International Women’s Day Photo Project - Celebrating My Hero

March 06, 2021  •  1 Comment
True heros don't have to wear capes, run marathons or have superhuman strength. For International Women's Day this year, I wanted to celebrate the incredible women who inspire others, not just for their seemingly superhuman abilities, but for their inner strength and courage. I asked 7 people to nominate their heros and give authentic and personal...
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Portrait of Britain 2020 Winner

October 21, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Absolutely delighted to be one of the winners of Portrait of Britain 2020! My photo of Emma Kirk Odunubi was chosen, a photo from my Tough Women in Sport and Adventure portrait series, which I release for International Women's Day in 2020, which was exhibited in Canary Wharf. You can see all of the images here - https://www.nylasammons.com/toughwo...
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Walkers of The Horniman at Lockdown

May 26, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I’m walking through the Horniman Gardens with my boyfriend on our allocated daily walk during lockdown. A heady cocktail of emotions wash over me as I think about how much my life has changed over the past few weeks. Not being able to see friends or family, to travel freely throughout London and as the need for freelance portrait photographers melt...
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Tough Women in Sport and Adventure

May 24, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I created a portrait series of ten Tough Women in Sport and Adventure, telling the stories of strong women who have gone beyond the ordinary to push boundaries and break world records. I was motivated to begin the portrait series after photographing Kiko Matthews, who in 2018 broke the world record for being the fastest woman to row the Atlantic so...
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Kiko Matthews: World Record Breaker

May 24, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Kiko Matthews is one Badass of a woman and an absolute inspiration, she recently proved how you can overcome a life-threating illness and live life to the fullest which entails great challenges. Kiko survived a rare life-threating condition called Cushings disease, diagnosed in 2009, caused by a tumour on the pituitary gland. It was a long and har...
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