Andrew Lever, Bournemouth Member Since November 2009 Artist Statement Award winning Travel and Reportage photographer Andrew Lever was born in Portsmouth England in 1964. After working in the Fashion/Advertising industry for 15 years he developed a passion for photography. He attended Bournemouth Arts Institute for 2 years where he spent most of his time in the darkroom learning how to print in the traditional way. It was during this time that his love of photography was cemented. Andrew is equally at home working with Colour or Black and White images. He uses natural light predominantely and loves to work outdoors. Travel and Documentary Photography feature heavily in his Portfolio of work as does Sport.
Andrew has a huge appetite for creating fresh and exciting pictures as well as having a genuine interest in the subjects that he photographs. It is for this reason that he continues to travel widely and discover new images that inspire him and others.
He undertakes commissions, sells fine art prints and works with a number of stock agencies worldwide.
Limited Edition Fine Art Prints are available on request.
Awards / Exhibitions
2012. New Zealand Geographic Photographer Of The Year Finalist New Zealand
2012. Winner D-Photo Magazine Photographer Of The Year Landscape category
2011. Nominee in The Black And White Spider Awards.
2011. Photozoom Magazine Front Cover And Interview http://emag.marinmediagroup.com/doc/marinmediagroup/photozoom-3rd-issue/2011050501/#0
2010. Category Winner Award Digital Camera Photographer Of The Year.
2010. Commended Award Digital Camera Photographer Of The Year.
2009. Runner Up Professional Photographer Of The Year `Contemporary Art Category`
2009. Joint Exhibition at `The Music Room` Gallery Mayfair, London. (Runner Up Great British Summer Photo Competition)
2008. Self published Book `A Wide World` Available at www.blurb.com http://www.blurb.com/books/431658
2008. Bronze And Merit Award B and W Magazine USA.
2007. Winner of Digital Photo Magazine Photographer Of The Year.
2006. Runner Up Black And White Photographer Of The Year, Black And White Magazine UK