Chiswick Through the Camera Lens
An exhibition organised by The Chiswick Calendar
Free to view everyday from Monday 2 – Saturday 28 April
In the foyer of the Clayton Hotel Chiswick, 626 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 5RY
There are some fantastic photographers living in Chiswick: a surprising number of multi award-winning, internationally known professional photographers as well as those who are well-known locally, who make Chiswick the focus of their pictures. Chiswick Through the Camera Lens is a collection of photographs – portraits, landscapes, wildlife photography and surreal creations – all shot in Chiswick, brought together by The Chiswick Calendar for an exhibition at the Clayton Hotel Chiswick throughout the month of April 2018. Sponsored by Snappy Snaps, Chiswick, the exhibition is open at all times as it is in the hotel atrium.
Photographers taking part
Julia Fullerton-Batten is frequently stated by prominent art critics to be one of the leading fine-art photographers in the UK. She has won many prestigious awards, including the HSBC Fondation pour le Photographie 2007, had several exhibitions in Europe as well as Tokyo, Korea, China, USA and Peru and has a permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Julia will be showing images from her Old Father Thames collection of fascinating stories from the history of the River Thames.
Jon Perry has literally thousands of images of Chiswick taken over the years as an amateur photographer and has recently turned professional. His picture of a fox in Chiswick High Rd was shown in the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and his landscapes of Chiswick are well known to local people.
Kelvin Murray is an internationally awarded photographer who specialises in capturing everyday moments through his own unique vision. His commercial clients include a long list of household names – British Airways, Sony, Sky – to name just a few, but the images in the exhibition will be personal portraits.
Anna Kunst travels all over Europe as a professional photographer whose images have been published in publications such as Country Life, Absolutely Magazine, weddings magazines and others. Rarely seen without a camera, she also has a passion for landscape and street photography. Inspired by the riverbanks and parks of Chiswick, she’ll be showing some of her images of familiar local landscapes.
Jevan Chowdhury is an award winning photographer and filmmaker and founder of Wind & Foster, best known for his series of photographs and films entitled Moving Cities, each a fusion of art, cinema and dance produced, organised, and executed in partnership with the best dance talent and cultural organisations around the world. His collaborations with five national ballets and 106 dance companies have been screened at 68 exhibitions and reached three million people online. Come and see up close some of those which have been shot locally. This is dancer Isabelle Bosher at Strand on the Green.
Richard Bradbury, President of the Master Photographers Association, is one of the world’s most successful advertising photographers and the winner of many prestigious international awards, but known also for his Children of London project which raises money for Great Ormond St hospital. He will be showing portraits of local children in places they love to hang out in Chiswick. This image is of his daughter Camille.
Barbara Chandler is a best-selling photographer whose prints and photo cards have sold in London, New York, Paris, Milan, Warsaw and Tokyo and who has exhibited widely. Her speciality is street photography – “just hanging around, wandering/wondering, waiting to see what happens.” She loves black-and-white “because it packs a punch and concentrates on the story.” Her images tell Chiswick stories expanded in accompanying text.