Ryan is an award winning documentary Photographer who's perspective is developing through various social, political and humanitarian projects. One such example, he ventured into the depths of the migrant crisis in Calais, France in 2016. Ryan documented behind the scenes as the only photojournalist to gain access in to the undisclosed locations in 2016. But more recently he is influenced and by the people around him, the culture he interacts with in the places he lives. Ryan uses his camera to respond to reality, to people, places and Events, and there is certainly a lot more than what meets the eye in his work, Ryan writes extensively about his photographs and with this context he highlights the foundational layers which are woven into his perspective. After graduating from the university of Gloucestershire with a BA in Photojournalism and Documentary photography, he has discovered and is exploring the individuals and environments that create the Hip Hop subculture in the South West of the UK.
After being published by independent magazines, websites and blogs and being featured on radio shows such as BBC, GFM and holding a talk at the Museum of Gloucester inside of the Royal Photographic Societies 162nd touring exhibition, Ryan is now focusing on creating towards professional photo books from his photographs and projects and is aiming to have them published and placed in galleries, local archives and businesses. Ryan Currently works in The Darkroom UK LTD where he is a photographic lab technician, in charge of E6, black and white film development and analogue silver gelatin printing but also digital large format photographic & giclee printing. Working in an independent printers Ryan is always surrounded by professional equipment and works towards a very high standard across all scenarios the job presents him.