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I have just completed my own version of “100 strangers” project by taking portraits during the Viking festival in York. I had limited time and only managed to take 75, but I would highly recommend this project to anyone. No need to produced ‘aged’ photos – just Google “100 strangers project”.

I’m a full time biologist, and part time photographer living in the wonderful historic city of York, England. York is one of the most photographed cities in England, so I like to make my pictures a bit distinctive and different from the run of the mill millions of images that exist of York. My most recent photo exhibition was at York’s Theatre Royal in September 2012.

I have helped to run the Friends of Rowntree Park Photography Competition which received over 80 entries in 2012 and 2013. I’ve also worked on a project to record the historic York Walls in 2013.

All images are copyright Graham C Smith. Please contact me for any further details about my work: grahamcraigsmith@gmail.com
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Some of my most featured photos:
The Shambles at Night

Friendly Curious Highland Cattle

Winter Berries in Snow

Clifford’s Tower, York, England

York Minster, England (HDR)

Millenium Bridge, York

Stoat in the hole

  • Joined: July 2011

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100 Strangers Project - Vikings in York

I have just finished my first “100 strangers” project. However, by living in York I have decided to take a local flavour and aimed at the Viking festival which was held during half term in February. I only had from Monday to Friday lunchtime due to commitments in Wales, but by Friday at 12:00 I had shot 75 portraits of (mostly) strangers. These are now all on display "here"h…
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York Press publicity

Along with two other keen photographers, John Saunders and Alan Fleming, I was in the local paper The York Press on the 11th April 2013 for our work on capturing the scenes from York City Walls to provide a lasting resource of the state of the Walls. The full selection of pictures can be seen here .
Posted over 1 year – 1 comments

Rowntree Park photo comp entries

Today Friday 25th May, I received my first entry for the Friends of Rowntree Park Photography competition. One month and five days to go. / Further details can be found here or download a leaflet
Posted over 2 years – 2 comments

Rowntree Park Photo Competition publicity

Today, Wednesday 15th May, The Press in York published a nice article promoting the Friends of Rowntree Park Photography competition. Four previous top photographs are in the article. / To tie in with the timing, I have also put up four posters on the nearby notice boards and given posters and leaflets to six local schools. Local camera clubs have also been infromed, so I’m hoping for a go…
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