PODCAST: A Photographic Life, Episode 214: Plus Photographer Dominic Davies

In episode 214 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed reflecting on writing your own biography, post-graduate education for photographers and travel photography without travelling.

Plus this week photographer Dominic Davies takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which he answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’

Dominic Davies is a photographer who works primarily, but not exclusively in the controlled environment of the studio. Experimental and collaborative in approach he brings a precise and crafted vision to all his projects, driven by the fascination with exploring and realizing ideas photographically. His work has been commissioned by clients across the fields of design, music, publishing, museums and advertising include Absolut, 4AD, Grey Goose, Haagen Dazs, Guinness, Nike, Lee Cooper, Smirnoff, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Fat Duck, and The Gourmand. Davies’s images have been exhibited in Europe, USA and Japan and his book To Cage a study of the European zoo environments was published in 2001. https://dominicdavies.com

*Grant knows that Pete Townsend is not the lead singer in The Who and that Roger Daltrey is, there is no need to correct him on this.

Dr. Grant Scott is the founder/curator of United Nations of Photography, a Senior Lecturer and Subject Co-ordinator: Photography at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, a working photographer, documentary filmmaker, BBC Radio contributor and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained (Routledge 2014), The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Routledge 2015), New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography (Routledge 2019).

© Grant Scott 2022

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