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Sammi Sparke

Photographer

I have been working for seven years as a portrait photographer after making the decision to return to university to ensure I knew enough about the photography industry to take my hobby of photography to a functioning business. I graduated from University, Blackpool and the Fylde photography school with a 1st class honours degree and moved to Sheffield where I set up my business.

Sammi Sparke Photography is split between family/wedding and corporate/business photography. My family work is inspired by nostalgia and the desire to capture beautiful, honest, relaxed photos of babies and children at home.

My first History of Art based degree has greatly inspired both the family and corporate photography side of things. More specifically my knowledge of semiotics and how audiences read and interpret images has lead me to work successfully with small businesses for the last two years. I employ my understanding of semiotics to create powerful corporate headshots for clients designed to help them stand out from their competitors.

Exposure wise I have been commended in the LPA awards, have had work exhibited in Blackpool, Manchester and London and was recently featured in Marie Claire Magazine.

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Object to Subject

BY SAMMI SPARKE
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

Portrait photographer Sammi Sparke talks us through a personal project that looks at the objectivity of the naked form and how the emotional state can highlight or detract from the subject.

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Our Relationship with Photography

BY SAMMI SPARKE
@ VOL 12 ON APR 25, 2019

"When I see photographs of myself as a child I want to go back and meet that child and find out what I was like."

Photographer Sammi Sparke walks us through some images from her family album and goes beyond nostalgia and instead digs deeper and explores the memories that define us as individuals and how that affects our future.

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PAST VOL 12

St Neots @ Art & Soul Cafe
Apr 25, 2019

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PAST VOL 10

St Neots @ St Neots Rowing Club
Nov 21, 2017

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PAST VOL 6

St Neots @ St Neots Rowing Club
Jun 28, 2016