Darren O'Brien is a documentary photographer based on the South Coast of England. His work focuses on capturing the beauty and everyday moments of life, from the mundane to the extraordinary.
Darren is passionate about telling stories through his photography. He believes that every person and place has a story to tell, and he strives to capture these stories in a way that is both honest and authentic.
Darren's work has been featured in a number of publications, including The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Independent. He has also exhibited his work at a number of galleries and festivals.
Darren is the author of several books and zines and he graduated with a MA in Photography from Falmouth University in 2019.
Books
2021 - Down Middlewood Lane, ADM Publishing
2020 - Featured in PGZ2019 by Photograd
2019 - Sharrow Vale and the Antiques Quarter, The History Press
2019 - Where the River Changed Course, Acacia Press
2016 - Travelogue #1 - Spain, Acacia Press
2013 - Anywhere But Home, Brown Owl Press
Exhibitions
2021 - Room to Grow (Group), Bristol Photo Festival
2020 - Full House Exhibition (Group), Local Host Gallery, Online
2019 - Sharrow Vale and the Antiques Quarter (Solo), Abbeydale Picture House, Sheffield
2017 - Street Trees Exhibition (Group), Bank Street Arts, Sheffield.
2016 - Space Invaders exhibition (Group), Jubilee Library, Brighton.
2015 - Salt of the Earth Exhibition (Group), Bloomsbury Curzon, London.
2013 - Charity exhibition and Auction, The Holy Biscuit Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
2013 - Group Exhibition, The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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