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Multi-image Landscape 360 Sevenoaks in the Style of Pep Ventosa

Multi-image Landscape 360 Sevenoaks in the Style of Pep Ventosa

Welcome to the Paul Burgess Photography website. I'm a photography teacher and fine art photographer based in Chevening, in the beautiful Darent Valley, near Sevenoaks in Kent UK. I've been a passionate photographer from an early age (a very long time ago!). Alongside my commercial photography work, I spend much of my time teaching photographers of all levels and abilities how to take better photographs.

I work mainly in digital currently, although I spent many years working with film, from 35mm to 10x8 formats.

Sevenoaks Behind the Counter Project

Shops and traders are the beating heart of any town, but how often do we think of the people who make this happen on a daily basis?

The Sevenoaks Behind the Counter project explores the 100+ traders and shops that trade in the centre of the town. Previous projects have recorded the outsides of some of these businesses. In the Behind the Counter project, I'm exploring what goes on behind the shopfronts and market stalls .

I will be photographing shops and traders during May 2024. Some of the images will exhibited at the Anchor, in London Road from Saturday 22nd June as part of the Sevenoaks Summer Festival. 

I'm also planning a limited edition book of the project that will include images of all the shops and traders who participate in the project. 

If you want further details or would like to participate, drop me an email on


Nick behind the counter at COOK in Sevenoaks. One of the images taken in 2023 that inspired the project.

"photography provides a new way of seeing the world around us"

Photography empowers us to perceive our surroundings in a completely novel way. Through the lens, we observe elements of our environment that our naked eyes often ignore. This unique perception not only enriches our understanding of the world but also encourages us to appreciate the underlying beauty of our everyday lives.

As you navigate this website, you'll explore the intersection of my passion for teaching and my belief in photography as a transformative tool for viewing the world. It is my greatest joy to guide photographers on this transformative journey, opening their eyes to a new way of seeing and capturing the world in all its glory.

Through my courses and workshops, I strive to instil in my students not only the technical aspects of photography but also this profound understanding of photography as a new lens through which to perceive and appreciate our world.

So, whether you're picking up a camera for the first time or are a seasoned pro, let's journey together to capture the world anew, one frame at a time. Welcome to this journey of illumination, observation, and creation. Let's start seeing the world through a new lens today.

Rye Harbour Towards Dungeness - Mist & Drizzle - Paul Burgess

Rye Harbour Towards Dungeness - Mist & Drizzle

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