a number of categories, including specific themes such as colour, action, faces, rural and urban. I selected the shot below and entered it into the urban category. I was recently informed by the editorial staff at the magazine that the photograph had won its category. I’m delighted to see the shot in print, and grateful to National Geographic Traveller’s judges for choosing it. I’m also very grateful to Isabelle – who kindly let me take her portrait, despite knowing nothing about me.

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Street Photography II, or, ‘In the Metro’

This, the second post in a street photography series, focuses on the Parisian metro, and the characters found in it.

These are two of the more controversial photographs I’ve taken.

Man speaking to himself, Paris, France, 2011

Man urinating in metro, Paris, France, 2011

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Street Photography I, or, ‘The Two Saints’

The next few posts in this gallery will include some of my street photography from 2011. These shots have been posted elsewhere, but not yet to this gallery. I consider these images, and this period, extremely important in shaping me as a photographer. Please note that whenever possible, I obtain permission from the subjects of my photos.

 

Philippe, Saint Michel, Paris, France, 2011

Algerian Woman, Saint-Denis, France, 2011

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