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Bio

Jake McPherson is a 23 year old photographer based in the South West of England with an interest in social documentary photojournalism and portraiture. He is currently employed by SWNS (South West News Service) as a staff photographer. During the eight years he has been doing photography he has been awarded Plymouth's young photographer of the year, worked for Fotonow CIC as well as with numerous successful photographers including Gideon Mendel. Jake has also spent time interning with the news team at Getty Images, during this time he had the opportunity to shoot on Downing Street and document stories based around Brexit and Climate Change. 

During the three years he spent working as an apprentice at Fotonow CIC he gained a huge amount of experience in community projects and educational work as well as had the opportunity to work as a commercial photographer. This included shooting fashion and product photography as well as acting as an official photographer for the Plymouth Raiders Basketball team. 

Education

2012

Gold Arts Award

 

2013-2016

Fotonow CIC Creative Apprentice 

2016-2019 

First Class Honours Degree in Press 

and Editorial Photography

 

Published Works 

Had various works published in publications and online platforms such as: 

The Guardian 

The Telegraph 

The Sunday Times

National Geographic

The Sunday Post

Politico 

CNN World News

Buzzfeed News

Yahoo News

ABC News

The Inquisitr 

Observador Portugal