Nick Dunmur - photographer/media artist/producer
Born Oxford, England in 1966. Nick graduated with a BA (Hons) first-class degree in Photography at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham 1988. He currently lives just outside Nottingham.
Nick works mainly in the advertising and commercial sectors and now increasingly the arts sector.
As an experienced professional photographer he has a wide range of expertise in many aspects of the creative industries.
He is experienced in both film and digital formats. The work involves a high degree of managerial and creative skill including concept, development and implementation of visual strategies to a client brief. Nick works internationally and his images are used globally in advertising and promotion.
Nick has established a reputation for quality, consistency, creativity and reliability. Regular clients include Triumph Motorcycles and Paul Smith.
He has established a fully colour-profiled and calibrated digital workflow from image capture through to file/print delivery ensuring colour accuracy throughout and optimum quality. He also uses 3D ‘virtual reality’ equipment and rendering software for producing virtual tours.
Nick has developed and run workshops for students at Degree level. He has facilitated and managed photography student work-placements from both the HE and FE sectors and part-time employment opportunities. He has worked as a visiting photography lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, North Nottinghamshire College, Worksop and the University of Derby.
He was a winner of Agfa Bursary (1987) resulting in exhibition at Smiths Gallery, Covent Garden. He’s been a member of the the Association of Photographers since 1998, becoming a director in 2007 and Chairman in 2008.
He is also collaborating with photographers Tracey Fryer and Paul Harrison on “Rising and Sinking Lands” - a series of abstract photographic landscape print-works produced along the North-east coastline and with Paul Harrison on “Edgelands” - a photographic print-work looking at areas of marginalised and neglected land at the interface of “natural” and man-made environment.
Paul Harrison - writer/film-maker/photographer
Born in Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, England, Paul attended Sheffield University graduating with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art. He now lives in Nottingham.
Paul works in multi-media, photography, film and video production. His arts-based film work includes installation, exhibition, broadcast and screening.
As well as considerable experience working in the corporate sector Paul was a director of the Untitled Photographic Gallery and Workshop in Sheffield (now the Site Gallery), where he selected and curated exhibitions, created and delivered short photography courses and helped in day-to-day gallery and workshop management. In addition Paul has over 20 years experience as a lecturer in photography, multi-media, film, TV and video production.
Paul is presently engaged in shooting and directing electronic video environments for music and art installation work. He’s also working on a number of multimedia projects based around the natural environment including collaborating with photographer/printmaker Tracey Fryer on 'Rising and Sinking Lands' (a series of abstract photographic landscape print-works produced along the North-east coastline) and with photographer Nick Dunmur on the recently completed, 'Edgelands' (a photographic print-work looking at areas of marginalised and neglected land at the interface of 'natural' and man-made environment). He has also completed a solo work 'Longsands' (a photographic print work of large abstract images collected along the North-east English coast).
Tracey Fryer - photographer/printer/project-manager
Tracey is a photographer and print-maker. For over 20 years, she has worked in social documentary, landscape and arts-based photography. She lives in Nottingham, England.
Concentrating in two distinct areas, Tracey has compiled a strong body of exhibition and published work. Social documentary includes portfolios on industrial workers, the elderly, martial arts, historical societies, women at work, Asian-British and health in sport.
Over the last four years, she has photographed remote, secretive landscape and seascapes from the Midlands to Northern Scotland. This work concentrates on detail and the abstract. Tracey digitally manipulates the photography to produce distinctive and unique imagery.
She works closely with Paul Harrison (photographer, writer and video artist) on video and stills photography art installations. Her involvement, when not photographic, is project management.