References

Reference: Simon Riddell

 

To whom it may concern

 

Art of Management & Organization commissioned Simon Riddell to provide photographic coverage of our 9th international conference between the 1st-4th August 2018 in Brighton, UK. The brief Simon was provided with was broad and open. We wanted him to take risks, maximise the creative and artistic opportunities that the conference presents but also document the happenings throughout the conference in ways that would be marketable and demonstrative of our activities to future audiences.

 

Simon worked incredibly well. He is very independent and quickly built excellent relationships with delegates to put them at ease. The rooms and spaces inhabited by the conference were both challenging in terms of light and space but also real privileges to work in. Simon photographed high profile guests and performances in situ including Richard Durrant and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestera in the Sallis Benney Theatre, the Brighton Pavilion and the Grand Hotel.

  

Simon’s photographs were dynamic, poignant and surpassed our expectations. He incredibly committed, working 12 hours days to cover the conference programme, and is very personable. He also went above and beyond by sharing the images via social media to help maintain an on-line presence for the conference.  I am certain Simon would excel in the role.

 

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Dr Jenna Ward

Director Art of Management & Organization

Jenna.aomo@gmail.com

 

Tel: 07895 772795

Excellent photographer and all things regarding military history at the Inchindown tanks and Souter coast defence batteries.

Posted by Kinlay Francis on Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Simon at MentalCollodion, is one of my close friends. He had me sit and shoot some wet plates when things were normal...

Posted by Ragnar Mackay on Sunday, 10 January 2021

It was a wonderful experience at Simon's studio, as we worked together to achieve the images we intended. A very...

Posted by Lucinda Lewis on Wednesday, 2 December 2020
Simon Riddell wet plate collodion

I went in to the wet plate session with zero knowledge or appreciation of just how complicated the process is, start to...

Posted by Martin Hogg on Wednesday, 25 November 2020
wetplate portrait simon riddell

The thing about the whole process is that it brings out what you think into Simons art. The response I have had from the...

Posted by Keiron Scott on Wednesday, 9 December 2020
Wetplate Collodion Portrait

Simon at MentalCollodion, is one of my close friends. He had me sit and shoot some wet plates when things were normal...

Posted by Ragnar Mackay on Sunday, 10 January 2021

Recently I had the privilege and honour to sit in Simon’s studio as part of his amazing MentalCollodion project. I am...

Posted by Alan Nimmons on Sunday, 10 January 2021
Wetplate Collodion Portrait

Can’t recommend Simon enough. Such a friendly guy, with a great eye for capturing those special pictures. Thanks again 👍🏻

Posted by David Fraser on Saturday, 3 August 2019
Scottish Bag Pipers

If you are looking for a photographer to get the best out of your wedding photos then I recommend Simon. The natural...

Posted by Keith Niven on Friday, 14 December 2018

Simon was absolutely amazing, he was brillant from start to finish, incredibly helpful and professional. He was...

Posted by Annie Niven on Monday, 10 December 2018

Mrs. Whiteford – Lord Lieutenant, Representative to Her Majesty, The Queen for Ross and Cromarty:

I could not recommend Simon highly enough for any type of photography.  He immediately puts you at ease, is very professional and takes great attention to detail. I wish him every success.