Mick July 13th 2000 -2

Mick is a documentary storyteller. He believes that whilst life is always in motion, every moment creates a sense of place or personality. Having travelled and worked all over the world, his work is informed by the view that we are more the same than we are different - yet differences reveal our unique stories. Details matter. Research and collaboration are central to his practice, seeking rapport with and understanding of his subjects, whilst asking questions about who people are and what concerns them.

The aim is to fairly represent the subjects of his work, whilst challenging clients and audiences with engaging and creative story-telling.

In the words of Hiroji Kubota, "I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody". 

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* Events, Environmental Portrait and Documentary -  a sense of who, what, when, where and why. I spent several decades leading brand-focused business. I know what that means for your photographic needs.

* Workshops - street portraits, documentary story-telling - group and individual 

* Talks - engaging and informative, for your camera club or institution

* Prints & Wall Art- delivered by world-class printer and framer, Loxley Colour

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Mick has an MA in Photography, flexible learning at Falmouth University, and holds an MSc Consulting and Coaching for Change, from HEC, Paris, jointly taught with Oxford University.  He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied, working on both photographic ethics and data privacy. Full biography on LinkedIn.

Ingrid and Mick have been very fortunate having lived and worked all over the world. They now live in Corsley, near Frome, in the South West of the UK. They have 6 children, born in 5 countries on 3 continents – and now 9 grand children. Mick has worked, visited and photographed on every continent except Antarctica (on the bucket list!), with special affection for Asia Pacific. 

In 1999, the family founded a program building schools in the Khmer Rouge Reconciliation Areas of Cambodia. Mick photo-documented this work, and it was the subject of his MA and a new book. See yatesweb.com.

Mick is a member of the International Association of Professional Photographers, and is honoured to have been awarded the Associate Distinction (ARPS) by the Royal Photographic Society.

Unfinished Stories from Cambodia has been featured by the RPS Contemporary Group, and his street and documentary work have been featured by Edge of HumanityLeica LFI Master Shots and others. Mick is a member of Photo|Bath, a group raising awareness of Documentary and Fine Art photography in the region. He is also a member of the Frome Wessex Camera Club, and has been on Flickr since 2005. Over 2 million views.

In his "other" life, Mick is an experienced senior exec and board member in global corporations, start-ups and non-profits, now an independent consultant.

Previously he led International Markets at dunnhumby, the "Customer Science" Big Data company. Before that, Mick was a regional CEO, having spent over 30 years working in Europe, the USA and across Asia Pacific, with Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.

He was also a Board Trustee of Save the Children (USA), Non-Exec Director and has chaired IPOs.

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Books

   See a list of books published here.

Exhibitions

   Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution - Unfinished Stories from Cambodia, December 2019 (solo show)

   44AD Gallery - PhotoBath Group Exhibition - Witness, September 2019 

   44AD Gallery - PhotoBath Group Exhibition - Unfinished', September 2018

   Falmouth Flexible MA - Landings, August 2018

   44AD Gallery - PhotoBath Group Exhibition - Alternative Facts, September 2017

   Chapel Arts Cafe, Bath - Fourth Open Exhibition, November, 2016

   44AD Gallery -  PhotoBath Group Exhibition - Storylines, November, 2016

   Chapel Arts Cafe, Bath - Third Open Exhibition, July-September, 2016

   Leica Store, London - The Leica Meet Book Launch, October 2014

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