09 March 2014
SIG: Doc and Visual Journalism
Sefton Samuels is one of Manchester's leading photographers, with a career spanning more than four decades. Before turning to photography he worked in mills across the North West and as a professional jazz drummer. For five years he was the main photographer in the North West for BBC Television, during which time he also set up his own Photo Library specialising in all aspects connected with the North West as well as a comprehensive range of general subjects. Over the years Sefton has photographed many nationally celebrated figures, including actors, artists, scientists and politicians. Samuels's work has been exhibited widely and is held in the permanent collections of major museums. (taken from the National Portrait Gallery website – who hold 67 of his portraits).
DVJ member and elder statesman of the RPS you can see a review of his latest book on jazz musicians (by David Cantor) in the next edition of the RPS Journal.
Sefton will be giving a series of 4 afternoon lectures at the Calumet Manchester store over the coming weeks.
To find out more visit www.calumet/seminars.co.uk
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