Podcast excerpt 6 – Kiran Ridley

Newton & Coe free to listen excerpt – Kiran Ridley is a photo-journalist. Here he talks to us about his work throughout Europe and Asia, concentrating on news, social political topics and the human experience.

Kiran is a photo-journalist working throughout Europe and Asia, concentrating on news, social political topics and the human experience. His recent work includes the Australian bush fires, the Hong Kong Pro Democracy protest. and the Greek/Turkish border refugee crisis.

This is a free to listen excerpt from the full 34 minute podcast with Kiran. If you like to listen to the full podcast then please become a member of Eye for the Light.

Kiran talks with Chris and David about his career as a photo-journalist which has taken him in to some volatile situations and has seen him pick up a number of awards in recent years.  

In 2019, Kiran’s portfolio of 10 images of the Hong Kong protests saw hime win TPOTY’s Travel Documentary category. Part of his prize was a place on Timothy Allen’s TAPSA scholarship and trip to the Xposure Festival of Photography in Sharjah where he, and a small group of photographers from around the world, received mentoring and the opportunity to meet with some of the world’s leading photographers.

Kiran Ridley in conversation with Newton & Coe

You can see more of Kiran’s photography and his books on his website kiran.eu

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches and is a competition judge.