Ed shoots for both large corporations and private individuals. Notable examples include the BBC, Manchester City Council, the University of Manchester, Haymarket Publications, Incisive Publishing, SKV PR, Salford University, Manchester Literature Festival and Halsgrove Press.
Ed's work has been exhibited at - among other places - FORMAT International Photography Festival, The Northern Quarter Gallery, Sketch 360 Studios, Chapman Gallery (Salford), Chorlton Arts Festival, Clarion Gallery (London), The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Photographic Gallery, and 5A The Gallery, St. Helens.
Ed's work has appeared in magazines and journals including 'Ag', 'Aesthetica', and 'The British Journal of Photography', on the front page of 'The Times' and in the Independent on Sunday's 'New Review', as well as in books including 'Inside the Hive', 'Living Next Door' and 'Manchester Pride'.
A photographic souvenir of just a few of Ed's recent print exhibitions and book projects.
1)Freelance photographer, videographer and artist at Ed Swinden Photography.
Producer of Arts Council England art project - 'Beekeeper: to Serve the Queen', winner of inaugural British Journal of Photography 'Shoot the Street' international competition.
2)Assistant Producer at the British Broadcasting Corporation in Manchester.
Worked on The Mark Radcliffe Show, I Love the Sixties website, A Question of Pop, Top Teams website, Top of the Pops Awards webcast, Pure Soap, and Pure 24 interactive TV show.
3)Reporter at Manchester Evening News and Metro News.
Winner of the national British Telecom Weekly News Journalist of the Year award, 2000, among many awards. Editor of the New Technology section of the MEN and award-winning feature writer on Metro.