Whitstable Photographer Profiles
Name Nicola Abraham
Bio I am 30 years old and have lived in Whitstable on/off all my life. I will never be found without a camera, which is useful as Whitstable offers so many awesome photo opportunities.
Name Lee Ackroyd
Bio Originally from Yorkshire I came to Whistable over 20 years ago and have seen many changes most of which I have documented with the camera. This is an interesting project and I am looking forward to being part of it.
Name John Allen
Bio I'm 57 and have been retired for two years having taken early retirement. I was born in Kent, raised in Sussex and have lived in Kent all of my working life. I've been in Whitstable for just over 3 years.
Name Grant Appleton
Bio I live just outside Whitstable but spend every spare moment I have photographing at different times a seasons. Only been doing photography for the last couple of years and enjoy processing in black & white.
Name Emma Bainbridge
Bio Whitstable dweller, keen amateur photographer who finds Whitstable a fantastically photogenic place.
Name Brian Baker
Bio Neither an artist or photographer of any merit but often use the medium to record a moment in time for posterity.
Name Joycie Baker
Name Roger Baker
Bio I was born in Whitstable in 1948 and lived in the town all my life with the exception of 5 years at University. I believe I have played an active part in the town both through my business and taking part in and organising events and activities in the last 65 years. I am particularly interested in documenting the history and events of this very special town.
Name Sophie Bansal
Bio I am 17 doing my AS course in Canterbury, am doing Art, English, Politics and Drama. Photography is one of my hobbies and would love to do something to do with the place I live.
Name Jay Barton
Bio A self taught photographer since 2009. As a working mum i have had to fit learning and shooting with my camera around an already busy life style, taking inspiration from Ansel Adams along with my surroundings. I contribute to local Galleries and exhibitions on a regular basis and enjoy anything from animals to architecture. My particular passion is for monochrome and sepia but appreciate a colour photo too.
Name Karen Billington
Bio I am a keen amateur photographer since being given a DSLR camera for a 'big' birthday. I love Whitstable and find it so inspirational for taking photos. Looking forward to seeing the 365 project develop.
Name Christina Birkett
Name Jane Bowell
Bio Have taken photographs all my life but with more passion over the last twenty years! Lived in Whitstable since 1975 and worked at Tassells Solicitors in Faversham since 2003. Was part of Whitstable’s original Contemporary Art Group when we showed at Johnny’s Art House! Member of Faversham & District Camera Club. Favourite subjects – landscapes and animals.
Name Richard Brown
Bio Photographer for some 40 odd years: member of the Faversham and District camera club. I have lived in whitstable for some 15 Years.
Name Philip Bull
Bio I live near to Faversham and like to make images of places that represent how I feel. I have previously participated in the 365 projects for Faversham and Canterbury and relish the thought of doing my best in Whitstable this year.
Name Andy Capon
Bio Happy to join in with such a great idea. Not a professional, just an amateur...
Name Sue Carfrae
Bio Always on the move, I made Whitstable my home 25 years ago. Photography found me at the Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis from where the journey began.
Name Chris Conway
Bio I've lived in Whitstable all my life. I am a freelance photographer with a passion for people, I'm currently writing a book on the faces of Whitstable. You can see some of my images on Facebook-Whitstable Image Co.
Name Nick Cordès
Bio Local, combining reportage festival abstract and night photography. 2000 KIAD graduate. commissioned by Glastonbury Festival. Published book on the Whitstable Oyster Industry.
Name Charlotte Cornell
Bio I live on Harbour Street in Whitstable so see (and hear!) the comings of going of my hometown every day. I teach in Canterbury and, alongside my husband and baby daughter, enjoy beachside walks, and slowing taking the coffee and the papers on a lazy Sunday.
Name David Cramphorn
Bio Originally a Ramsgate lad, and after doing the London thing I laid my roots Whitstable. I still work in London as a picture editor, graphic designer, artworker and photographer.
Name Annie Crew
Name Dawn Croft
Bio I am a native pearl washed up a long time ago, I have always lived and worked in Whitstable. I have a lovely family, I consider photography to a be a relaxing hobby and cherish the challenge of the 365 project.
Name Penny Crowther
Bio I moved to Whitstable in 1961, at the age of 1. My father and grandfather were both pro photographers and I have been taking pictures most of my life. I now run Gallery House B&B.
Name Brian Didmon
Bio Having enjoyed taken part in the Canterbury 365 I am looking forward to immersing myself in my local 365 project and hope to contribute through the year.
Name James Lee Duffy
Bio Art Director, Illustrator, founder of the art zine Pavement Licker, amateur photographer and fisherman. Lives in Camden, London and Whitstable.
Name Jo Eden
Bio An enthusiastic photographer of all sorts of subjects, I loved taking part in 365 Year in the Life of Sheppey. I make art, sing and act. Published a short story in “A Roof Over their Heads.”
Name George Fisk
Bio I am native of Whitstable who can easily trace my family back 6 generations in the town. I am a keen amateur photographer and enjoy the challenge of trying to capture the town from new aspects.
Name Celia Glynn-Williams
Bio Regular visitor to Whitstable
Name Sally Goldsmith
Bio I'm Sally, 23, Kent. I'm not a photographer, I just like taking photos, like a lot of people I guess!
Name Tony Gostling
Bio Tony is an active member of the Faversham and District Camera Club.
Name Bonnie Grainger
Bio Local Whitstable girl whose family have lived here for generations and were some of the original 'DFL's of the Victorian era! I love Whitstable and walking on the beach, especially during winter time. 'Homemaker' and aspiring children's author and at my happiest when spending time with my Husband and three lovely daughters.
Name Diane Griffiths
Bio I'm influenced by fine art and conceptualism; always looking out for my next photo, but also about capturing life. So when my memory lets me down, photos don't, and for me that's the real magic!
Name Tina Hagger
Bio I live in Faversham and have previously participated in the Faversham 365 A Year in the Life. I visit Whitstable often usually armed with a camera and would love to be involved in this excellent community project once again.
Name John Haimes
Bio I have worked in whitstable for the last ten years at a small engineering firm. Photography has always been a keen interest of mine since I was fourteen.
Name Ken Hall
Bio I'm Kent born and bred and moved to Whitstable 11 years ago. I've been a keen photographer for many years. Since retiring earlier in the year I now have more time to pursue my hobby.
Name David Hancock
Bio I'm not a photographer, but for someone born in Whitstable who has lived and worked here all my life this looks like a worthwhile project in which to be involved. Just got to borrow a camera now.
Name Ashley Harman
Bio I am RNLI crew on the whitstable lifeboat and have lived in Whitstable my whole life. Got in to photography about a year ago and have enjoyed it ever since.
Name Kelly Harris
Bio I have lived in Whitstable for the past two years and I just love it. I can often be found strolling or running along the seafront and love any opportunity to take a snap or two.
Name Lucy Harris
Bio Young photographer studying a mixture of A-Levels locally, looking for new opportunities.
Name Nick Harrison
Name Chris Hatton
Bio Having grown up in Whitstable, I look after many of the technical requirements at The Playhouse Theatre Whitstable.
Name Jonathan Henson
Bio Native of E.Midlands Retired to Whitstable 2010. Keen photographer since '72 when I took old Zenith E on a trip to India, Sri Lanka. Found opening for creative expression.
Name Jason Hick
Bio Lancashire born, Yorkshire bred and recently moved to Whitstable! A keen amateur photographer with a love of all things coastal, and really looking forward to taking part in my first 365 project.
Name Andrew Hicks
Bio I am a amateur photographer based in Margate, and my main passion is with Coastal Landscapes of South East Kent.
Name Triona Holden
Bio I am a professional artist based in Whitstable and I work in my studio 'The Flying Pig'. My art covers mediums from oils through to 3D sculpture. I have had a love affair with Whitstable for almost two decades. I love the people and the place equally. Observing it each day is a pleasure which I look forward to translating into photographic images this coming year.
Name Andrew Hudson
Bio I am a Whitstable FireFighter, born in Whitstable but have only lived here for the last 33 years.
Name Alex Hughes
Bio Whitstable dweller, keen amateur photographer
Name Anthony Jones
Bio Fine art photographer dealing with the urban environment.
Name John Jordan
Bio I am a retired engineer living in Canterbury but with family connections in Whitstable going back many generations. I have always had an interest in photography and enjoy photo editing on my computer.
Name Rob Judge
Bio I have lived in whitstable all my life. I joined whitstable lifeboat 3 years ago and work on the wind farm. I have just got into photography.
Name Rita Knowles
Bio I have lived in Whitstable since I got married in1981. My two adult children still live in the area. We all love being here. I enjoy photography but mainly take picture when my husband and I are on holiday.
Name Jon Lambert
Bio Living in Whitstable, I can't sing, dance or cook; but wish I could do all three.
Name David Lang
Name William (Bill) Lateu
Bio I was not born in Whitstable, but lived here on and off since 1956. Love photography, but have only been able to peruse the art since retiring. I am a member of Whitstable Photographic group. Not all the photographs I have taken can be described as great or even good for that matter, but I would like to think that one or two will stand out, and just maybe, have a wow factor!
Name Matt Linehan
Bio Work in IT. Live in Canterbury. Bought a camera 5 years ago. Had varying highs and lows. Looking for some inspiration. This might be the way forward. Shame about the British weather.
Name Philip Ling
Bio I’m a relative newcomer to Whitstable having moved from Canterbury 21 years ago. Photography is a hobby that I had given up in my early twenties and then returned to with the advent of digital. I also love photo editing, sometimes pushing an edit to the very limits of the photograph, I’m really aspiring to create Digital-Art.
Name James Marsh
Bio Whitstable born. Drifting back.
Name Michael Marsh
Bio My wife and I own and run Stocks DIY store in Cromwell road with our youngest son Stephen. I have been at the shop for over 33 years and love to get out with the camera as often as possible, I specialize in atmospheric and cinematic scenes so I embrace post processing to achieve such results.
Name Tracey Marsh
Bio Often referred to as 'the lady with the labradors' more often than not in the shop, because my husband is out taking pictures!
Name Ruth McDonald
Bio A Painter/Print-maker Ruth works from a studio in the woods and at The Print Block Whitstable. Her prints feature woodland landscape and haunting glimpses of the past.
Name Janice McGuinness
Bio I've lived in Whitstable for nearly 2 years, before that I lived in Canterbury for 10 years. Have lived all over the country - north east, north west, south west & Scotland. Love East Kent the best! I'm a culture professional but not a creative. I love taking photos for fun & to capture the feel of a moment. I use Instagram because I like the instant gratification!
Name Caroline Mumford
Bio Mum of two children, my eldest is 5 years and has Cerebal Pallsy. He attends St Nic special school in Canterbur. I hope to show him enjoying Whitstable the way I did growing up. Highlighting disability issues but also an 'I can' attitude to his life. I am more of a keen amateur than a professional, I like black and white photography taking reportage pictures of my family.
Name Belinda Murray
Bio Shopkeeper living in and loving Whitstable. Came to Kent to study electronics at UKC. More recently did 2 years Fine Art at UCA. I love photography - film and digital.
Name Andy Musk
Bio Amateur photographer from Whitstable. I can't wait to see everyones photos!
Name Jeff Neale
Bio I am not a native of Whitstable but have lived in Tankerton for 35 years. I have always been interested in photography & the 365 project interests me, looking at local subjects from a different perspective.
Name Alison Owen
Bio Moved to Kent from Yorkshire over 20years ago. Only picked up my camera last year and taken a couple of courses to learn the basics. Now just getting out and about and enjoying taking pictures of everything and anything.
Name Simon Paine
Bio I've returned to Kent after too many years away and just love Whitstable and the people who live here. Don't own a camera, but love taking a few iPhone snaps when I remember to do so. This project will encourage a few pics out of my camera roll and into your world. Thanks for sharing, it's going to be a great year.
Name Imogen Paternoster
Bio 19 year old Kent University undergraduate, lived in whitstable from 3-18 still visit the town regularly. Been interested in photography since I was 13 have taken part in 365 Canterbury in 2011
Name Mike Peak
Bio I have lived in Whitstable for 33 years and I am now retired. I am involved in the voluntary sector helping older people. I am also an active member of a local photographic club.
Name Keith Pearmine
Bio I i'm retired, and a amateur photographer and have lived in Faversham since 1991.
Name Bernie Plaister
Name Angela Pryke
Name Julie Richards
Bio I am a full time scientist, part time dance teacher and amateur photographer. My preferred subject is wildlife.
Name James Robertson
Bio Amateur photographer residing in Whitstable utilising both analogue and digital mediums. Previously of Lancashire, Skye, Saudi Arabia and London.... so not really a DFL!
Name Mark Sewell
Bio I have been an avid photographer for a number of years know, specialising in wild orchids and nature and have had some success. I believe there is beauty in everything, just open your eyes and look!
Name Karl Seymour
Bio I'm originally from Bristol. Blown in on a Sou'wester no doubt. I love living here in Whitstable and this project sounds cool
Name Ian Simpson
Bio Northern bookish geek who's lived in Whitstable since 2006. Bloke.
Name Lorraine Simpson
Bio Love Whitstable & amateur photography. Have lived in Whitstable since 2006 and can think of nowhere I'd rather be. Keen to see the project unfold and pick up tips from the pro's.
Name Neil Sloman
Bio I've lived in Whitstable for 27 years, many years longer than anywhere else. I love black and white imagery, still use film as well as digital and enjoy printing in my darkroom.
Name Mary Anne Smith
Bio Mary Anne grew up in Whitstable, where she has now returned to live. Passionate about books (collecting, reading, and selling), her other interests include writing and natural history
Name Daphne Stanley
Bio A Whitstable artist who loves bold colours and shapes,living in the town and travelling widely, all of which influence my paintings.
Name Andy Steele
Bio Former journalist, currently a press officer (yes, poacher turned gamekeeper), I have watched my talented wife take pictures for years and now, after getting a camera for Christmas, have decided to give it a go myself.
Name Ben Steele
Bio Actor, writer, director, and sometime University Undergraduate at Christ Church Uni. Picked up a camera when I was young to stop my mum Karol from taking pix of me all the time!
Name Karol Steele
Bio Actress, model, photographer, wife, mother and dog owner. Have been in love with Whitstable since I was a student at UniKent and made my home there during my final 2 years.
Name Peter Stockton-Smith
Bio I am originally from Torbay in Devon and moved southeast via West of England School of Art in Bristol, worked in London and then Canterbury and ended up in Whitstable in 1981. I have tried moving on again but only made it as far as Seasalter. There is definitely something about the place that makes it hard to leave.
Name Liam Stokes
Bio Amateur photographer who just loves being out with camera, looking forward to a new project/challenge.
Name Carole Thompson
Bio A happy snapper living Whitstable. Loved the Faversham exhibition and the ethos behind it, so thought I'd try to take some photos for this one. Better get practicing...
Name Luke Tickel
Bio Local lad who loves whitstable and photography.
Name Emily Turner
Bio Was a journo, now a communications and social media consultant who loves screenprinting, Whitstable and the oyster festival.
Name Sarah Vinall
Bio I have submerged myself into all types of photography on an amateur basis over the past three years. I enjoy creating a visual diary of local surroundings and always try to challenge myself to produce more improved photos each time. I love contemporary designs and bright colours!
Bio They say a picture is worth a thousand words... I always was one for short cuts, I have been pursuing my lazy art for many years now and am looking forward to the 365 challenge.
Name Kevin White
Bio A DFL now happily settled in to a Whitstable way of life.
Name David Winterburn
Name Pat Younger
Bio I took part in the 365 Faversham project in 2011 and enjoyed it very much. I live near Faversham and Whitstable is one of my favourite places to visit. I am a member of the Faversham & District Camera Club.