Hi, I am DEREK SNEE, a full-time documentary style 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, I have reached the finals of 5 major international photography competitions in the last 2 years.

My work has been exhibited at The Mall Galleries, London and published in a variety of national & international media.

In my commercial work, I help a variety of clients to tell captivating stories, embracing…

  • Weddings
  • Portraits
  • Fashion Bloggers
  • Magazine Articles
  • Photographers

In my personal work I thrive on photographing people on the streets of great cities, as well as capturing characterful architecture.

I am a Certified Adobe Lightroom Expert, workshop leader and author of articles on PHLEARN.COM

If you need a photographer I would love to help - please don't hesitate to get in touch…

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

Thank you for taking time to visit my site today!

 

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)
  • shoot with Fujifilm cameras & lenses (currently XT-2, XT-1, X100F, 23mm f1.4, 50mm f2, 56mm f1.4, WCL & TCL)
  • to post develop my images I use my own Acros and Monochrome Lightroom Presets, as well as Silver Efex Pro
  • Certified Adobe Lightroom Expert
  • workshop leaderlove learning and helping others to develop

 

Huge thanks for visiting today !  :-)

 


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