Byron Kirk

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Photojournalist, veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan war. M.A student UniofNottingham. Graduate @TrentUni. Need a photographer? Email:...

Byron Kirk (b.1986) is an independent photojournalist from Nottingham, England.

In 2003, at the age of 16, he joined the British Army where he served 8 years with the Household Cavalry Regiment. During this time he experienced combat in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Upon leaving the forces, he completed a B.A. (Hons) in Photography at Nottingham Trent University.

His work explores a diverse range of political and social affairs, including conflict, mental health, poverty, discrimination, radicalisation and the displacement of others.

Byron is currently studying an M.A. in International Relations, at the University of Nottingham.

Partial client and publication list:

The Imperial War Museum, London.
The Household Cavalry Museum, London.
The Express.
The Daily Mail.
The Guardian.
The Times
The Sunday Times Magazine.
The Telegraph.
The Daily Star.
ABC News, Australia.
BBC News.
Derby University.
Surf Action.


Tel: +44 (0) 7595 422751

  • Joined: November 2011


Beautiful Lights

For my first project at university we were asked to take between 5 and 10 photographs that depicted something we individually found beautiful. After having a good hard think about this and exploring many different ideas I found that they was a common factor amongst most of my photos, Light. / One of my oldest memories is of a red light shining through my bedroom window when I was about 3 years ol…
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