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Timothy M Foster (b. Wigan, 1972)

Tim started out wanting to be a sweet chef at the age of 16 until he picked up a camera and eventually went onto art school at Salford University to study a BA hons in visual arts & culture in which he majored in installation, photography and performance art.

After a few years in Manchester supporting an artists studio while working as a salesman then a postman and shooting in the evenings for Manchester evening news, Tim undertook an MA in Photojournalism at London college of communication LCC, and never looked back.

Tim works in London where he lives and oscillates between the worlds of commercial photography and art led projects. He has contributed to many print publications including: Guardian Weekend, Independent Saturday, Id magazine, Dazed and confused, Twin magazine, the Financial times, het Financieele Dagblad, Die Zeit, Das Magazin, Le Monde.

He has also made documentaries for BBC1, BBC2, BBC4, ITV, Channel 4, , has shown work at Sheffield Doc fest and ‘The Secret streets of England’ he shot for was BAFTA nominated.

Commercially Tim has worked for Florence and the Machine, Lyle & Scott, Rolls Royce, BASF, UNICEF, Google, Shell oil, V-ships.

Tims’ photography work has been published in Europe and North America, and he has put on several group and solo exhibitions. His next show is at TFW 19th Sept 2020.