Mark Harvey’s photography shows our feathered friends in a dazzling new light

The Telegraph

MARK HARVEY

Born: 1979 in Leicestershire, UK

Photographer Mark Harvey is renowned for his carefully crafted lighting and detailed animal studies particularly in the equine world.  His trademark style lends a dramatic, almost sculpture-like stillness to his subjects.

His In Flight series captures both quiet moments of reflection as well as the dynamism of the birds aerial acrobatics.  Shot on a medium format Hasselblad camera the collection features both common garden birds including magpiesblue titsstarlingsgoldfinchesgreat titscoal titslong-tailed tits, and green finches and magnificent raptors such as the Golden Eagle and the Barn Owl.

Harvey studied ecology at UEA before moving on to photography at Central St Martins, London. His work has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, London, has been profiled by National Geographic and has featured in numerous publications globally.  He has worked with some of the most prestigious riders and horses in the equestrian world.

He lives in Norfolk, England.

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