Born in Derby in the U.K. and moved to Hong Kong in 2007 a self-taught photographer for over 12 years and before that, an Information technology specialist for 18 years. His interests lie in exploring cultural curiosities as well as in both digital, film photography, printed books and web design and film making. Paul gained his MA in Photography in 2018 at Falmouth University U.K. and an MSc in Strategic I.T. Management in 2012 at the University of Derby in the U.K.
Paul has worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as an IT specialist for eight years. He has extensive knowledge of various media platforms and has worked alongside creative departments in television and radio. Before he joined the BBC, he had a decade of extensive media practice in the newspaper industry. Paul employs his rich knowledge of computer science, digital and media methods into the art of photography, to explore contemporary lifestyle in a cultural context through his lens. His original creative reportage and authentic photographic production experiments form the basis of his work.
His influences reflect the works of photographers and filmmakers and graphic artists such as Alexander Rodchenko, Alec Soth, Ansel Adams, Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Miller, David Hitchcock to name a few
2018 November RPS Photography 365 competition finalist, “People at Work.”
2018 October 9th Awarded ARPS Associate Royal Photographic Society
2016 August 12th Awarded a Falmouth Global Scholarship fund
2019 June 21st – 2nd July Exhibition – Hong Kong Barbers: Grooming Evolution (MA Photography – Falmouth University) Graduation show theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Rd, Hackney, London E2 8DL, UK
2017 August 11th Online Landings page part of a volunteer curating group exhibition (Falmouth MA Photography project: Curated themes “Searching for Meaning” Sub theme’s, Who is responsible, How we live, What defines us
2017 August 14th – 18th Exhibition – Redefining the art of barbering: Hong Kong barbers in focus. Cheung Leung Kee men’s grooming store, Camel Paint Building Block 3, Unit H, 9/F, 60 Hoi Yuen Rd, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
2017 August 11th – 18th Exhibition – Redefining the art of barbering: Hong Kong barbers in focus. Neighbor Barbershop, Rm 3, 4/F Winful Centre, 30 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
2017 Workshop – Vintage Camera weekend workshop, Learning Centre, Sheung Shui, Hong Kong