Michael Wayne Plant Named One of Six Imaging Ambassadors
Sony UK has announced that New Zealand-born Michael Wayne Plant has been named one of six photographers to join its Imaging Ambassadors programme, which is run on Sony’s behalf by the World Photography Organisation (WPO).
According to Sony’s Imaging Ambassadors website, “UK Country Ambassador Michael Wayne Plant’s imagery explores the social landscape created by contemporary capitalism.”
“His imagery seeks to ask viewers why we are living the way we are at this moment in time. Through both street photography and social documentary, he engages with the social issues we experience daily.”
Michael Wayne Plant is currently lead photography lecturer at Idea Store Learning in Tower Hamlets, East London. He is the founder of the independent photography training organisation Photography Workshops London.
He completed an MA in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2008.
Original article by Jon Stapley, Amateur Photographer, January 12, 2015.
Photo by Michael Wayne Plant.