Lecture tour by Leigh Preston FRPS
“A Sense of Priviledge”
Leigh has been taking and making pictures for well over thirty years. His work has been mainly thematic and he relies heavily on atmospherics, dramatic lighting and strong storylines to convey an individual style. Much of his landscape work is taken in isolated out of the way places or of buildings that are well past their “sell-by” date. A lot of Leigh’s work is monochrome and for some of this he still uses the darkroom as well as digital process depending on the “feel” he wants from the finished print.
Leigh holds two RPS Fellowships one in Visual Art and the other in darkroom printing. He is a member of Arena and the London Salon. He has published a book depicting Britain’s Urban Landscape and has held one-man exhibitions in many cities. Now semi-professional his work revolves around teaching at college or on workshops and seminars in UK, USA and Europe.