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“I probably spend more time looking at photographs than I do
actually taking them. My shelves at home are lined with photography
books. The work of the so-called master photographers – and the less
heralded – have always been a source of reassurance and stimulation for
my own photography.
“Photographers such as Elliott Erwitt,
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Mario Giacomelli, Robert Frank, Sylvia Plachy
and Tony Ray-Jones, to name but a few. The list is endless and always
open to change. Street photography for me is an instinctive urge and
after more than twenty years of wandering with my camera, it still
remains about staying curious and inspired – and then looking for the
David Gibson worked for several years as a Residential
Social Worker before pursuing photography full-time in 1994. In 2002 he
completed an MA in Photography: History and Culture at the London
College of Printing.
David’s work has been widely published
and he is often commissioned by leading design agencies in the UK. He
recently led a street photography workshop at Photofusion in London and
other workshops are scheduled for 2011.