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Stuart Baynes Timeline

Time flies when your having fun!

1979 - 1985

The foundation Years

Studied Photography at the Somerset College of Art, Bournemouth College of Art and then Assistant to various London Photographers

1985-1989

Bottom rungs on the Ladder

Industrial and Comercial photographer working in association with several companies in Bath, UK

1989 - 1996

Climbing the Ladder

Opened own studio in Bath, UK.  Main clients in the Editorial market (Future Publishing), Local and National Tourism (Wookey Hole Caves, Fleet Air Arm, Sealife Centres) and Advertsing/Design Agencies 

Member of the Association of Photographers

1996 - 2010

Near the top

Moved to Johannesburg, South Africa.  Opened Food/Packaging/Advertising photography studio.  Client list included : TBWA, SMLB, Grey, Nestle SA, First Foods, Tiger Brands, Enterprise, McDonalds, Debonairs, Wimpy, Seemans, JWT, Heinz SA, Syndicate, Saatchi, Citigate etc.

2010-2019

Stepping off

Return to the UK and home to Somerset.  Stepped down from direct photography involvement and running business to work for Sony (UK) in camera retail sales.  Moved to Samsung (UK) to manage the SW region for TV & Audio products including product and sales training of store staff.

Awarded Level 3 City & Guilds in Education and Training 

2019-present

New ladder, not so long!

Increased involvment with Training for "Focus on Photography" group. Local commercial and social photography including planning photography for events such as the Priddy Folk Festival.  Workshops and lessons planned for 2020. Re-kindled working relationship with Wookey Hole Caves.

Member of the Royal Photograhic Society

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