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Jan / Feb 2021 issue
Provider Damian Bird
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Brixham Fishing Special
Provider: Seven Brixham Fishermen is the latest documentary photography book by Damian Bird. The hardback book of colour photographs, documents the working lives of some of the fishermen of Britain’s largest fishing fleet. You can preorder your copy via Damian’s website
Damian Bird (born London, 1972) is a documentary photographer, photojournalist and lecturer with many years of experience, working in war zones and trouble spots around the globe. He has worked regularly for the nationals (including: The Times, the Telegraph, the Express, the Observer, GQ, Esquire, Daily Mail, Dazed & Confused, The Face, Country Life, Coast and Geographical magazine). He was educated at Canford School and in Photography at the Surrey College of Art and Design and at the London College of Communication where he studied for a post graduate degree in Photojournalism. In 2011 he founded Life Force magazine with his business partner and wife of 18 years, Alice. As well as Editing Life Force magazine, he is currently engaged in photographing a series of photo-essays on English culture and has recently returned to Afghanistan. His book Seabird was released in November 2017, Farming Dartmoor was released in 2020 and his next book Provider is due to be released in 2021.
He lives in Devon, England with his wife, four children and his dachshunds, Jessie, Rosie, Ted and Dotty.