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Olivia Shepherd's Photography

Amateur Photographer based in Shrewsbury

I Love Shrewsbury Project

Recently I have been involved with a local project called the ‘I Love Shrewsbury Project’. The brief was to focus on someone who made a valuable contribution to the community. I really enjoyed doing this little project as I explored […]

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More Portraiture

I am currently doing a project for college called The Everyday and the Extraordinary and I decided to explore portraiture more. However, I didn’t want to just do some head shots, so I tried to play around with different colour […]

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Exploring Panshanger Park

Panshanger park is owned by the company Tarmac, who are renovating the park back to health as it has been neglected for years by quarrying it’s resources. The Wildlife Trust website has more information on the history of the park […]

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Exploring Folkestone

Folkestone is a small seaside town in the south-east of England and is best known for the Euro-tunnel and the Zeebrugge disaster. However, I know it as a fond childhood memory, travelling from Shrewsbury to visit family and friends as it […]

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Exploring Hereford

I went to Hereford to view the Weeping Window Poppies that were presented at the Hereford Cathedral. Both the Poppies and the Cathedral were stunning. Some history on the Poppies; Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen […]

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Darkroom

These series of images are my final pieces for my Abandoned Buildings project. I used the darkroom process to distort the images and to make them seem even more creepy than the digital versions. There are a mixture of different […]

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Hare & Hound Pub

Disclaimer: Please note when I explore these places I am very careful, and I make sure that I do not damage any property or myself. Please respect these places as they can be dangerous and so that others can enjoy […]

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Red Dress Manor

Disclaimer: Please note when I explore these places I am very careful, and I make sure that I do not damage any property or myself. Please respect these places as they can be dangerous and so that others can enjoy […]

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Denbigh Mental Asylum

Disclaimer: Please note when I explore these places I am very careful, and I make sure that I do not damage any property or myself. Please respect these places as they can be dangerous and so that others can enjoy […]

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Snow Day

Here in England we had a week of fun in the snow which is quite rare, and I managed to do a night photo shoot during this brief miracle. 

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Matriarch House

Disclaimer: Please note when I explore these places I am very careful, and I make sure that I do not damage any property or myself. Please respect these places as they can be dangerous and so that others can enjoy […]

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Portraiture

This was a small project on experimenting with studio portraiture. In which I look inspiration from Irving Penn, who has photographed people of the likes of Johnny Depp, Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman and many more. Model Credit: Heather Mager, […]

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Talgarth Mental Asylum

Another great addition to my abandoned building project. Talgarth Asylum was built in 1903 to house 352 patients, But despite the asylum’s passage into the era of modern medicine by the latter decades of the 20th century, new health legislation led to […]

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Chaos Manor

Chaos Manor was a great find for my Abandoned buildings project. The original owner went bankrupt five times and so the house was repossessed, the manor has been hosts for illegal raves and curious photographers. However, to prevent this further […]

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Journeys

Series of photographs of people using public buses with a twist.

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