Statement of Intent:Throughout Britain’s history, the rich and powerful were painted by artists in magnificent portraits, whilst lowly foot soldiers and working people were largely ignored. My portfolio represents photographic art in the style of the grand paintings and recognises the contribution to history made by these ordinary folk.These colourful characters have been presented as the old masters would have painted them in classical poses typical of the era. I have researched and photographed each specific element in every portrait to authenticate the subject in the appropriate environment.In a photographic parallel with the old masters, I have ‘painted’ each portrait by adding pixels to a blank digital canvas. Through the use of modern software, I have assembled the visual elements of the finished image to replicate the colours, designs and construction of multiple point perspectives and foreshortened compositions made popular by Renaissance and Victorian painters at the time.
Connect with other talented photographers...
Achieve a Society Distinction
Gain international recognition for your photography
Improve your photography
Learn from members and get expert advice on your images when applying for a Society distinction
Get our acclaimed Journal
Packed with news, reviews, feature articles and the best photography
Join a Special Interest Group
Meet others who share your own particular interests
© 2014 The Royal Photographic Society Registered charity number:
Copyright Notice Warning: This web site comprises and contains copyright materials.
You may not distribute, copy, publish or use the images or any part of the images
in any way whatsoever. You may not alter, manipulate, add to or delete an image
or any part of an image. Copyright for all the images remains with the photographer, contributor or The Royal Photographic
Society. A link to a non-Society site does not imply endorsement.
To process your order please click view basket button.
If you would like to add more items into your basket before you checkout click continue.
You need to be a member to access these additional membership benefits, please contact email@example.com to renew or click here to join.