Simon Greetham has over 20 years’ experience in the photography industry. Training as a staff news photographer in the UK in the mid-1990s, Simon gravitated towards magazine feature work as his career progressed. He turned freelance in 2001, at the same time expanding his portfolio to include commercial clients. In 2005, Simon developed his commercial work further by opening a studio and picture framing business near Oxford and went on to qualify as a Fine Art Trade Guild Commended Framer. In 2007, he realised a long-held ambition to move to Australia.
Limited Edition Art Prints
Simon Greetham has been exhibiting and selling his own work for more than 20 years. Demand for Simon’s work has been strong since he started selling his photographs in 1999, with many collectors and repeat buyers. His limited-edition fine art images have attracted both private and corporate buyers worldwide. Working predominantly in black & white, and focusing on light, form and texture, the photographs of Simon Greetham are, at their most basic level, about mood, and the emotion they evoke. His work is always an attempt to recognise the unusual and the beautiful in the everyday.
Simon's ability to strip images down to their essential shape and tone, brings a timeless quality to his photographs. He often photographs in the autumn and winter months, when the landscape is more structural and stripped of foliage and the light has a more metallic quality.
The spark that ignited Simon’s passion for photography, and informs his own black & white street photography, is the work of the legendary French documentary photographer, Eugène Atget. Chapeau!
Simon's inspired collection of photographs ranges from the bustle of the city to the isolation of the country and rugged power of the coast. Recent work explores the abstract form, where again he takes a closer look at everyday sights and picks out natural compositions, distilling the shapes and tones.
His minimalist approach to photography means you will rarely see him with a tripod; more likely a single camera and a standard lens. Shooting from the hip, using his natural ability to capture images or moments in time which might, to other eyes, appear unremarkable.
A word on quality.
“I love photography, in fact I love everything about it, from composing the image to matting and framing the final print. Throughout the process, quality must be forefront in the mind. I’m very lucky that as a qualified picture framer, I can control quality at every stage of the production. Buyer satisfaction is very important to me, and that is only achieved by attention detail in every step of the process”.
Please feel free to contact me to discuss any aspect of my work.