Photographer ARTHUR FOSTER comes from a background of newspaper, magazine, advertising and public relations image making.
For over 30 years he has had a comprehensive and award winning career in these fields.
He has worked for most of the National Daily and Sunday newspapers, week-end supplements and colour magazines in the UK including Radio Times, You magazine, Sunday Times, Observer, Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Express magazines.
His work has also been published in Europe by Oggi, Paris Match, Stern and Familia Christiana - the biggest circulation magazine world wide. Time and Life have used his pictures in the U.S.
Images by ARTHUR FOSTER have also been used to promote Scotch Whisky, Cognac, Lochinvar Fish Products, the South of Scotland Electricity Board, Scottish Knitwear, Holiday Inns and by numerous travel companies and airlines.
He has images held in several National and International archives and has contributed to picture agancies such as The Press Association, Associated Press of America and Agence France Press. He has also helped judge the annual UK Press Pictures of the Year Awards several times.
ARTHUR FOSTER has photographed many well known actors, musicians and sports personalities and received acknowledgement for these images from the sitters and in various international Competitions including the World Press Photo at the Hague in Holland.
He has had many exhibitions of his work, most recently at The Galleria Municipale, Urbania PU, in the Marche Region of Italy. This is an ongoing archival project which he has been working on since 2006.
ARTHUR FOSTER has a Masters Degree in Photography, is a member of the Royal Photographic Society and tutors MA and BA students on an Ad Hoc basis.
He is also qualified to teach in The Life Long Learner Sector and to KS1 and 2 pupils.
While shooting digital images ARTHUR FOSTER uses Nikon Cameras and a full range of lenses from 10 mm to 500 mm. He has just recently purchased a set of Elinchrom Quad Ranger, battery powered, electronic flash equipment, which he is busily testing on exterior subjects like angling and outdoor portraits.
Arthur Foster Photography : Moulton Business Park, Northampton NN6 3AQ : Tel. 01858 525 128