Stewart Bywater


Tell us a bit about what you do! I've had several different careers in my time, including working as the room service night waiter in a very trendy hotel, selling chateaux in France, Features Writer for Dennis Publishing, advertising copywriter, TV producer and have finally settled on portrait and commercial photographer and director.

When did you first get into photography? When I was working in France, my father had given me a little 4-megapixel digital bridge camera, which I used to take out with me at weekends to the Jardin de Luxembourg and photograph the flowers. Eventually this led into shooting portraits with my friends. I soon started using my dad's old 35mm Minolta SLR and photography very quickly became an all- encompassing passion for me and to this day, it's pretty much all I think about!

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