Brian E Swinyard

An 'Aspirational' Photographer with special interest in Contemporary, Creative, Travel and Portrait photography.

Brian is regarded in the UK Camera Club Circuit, not only as a prolific image-maker but also as an inspiration to others. His photography, which nowadays is exclusively digitally-based, is varied and shows a great deal of technical expertise, originality and enviable imagination.

He is a member of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS), Photographic Society of America (PSA), Bureau of Freelance Photographers (BFP), London Independent Photography (LIP), InScape, SchoolOfPhotography.com (SOP), Cheltenham Camera Club, Gloucester Camera Club and Smethwick Photographic Society.

Approximately 1500 of his images have been accepted (some Medal winners) in National & International Exhibitions & Salons in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, USA and Wales. His work has been published in In-House and Photography Magazines and Journals.

Brian graduated BA(Hons) Degree in Psychology with The Open University, Milton Keynes and MA Degree in Photography with De Montfort University, Leicester. The latter included critical surveys and analysis of: Moment Of Death photographs in war photography, Urban Landscapes viewed as monochrome negatives and Personal Identity: Transition from Camera Club to Master of Arts Photographer.

He is a National & International Judge, Lecturer, and Tutor on the School of Photography.com’s (SOP) Basic, Digital and Landscape Photography Courses. Some of his images can also be viewed on the members’ galleries at the RPS, PSA, SOP and Camera Club websites, access to which can be gained via the Links Section on this website.