Alex Buckingham’s life long photographic career in advertising started in London in the 70’s and has seen him shooting campaigns for just about every British booze and banking institution you can think of including, Smirnoff, Hennessey, Moet, Gordons, Guinness, Boddingtons, Holsten, Tetleys, Strongbow, Carlsberg, Kellogg, Silk Cut, Lloyds Bank, Midland Bank, Barclys Bank. Also the likes of Cadburys, The Times News Paper, Nokia, Liberty Store, Sainburys, Tesco and many more. After moving to Queensland, he began to explore locations and shoot lifestyle in addition to still life, which he always had a passion for. Buckingham has won many prestigious national and international photographic awards including Cannes, One Show, D&AD, Clio, Euro Best, Art Directors Club NY, Campaign Press, Creative Circle, AWARD and locally, BADC.
This exhibition showcases Buckingham’s private photographic works that have seen him exploring a variety of subjects. In Gallery I, the theme is BOTANICAL, bringing together several styles of photography within the one theme. Intimate Garden; a monotone treatment of an ordinary garden species on a large scale, Still Life; fruit arrangements inspired by Italian masters of still life with their characteristic manipulation of light and shade, a collection of Liquid Light prints, and furthermore Polaroid Transfers, precious one-off pieces of Fine Art photography.
In Gallery II, CUBA; the charm of yesteryear still alive today. In true representation of old times, this series is shot on film and is skilfully hand tinted to create unique pieces of art.
Alex Buckingham is represented by MAUD GALLERY, all sales of Alex Buckinghams private photographic works are facilitated through MAUD GALLERY.
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