Documenting the restoration of the Venetian Waterways, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Photographic art project by Debby Besford that looked at the renewal of this Yarmouth landmark that reopened in 2019. Debby used postcards collected by her late father of their childhood visits to the attraction taken within the setting of the newly refurbished waterways and bridges. Edition of 25
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Framed 40 x 40 cm
Giclée print, 300gsm archival fine art paper. Genuine Epsom light-resistant, pigment-based inks. Matt finish
More about Debby Besford
Debby Besford is a freelance documentary photographer, who has worked for over 25 years in the industry. She’s also a part-time university lecturer and has been teaching photography for a similar amount of time. She divides her time between commissioned work, part-time teaching and personal work.
Her work showcases a rich and diverse portfolio of images specialising in, Editorial, and Documentary photography. Debby has travelled to many countries to work on personal projects that all started from a deep desire to find out more about people and their lives and environment.
“The desire and drive to create new work is like being in a relationship with yourself and your camera and the world around you. You have to remain loyal and faithful, take some risks. It’s about engaging on a deeper level, total commitment, involving yourself, self motivation, discipline, organisation, travelling, winning the trust of other people, and being involved by a genuine desire and passion to creatively encapsulate and communicate to an audience”.
In 2020, Debby was selected for the Museum of Youth Culture, Collections series and online shop. Subjects included, Mods and Break-dancers, Elvis impersonators and Music festivals.
Debby’s clients include the Museum of Youth Culture, Conde Nast Traveller Magazine and The Wellcome Trust, The Guardian and Independent newspapers. She was also part of the team who shot the 209 Women project and her work has been exhibited and published in a book at The Palace of Westminster and Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool. Other recent exhibitions include the Festival Pil’Ours in France, the Retina World Photography Show, and Photomonth in London. Awards include, Finalist in the AOP Awards and LensCulture and Magnum Photography Awards, Honourable mention.