Documentary Photography student Laurie works with Callum Howells for Interview Magazine

Laurie Broughton had the opportunity to work with Interview Magazine and spend the day with Callum Howells, a South Wales native and breakout star of Channel 4’s 'It’s a Sin'.

Laurie, who studies BA (Hons) Documentary Photography said working with Callum was a dream!

“We walked around his hometown of Treorchy, visiting his old school, local pubs and the local chippy, sharing stories of his childhood.”

 

We asked Laurie about his time studying Documentary Photography at USW and what led him to this amazing opportunity.

“Since being accepted to study documentary photography at USW my confidence has grown and grown. If it hadn’t been for my wonderful lectures, pushing me to go out and improve every week, I wouldn’t be in this position or have had this opportunity.

How did this opportunity come about?

"My opportunity to shoot for Interview Magazine came from having an active social media presence. Putting out work I had been making as well as contacting other photographers to ask them what they thought of my work."

What inspires your photography work?

"I’ve always taken inspiration from artists and photographers that shape my work. Since being at USW and having access to the library and all the photographic equipment, such as medium format cameras and scanners, I think I have started to define my style as a photographer."

What’s your favourite thing about studying on the Documentary Photography course

Being on a course with so many inspiring colleagues and friends keeps me motivated, often I feel like we’re a family.”

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