Polly is a professional photographer with a passion for making and teaching street photography. As a result she founded the Department of Street Photography and created ‘The Street Photography Playbook’.
Her work has been awarded and exhibited internationally at a number of street photography festivals, and been published in magazines such as Eyeshot and Nat Geo Traveller UK. Polly has also given talks about street photography at the Nat Geo Traveller Masterclasses in London, she is a Fujifilm Ambassador, one of a 100 women featured in the first ever ‘Women Street Photographers’ book (curated by Gulnara Samoilova, published 2021), a contributor to ‘The Travel Photographer’s Way’ (a Bradt travel guide by Nori Jemil, published 2021), and was a Finalist in the Series Category at London Street Photography Festival (LSPF) 2021.
Street photography for Polly is all about ideas: ideas around problem solving, ideas for triggering observation, and ideas about composition. Her lecture will discuss the importance of ideas in street photography.