Hello, I am a documentary photographer, with a passion for capturing storytelling scenes in black and white.

Winner of the Marks & Spencer Food Adventures category of Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2018, & shortlisted for Black + White Photographer of the Year 2018, my work has been exhibited at The Mall Galleries, London, Rencontres d'Arles and published in a variety of national & international media.

On this site you will find some of my personal work where I thrive on photographing people on the streets of great cities, as well as capturing characterful architecture.

In my commercial work, I help a variety of clients to tell captivating stories, embracing weddings, portraits, fashion blogs, lifestyle, magazine articles, and photography workshops.

Thank you for taking time to visit my site today and please don't hesitate to get in touch…

Email:  snee.derek@gmail.com  |  Contact form:     | Twitter:  @derek_snee

 

Competitions, Exhibition & Media

Publications

Some random things about me...

  • inspired by and indebted to so many great documentary photographers, including (though not limited to)... Eugene Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Saul Leiter, Joel Meyerowitz, Robert Doisneau, Don McCullin, Martin Parr, Sebastiao Salgado...
  • and also by great cities, great art galleries, and great architecture
  • my wife and I co-habit with a large Bermudian cat called Cousteau
  • before becoming a full-time photographer I was a management consultant & co-authored 'The Improving Efficiency Pocketbook'
  • begin every day with good strong coffee! (my mantra)
  • I shoot with Fujifilm cameras (XT-2, XT-1, & X100F); and lenses  23mm f1.4, 50mm f2, 56mm f1.4, & WCL & TCL converters for X100F
  • to post develop my images I use my own Acros and Monochrome Lightroom Presets in Adobe Lightroom, as well as Silver Efex Pro
  • Certified Adobe Lightroom Expert and workshop leader
  • passionate about this art, learning, and helping others to develop

 

Huge thanks for visiting today !  :-)

 


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