ABOUT  LUKE  SALAMAN

Education

 

2009-2012 MA Multi Disciplinary print, UWE Bristol, Distinction

 

2010 Centre For Print Research (CFPR) at UWE, Bristol. Participant in the wallpaper research project - Investigating the creative potential of digital UV printing

 

1998- Adobe Photoshop training including Adobe Master classes

 

1992 PGCE Bristol

 

1986 BA Hons Photography in Fine Art, Exeter College of Art & Design, tutors included Roger Palmer and Raymond Moore

 

1985 Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Frankfurt, Germany, studied with Thomas Bayerle

 

1983 Foundation Art and Design diploma, Loughton, Essex

 

1975 Ongar comprehensive school, Essex - spent most of the sixth form in the darkroom

 

 

Photography & Design lecturing

 

1993-present City of Bath College, Foundation Art and Design

 

2006-2014 Foundation Degree digital design for Bath Spa University

 

1988 F-stop photography workshop Bath

 

 

Selected exhibitions and other creative directions

 

2014 ‘Second Impressions’, diverse approaches to printmaking.  A group exhibition by the Insight collective. New Brewery Arts Cirencester

 

2012 Involved in setting up Makers Shop & Gallery, Bristol, permanent display of ceramics

 

2011 Work selected for the RWA 'Open Photography 2 Exhibition' Bristol

 

2010 Miniprint Exhibition, Foyles bookshop galery space, Bristol

 

2006 ‘The Engine Room’. photography exhibition. SS Great Britain, Bristol

 

2005-2006 ‘Reclamation’ photography exhibition, SS Great Britain, Bristol, culmination of 4 year digital documentary project

 

2000 Commissioned to produce promotional photography for the Bureau de tourisme, departement de L'Aveyron

 

1999 ‘Convent to Museum’. St Parthem, France. Permanent photographic installation on silk

 

1993-2002 Theatre Design for touring theatre productions, in partnership with Sarah Salaman, featuring use of large scale photography

 

1989-1993 Self Employed as a designer-maker

 

1988 ‘Pictures and Words’, F Stop gallery, Bath. Photography exhibition curator and participant

 

1982 European Arts youth bursary, produced a book of rural landscapes of south-west France

Practica LLC

Soft lens

Olympus OM1n

first camera I bought

lightweight and sharp

Yashica 124G

a bit temperamental

Canon F1 Original

a brick (heavy)

Olympus OM2sp

good spot metering

but unreliable

Olympus XA

still works

Pentax MX

nice but never got good images out of it

Pentax Super A

Rubbish Build

Broke

Canon Eos30e

interesting eye controled focus

poor build quality

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Lomo / Lubitel

soft focus and nice big negs

 

Sony F707

5mp, very good lens, 4 layer CCD

The first proper digital camera I used

made most of SS Great Britain pictures with it

Canon 20D

Bought in B&H in New York

Canon 5D

Canon Eos M

less heavy than a 5D

Rolleiflex twin lens

Beautiful build but lens corroded

makes a nice ornament

Canon 5D Mk2

you are a genuine camera geek if you have reached here