Born in Cornwall and raised on the South Cornish Coast by Cornish parents, George considers himself lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the country and proud to be Cornish. His photography is broadly based from photographing the Cornish Landscape to other styles of photography including digital art.
He became serious about photography in 1993, although it has been an interest of his from a very early age. He joined a local camera club and have gone on from there. He felt the way forward was to build his own darkroom and progress from there: primarily going into Black and White developing and printing. He Is a member of the St Austell Camera Club in Cornwall, the Royal Photographic Society, and the Disabled Photographic Society. He has had work published, and also had work exhibited.
In 1999 He decided to apply for a Photographic Distinction, and after a lot of encouragement from his wife and others, he put in for his Licentiateship with the Royal Photographic Society. To his delight he was awarded the Distinction. Since then he has gained an Associateship Distinction with the Disabled Photographic Society, a Credit Distinction with the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain, and an Associateship Distinction with the Royal Photographic Society.
With the advent of digital; in 2003 he decided to try out this new medium. Being able to save work and go back to it at any time was a bonus, with the ease of being able to work in a well lit room rather than working in a Dark Room is a real plus. he now work's solely in digital, having left the darkroom behind.
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