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Gallery for Sean Kelly

"Whenever I have moved house a new darkroom was always required up until now that is when I have gone totally digital. I started off using Pentaxs but changed to Nikons. I studied Photography at college as part of a Graphics BA and have always had a camera in my hand from then.To be really good at some aspect of Photography one has to devote time, thought and effort to that skill, and never stop looking at what others are doing in that discipline. I always see other work that I admire and wish I had their vision. The first photographer I remember was a spread by Don McCullin in the Sunday Times during the Vietnam War in about '67/8. He achieved real impact with just B&W images. The other early influence was John Cleare's 'Rockclimbers in Action in Snowdonia' also in B&W. I recall seeing some ariel photographs by Bradford Washburn taken on a large-format camera of the Matterhorn which displayed incredible detail of the mountain. Sam Haskins made an impact because he over exposed film and you first realised you could break the rules. At present I admire the work of Colin Prior for his Panoramic Landscapes on large format cameras & 'Cubby' & Greg Epperson for their action pictures. Recent success at the 'Landscape Photographer of the Year' Awards, and shortlisted at the KMFF. Also work published in the Sunday Times 'Spectrum'."

Chosen as the Featured Gallery on 11-Mar-10.
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263 photos in this photo gallery (showing 1-24): average rating 4.5 votes 7,490

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The best multi-pitch in the South West?
© Sean Kelly
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Hard Rock: The cowboy pitch!
© Sean Kelly, Jun 1973
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Waiting for summer!
© Sean Kelly, Mar 2012
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Look well to each step...
© Sean Kelly, Jan 2020
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Tryfan dawn
© Sean Kelly, Jan 2010
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Maximum effort, minimum progress!
© Sean Kelly, Jun 2018
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Family group portrait!
© Sean Kelly, May 2019
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Padarn dawn
© Sean Kelly, Oct 2019
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Walkies in Cwm Idwal
© Sean Kelly, Oct 2019
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Ogwen Falls after the deluge...
© Sean Kelly, Jun 2019
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A wild day at the crag!
© Sean Kelly
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Watch the birdie!
© Sean Kelly, Feb 2019
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Looking west when descending from the CMD Arete
© Sean Kelly
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Far from the madding crowd!
© Sean Kelly, Aug 2018
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Breathing nearer heaven...
© Sean Kelly
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Last route of the day
© Sean Kelly, Sep 2018
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Wallowing in deep snow near Helvellyn summit
© Sean Kelly, Jan 2018
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Topping out!
© Sean Kelly
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Spindrift heaven
© Sean Kelly
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Castell y Gwynt
© Sean Kelly, Feb 2016
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On the road to the Western Isles
© Sean Kelly, Jul 2017
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Moving through the first crux
© Sean Kelly, Aug 2017
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Beautiful end to a crap day...
© Sean Kelly, Sep 2016
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How it used to be...!
© Sean Kelly, Sep 1973