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'Hi my name is Hugh Burden photographer...

... I was 17, randomly visiting a photography exhibition.

It turned out to be a dramatic eye opener, I was introduced to a surreal and strong photographic style....

....I am amazed, to this day I can still feel the impact of that exhibition. What Bill Brandt had done was open my eyes to the possibilities of photography....

....Pictorial photographs have never really interested me much - the style is like  chewing gum - you get an initial burst of flavour but soon that flavour is gone....

In the event I built my craft and career as an advertising photographer, I made my client’s products look perfect - desirable. It's skilful and pains-taking work but ultimately (however well crafted) this is chewing gum too.

Now when making photographs I try to create a sense of wonder that Brandt gave me. I  like the unusual, the subtle, the surreal... I like how different feels.

As Brandt said: 'photography is not a sport, it has no rules, everything must be dared and tried.'

For me a great photograph is a unique image; it can be ugly, it can be beautiful maybe weird... but foremost to be a great image ... it has to be an experience.'

HOW AND WHEN IT ALL BEGAN...

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