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Hi im Ollie and im a a multi-award winning photographer studying my BA in Photography (Contemporary Practice). Photography is everything to me. I can't imagine my life without it. I don't like to limit myself to a particular style or common subject so i vary my style regularly. I am starting to look more into "The Human Condition", taking inspiration from Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joel Meyerowitz and Chris Weeks

Once the picture is in the box, I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks. ~Henri Cartier-Bresson

inspirational poem:


If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you
But make allowance for their doubting too,
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated, don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream--and not make dreams your master,
If you can think--and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools:

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it all on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breath a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: "Hold on!"

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with kings--nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you;
If all men count with you, but none too much,
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And--which is more--you'll be a Man, my son!

--Rudyard Kipling

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    ‘Take Off Life says:

    "Ollie a great friend, so talented photographer he have a great pictures and a really great photostream! and I think your nick name should be " I'm creative " rather than your real name! cuz its a fact

    Finally! i'm so glad to have you man as a friend, and its really my pleasure. god bless you pal.


    January 14th, 2009

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    Natalie Franke says:

    "Ollie has a real talent. His pictures speak of his eye for what is beautiful. The combination of colors, light, and perfect timing allow each image to find a special place in your heart. He is a fantastic artist & a true inspiration!"

    December 22nd, 2008

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