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Photographers

Jason Bell

Advertising Photographer
Venue: Gayfield Creative Spaces

11th - 30th July
www.jasonbellphoto.com

English portrait and fashion photographer who initially worked for the Sunday Times. He works for Vanity Fair, British and American Vogue, Time and Newsweek amongst others. He has photographed many celebrities
and has also worked on many film posters such as About a Boy, Bridget Jones's Diary and Billy Elliot

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Paul and Lynn Henni

Venue: The Roamin Nose
The Roamin’ Nose, 14 Eyre Place, Edinburgh EH3 5EP | 0131 629 3135
www.theroaminnose.com | email: knock-knock@theroaminnose.com
Open Tuesday-Sunday
Dates: 13th to 31st July 2016

henni.photo brings together Lynn Henni who has studied photography and film-making and Paul Henni who has a background as a freelance designer and sculptor. Their interest in urban imagery combined with a lifetime of living in and exploring their home city of Edinburgh brings a unique perspective to this beautiful and multi-faceted place. Sometimes gritty, often unexpected, their images present an insider’s perspective on the city.

web: www.henni.photo
Facebook: www.facebook.com/henni.photo/
blog: www.knicksen.com
e: paul@henni.photo
e: lynn@henni.photo

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Kareem Black 

New York based commercial photographer
Venue: Gayfield Creative Spaces
11th - 30th July
www.kareemblack.com

Kareem Black is a Philadelphia-born director and portrait photographer. Kareem attended the School of Visual Arts in New York on a scholarship. After graduating, he almost immediately began shooting for such renowned publications as The Fader and Vibe Magazine.

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Janeanne Gilchrist

Venue: Customs House

11th - 23rd July
Inter-tidal

www.behance.net/Unit-photographic

Janeanne has worked worldwide for a diverse range of advertising agencies, design consultancies publishing houses and editorials since graduating from Napier University in 1996. Janeanne has won awards for her past commercial work with appearances in the D&AD and Association of Photographers.

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C J Monk

Venue: Customs House

11th-23rd July
www.cjmonk.com

In the three years since he first picked up a camera, CJ Monk has been rapidly gaining recognition for his idiosyncratic take on conceptual portrait and fashion photography. His surreal cinematically inspired style is playful, seductive and subtly melancholic. Originally from the small town of Port Glasgow, His prolific output and unusual approach distinguish him as an emerging talent in Scottish contemporary photography.

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David Boni 

Photographer/Director
Venue: Summerhall

24th June - 17th July
www.davidboni.com

David is a very talented and well known Scottish advertising photographer and will be exhibiting new personal work at Retina.

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Alma Haser   

German Photographer living and working in London
Venue: Customs House

11th - 23rd July
www.haser.org

Specialising in carefully constructed portraiture, Alma creates work that it both striking and at times unsettling. Expanding the dimensions of traditional portrait photography, the artist employs inventive paper-folding techniques which create layers of intrigue around her subjects. Haser was shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2012. She has won several awards including The Magenta Foundation's Bright Spark Award in 2013.

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Kayhan Jafar-Shaghaghi

Venue: Customs House

11th-23rd July

www.kayhan.co.uk

I was born in Tehran in 1978. I moved to London in my early 20’s to study and I have been living in Scotland for the past 10 years.

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Dougie Wallace   

Venue: Gayfield Creative Spaces

11th - 30th July
www.dougiewallace.com

East London-based photographer Dougie Wallace grew up in Glasgow hence his moniker, 'Glasweegee'. Internationally recognised for his long-term social documentary projects and a distinct direct style of expressive street photography.

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Photo Credits

Background Photographs

Jason Bell
David Boni
Kareem Black
Alma Haser
Dougie Wallace
Janeanne Gilchrist
Kayhan Jafar-Shaghaghi
Paul and Lynn Henni

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