Accolades and Features
Darren was recently interviewed by an online photography magazine Dpture on a number of questions such as How did you get started?...How do you improve and develop?.....Who has influenced your work and how I (we) stay inspired and motivated? See the full article here
Category winner at the Made in Stockport Awards
Darren Smith Photography was a category winner at the 2022 Made in Stockport awards, winning the "Capturing Stockport" category. This event was to highlight the amazing work done by small local businesses in Stockport
Outdoor Photography Magazine
This website and the images associated with Darren Smith Photography were profiled in this popular international magazine.
Sports Journalism: A Practical Guide
by Phil Andrews:
Photographs by Darren Smith Photography were used for the cover images based on the Olympic Games for which Darren was commissioned (ISBN: 1412902711, published by Sage Publications).
Guide to Great Photography
by Peter Bargh:
Images by Darren Smith Photography featured in the book based on the popular website (ISBN-10: 09551760, published by Magezine).
Exhibition at The Manchester Museum
Darren Smith Photography held a successful week of exhibitions and lectures at The Manchester Museum, sponsored by SEEM. The Kanaris Theatre was used to hold the exhibition and Darren held several packed lectures discussing the journey of Darren Smith Photography, the state of photography, technique, editing as well as hosting a Q+A session to the museums visitors.
Feature article on my experiences as a freelance photographer. Discussing the carer path that a creative person could take in photography, cinematography, and graphic design. Interviewed by a group of young reporters from East Manchester.
Photo-Awards award winner
Winner of the 2005 Photographic Content Award at the Photo Awards group. This website was nominated for this award in which it was a category winner.
PhotoGalaxy award winner
Winner of the 2007 Highly Commended Award at the Photo Galaxy group. This website was nominated for this award in which it was a category winner.