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Mark is available for commercial, advertising and editorial assignments.   me

He specializes in architecture, landscape, show home and location portraiture.

MARK DAVIS

“Prior to taking up photography, it was almost as though I had been wearing blinkers all my life, because as I explored my creativity through photography I began to see everything in such astounding detail. Now everywhere I go I am inspired by my new world, and by the life and energy that animate it.” – Mark Davis

Born and bred in Bradford, Mark Davis is committed to delivering the perfect photographic image.

A fearless, versatile, and passionate photographer, Mark is equally at home whether at great height or at ground level, and is always seeking to capture and preserve that fleeting moment in time.

Mark believes that the right photograph, born of inspiration, creativity, and artistry, can translate thoughts and mood into a permanent image that is beyond the need of any additional description. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words… And a superb photograph is worth many thousands. This is a credo Mark believes in and always adheres to.

As a keen social historian focusing on the West Riding in particular, Mark has photographed Bradford from the core out for several years, recording the ongoing evolution of this great northern city.

Mark has worked for the National Media Museum, ‘Northern Life’ magazine, Ben Bailey Homes, BMW Automobiles, The BBC, Bedlam, The Imperial War Museum, Eddisons (Leeds), and Cedar Court Hotels. His work has also been exhibited in Menston under the banner “Reflecting On High Royds – A Haunting Portrait of the Former Psychiatric Hospital”.

He is also closely involved with High Royds Memorial Garden as a campaigner dedicated to giving a voice to those that were sadly without voices in life.

Mark makes his home in Haworth amidst the rugged landscape that inspired the Brontës and which continues to inspire him to deliver world-class photographs.

Biography care of Tony Earnshaw, Senior Film Programmer at the National Media Museum.

Please contact Mark directly..

Please email me at, mark.mdavis@gmail.com

Mobile Number  07833 110110

 

16 Comments

  1. Peter G Haxby December 17, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

    Hello, I wonder if you can help. I am looking for a photograph of the Bradford Pals from 1914 and I have found one on your site. Is it possible to purchase a copy to make into a momento for my own use.

    Look forward to hearing from you.

    Peter Haxby
    01274 618329
    07919348824

  2. Stephen McGarry December 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm #

    Hi – does Whittingham Hospital (Asylum) in Whitingham, Lancashire, feature in the latest book, Asylum?

    Thank you

  3. brams January 15, 2015 at 6:54 pm #

    please check your emails i’ve sent you an email .

  4. Terry Cavender June 28, 2015 at 6:45 pm #

    Dear Mr Davis, I’ve sent you an e-mail but I don’t know if it’s gone (I’m not very technical). In it I asked about being able to use a copy of one of your Dalton Lane Mill photo’s. I worked briefly at the mill when I was a youth. I mention that fact in a book I’m writing. I’m not as professional writer and in essence I’m really writing the book for my daughter as a form of ‘historical record,’ although I will try and get a publisher if the finished product borders on readable. If so, would you allow me to use a copy of your photo in the book? I would give all the necessary acknowledgements etc. The photo concerned is the one one the page where you have about twenty or so. It’s on the second line from the bottom and the second photo in – the mill yard, where there are two vehicles parked – a Land Rover and a red car.

    Kindest regards, Terry Cavender

  5. Chris Hardaker September 15, 2015 at 7:03 pm #

    Hi Mark,
    Can I first start by saying what wonderful photos you’ve captured of Bradford and the surrounding areas. Myself being a proud Bradfordian have seen the city in a different light through your photography. In the last 6 months I’ve bought myself a camera and started taking photos at every opportunity I get. In the last month I’ve been trying to get into more urban photography instead of taking loads of sunrise/sunset photos.
    I’ve browsed through your explore section and you have some amazing photos of abandoned hospitals, mills, cinemas etc. I want to try get better in urban photography and if possible could you give me some pointers, advice and maybe some locations to try out.
    If you get chance to take a look I’ve got a Facebook page under Chris Hardaker or CDHardaker photography. Hope to hear from you.
    Thanks
    Chris Hardaker

  6. chris bugg November 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm #

    hi mark,
    spoke to you in emmas cafe on sat , in Haworth bought a photo from you in a black frame we would also like the other Christmas snowy photo to go with it ,I have took a number off your website but am not sure if it is correct,the size is 12 inches by 8inches and it is the same photo as above the table on the right as you go into emmas café.
    cheers for chris.

    • admin January 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm #

      My number is 07833 110110 Chris

  7. C J Hollins Martin January 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm #

    Dear Mark,

    Do you have a book of photographs of the Bradford Graveyard I could buy?

    Best Cj

  8. Alan Thomas. September 20, 2016 at 12:59 pm #

    Mark,
    I would like to compliment you on your images of Pioneer House. AlanT.

  9. Neil Tomlinson February 28, 2017 at 3:04 pm #

    Hi Mark,

    Just a quick note of thanks for the work you have completed today.
    The photos are excellent.

    Regards

    Neil
    Owner of MHBH

    • admin February 28, 2017 at 4:16 pm #

      A pleasure Neil..

  10. Areli V March 30, 2017 at 3:33 am #

    Hello Mark, I was wondering if you would be so kind as to allow my classmates and I to use your photographs of Top Withens in a class presentation? The presentation will be at a public school for about 20 high school students and our Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition course.

    Thanks for your time,
    Areli V.
    Florida, U.S.A.

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