Prints and Digital files

by Nick Hedges


 

All photographs on this website are the copyright of Nick Hedges. It is possible to purchase prints for individual use and exhibition, and digital files for reproduction in publications, or on broadcast media.

Please reference the gallery title and caption, and the use you want to make of the image, by emailing the photographer via the contact page. The photographer welcomes contact about his work and the history of the work. Thanks for your interest.

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tanzania 1974

by Nick Hedges


 

This a colour documentary study of Tanzania in the early years of Julius Nyerere's presidency. It explores healthcare, collective villages, and the difficulties facing its idealistic regime.

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the city that was

by Nick Hedges


 

This is an unique documentary study of English and Scottish cities before the forces of modernism swept aside the working class cultures of city life in the 70s and 80s. The photographs explore street life, the social intercourse present in terraced housing, the games and pastimes of men women and children, and the Victorian industrial legacies of these communities.

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in the shadows

by Nick Hedges


 

This book of photographs represents the most significant and effective images made by the author when he worked for Shelter, the National Campaign for the Homeless. It covers people living in poverty, and in appalling housing conditions, in most of Britain's cities; London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bradford, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.

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an antidote to enoch

by Nick Hedges


 

This is a photographic documentary record of every different religion in the city of Wolverhampton. It was made in collaboration with all the religious groups as an attempt to correct the racism of the city's MP Enoch Powell.

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the night bus and a country mile

by Nick Hedges


 

This book brings together early work as the author learnt how to become a documentary photographer. It explores the change from a rural to an urban focus, and records life in mid sixties England and with it a rising sense of the need for social justice.

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coal and steam

by Nick Hedges


 

This book is a photographic tribute to two groups of workers who underpinned Britain's industrial base, miners and steam railwaymen. The photographs were shot in South Wales, Yorkshire and the West Midlands between 1967 and 1975.

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"big men... blue glasses... steelworkers"

by Nick Hedges


 

This book explores the culture and the lives of men working at two large steel works in the West Midlands. In addition to the photographs which document the blast furnace workers, the steel furnace workers and the rolling mill operatives, there are interviews with the men who lived and worked in the industries.

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on the line

by Nick Hedges


 

This book is the result of a two year documentary study of the lives of working people in the West Midlands of Great Britain. It deals with factory workers, many of them women, working in factories manufacturing locks, door furniture, industrial pumps, and motorcycles. As well as extensive photographic coverage, the book contains interview material recorded at the time.

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new dawn old nightmares

by Nick Hedges


 

This book explores both the promises made, and then the betrayal of politicians, architects and planners as they sought to construct a new world for the citizens of this country in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. It uses both colour and black white photography in its documentation of New Towns, shopping centres, and high rise public housing.

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putting on a front

by Nick Hedges


 

This is a book of colour and black and white photographs which explore the way in which private individuals and public businesses present themselves to the world. It explores pretence, illusion, humour and humility through the facades that people construct for themselves.

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the man with the mirrors

by Nick Hedges


 

The majority of photographs in this book are records of a series of isolated incidents. They have been edited to suggest certain undercurrents in the author’s life and work. Isolation, relationships, freedom, race, and humour. The book is experimental in that it does not follow a specific documentary theme, nor are the photographs supported by textual contexts.

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seeing how

by Nick Hedges


 

A book which explores the aesthetic and philosophic controls that photographers use when working in the social realist mode. The book comprises of portfolio sections which are introduced by a discussion of style and content. The sections illustrate areas such as Time, Movement, Intimacy, Chance and Accident.

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the fish quay and the dairy

by Nick Hedges


 

This book is a documentary record of the fishing industry in North Shields in the late 1970s. The study was originally commissioned by the Side Gallery in Newcastle. It is combined with a documentary account of a dairy in the West Midlands.

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