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A London diary of photographs

Mar 2nd 2015 | 0 COMMENTS
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These photographs are a short diary of living in London for almost 20 years. As a street photographer I have always tried to treat everywhere as a democratic subject. London with its vast sprawl has a natural energy fed from this hive of villages belying the notion that it is just one city. It is many things. Old, overcrowded, European, multicultural, disrespectful, embracing. It’s alive and it doesn’t care about you but I have enjoyed walking its streets open to its life. I think any city on this scale is easy to hate but if you look and see you can find whatever you want. It’s an energy. You can never capture it. For every photograph I take I am acutely aware of the many moments around me, passing me by, the many lives and stories that churn and churn. Perhaps the joy of recording and choosing an image is the opportunity to look at it and imagine what might be going on, for that moment.

I was born in in Dublin but I feel like a Londoner these days, its my home. I moved there in 1997 and have been taking photographs here wherever I ...

The Gasman A short film

Aug 14th 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

I loved this script by Jonny & Sofie Ford as soon as I read it and was interested in the twists and turns and un-hingedness (is that a word?) of the main character. Rob Crouch and Jonathan Clarkson then took it to another level, it was a fun shoot involving a lot of biscuits! Without further ado and any plot spoilers here is The Gasman (and Jeremy!)

The Gasman - A short film from Conor Masterson on Vimeo.

Noir Portraits disposing of the bodies

Jul 15th 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
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You know that age old problem, what to do with photographs of murder, adultery, gangsters, patriarchs, matriarchs, cut throat razors, beautiful corpses strangled with a shower hose? Ok its just me then.

I grew up reading fantasy comics and drawing constantly. I distinctly remember my cousin frowning when I drew guns and explosions in my colouring books

About Conor

Conor is a photographer and film maker based in London. His images can be viewed on his website on the PHOTOGRAPHY and FILM links above. This blog is a good place to see all sorts of personal work and general projects in progress.

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