"Okavango Embers" by Harry Skeggs, Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta Paper
40 x 27
Harry Skeggs is a rapidly emerging young photographer, already being cited as the next generation of top wildlife photography. Even at a very early stage of his career, Harry has won, and been finalist for, a number of top flight international awards and has leaped to prominence in the National Geographic sphere, both as a leading photographer but also as a keynote speaker for the annual UK masterclasses.
Harry’s work is fuelled by his background in the literary and visual arts. Having received his master’s degree in History of Art from Magdalene College Cambridge, Harry is a particular expert in compositional and narrative techniques derived from the old masters. This eye for the arts was discerned by Sotheby’s, with Harry winning their literary prize to work for the celebrated auction house, which serves as a testament to his appreciation of the arts. Harry looks to blend this academic approach with a modern narrative and artistic medium to create imagery that truly qualifies as art.
This quick ascent to the top echelons of an enormously competitive industry has been widely perceived by sponsors, in particular Nikon who have recognised his potential from a young age, backing his career from his early twenties. With them, he has grown from a fledgling photographer to being one of their top influencers promoting their premium ranges and is on track to be the