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Photographer Talks: Samuel Kaye

I first came across the work on Samuel Kaye on Instagram (no surprises there). I was drawn to his work in particular because of the use of colour and how he combines interesting textures within his photos.

I caught up with him to learn more about his practice and the kind of photographers he is inspired by.

Where has been your favourite place to photograph? 

I can't say I have a particular favourite, I honestly believe any location has the potential to be an interesting image and it's the job of a photographer to realise that potential.

I think this is such an interesting point. This is what I truly admire about photographers who work on location. They have to work with their surroundings and get what they can from a place at a particular time. This is what I have learnt whilst going out with my friend Millie who is a first year on Photography.

What has been the biggest challenge you've had to face when out on location? 

I find the most challenging thing it to limit myself and focus on what I'm there to capture, as a photographer I feel the urge to take interesting photographs and yet often taking one image instead of one hundred is far more productive.

What artists inspire you?

Alma Haser, Vee Spears and Hendrik Kerstens spring to mind but there are so many more.

You can check out more of Sam's beautiful and emotive work at


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