Michael Wayne Plant
Michael Wayne Plant’s work explores issues relating to capitalism and economics within the social landscape, that we all inhabit with his social documentary photography.
New Zealand born, Michael Wayne Plant has lived and worked in Australia, Greece, America, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. As a photographer, he has worked across a number of genres (these have included advertising, fashion documentary, portraiture and architectural) , these have all influenced his development, interests and aesthetic style. He completed an MA in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Where he developed his interest in making work that visualises aspects of capitalism, economics and the social landscape, by using both social documentary and street photography approaches in making images.
Between 2008 and 2010, Michael completed a PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) from Canterbury Christchurch University, while setting up the accredited photography program at Adult Education College Bexley. In 2009, Michael became the Lead Photography Lecturer at Idea Store Learning in Tower Hamlets, responsible for approximately 70 courses a year, from short 5 week courses to year long diploma and certificate courses.
Michael is currently a sessional photography tutor at Morley College (South London) and at the Working Mens College (Camden).
Michael is a X-Rite Coloratti Pro photographer, and he was a Sony Imaging Advocate and then Sony Global Imaging Ambassador, with Sony supporting his work between 2009 and 2017. He has been supported by Epson (printing & scanners), OnOne (software), Blurb (self published books).
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