Barefoot on the beach, February 1994
Janie Airey, 26, is a mature student in her second year of a degree in graphic design at the University of the West of England in Bristol. She took these photographs while on a European exchange in Barcelona. 'The pictures are about movement and freedom. When you're a student, it's an ideal time to experiment. I've made photography the dominant part for my course - it takes up about about 70 per cent of my time. It's very good here because it is so flexible, but you have to be quite self-motivated. I definitely want to go on to be a photographer, but these are early days. I don't really have my own style yet.'
Pictures for Heike Selmer, 1993
Anastasia Voutyropolou, 30, took this series of pictures printed on hand-made textured paper for fashion designer Heike Selmer when they graduated from the Royal College of Art. 'I did them in a studio with huge windows. I always use daylight. We used a student because we wanted a normal person. There wasn't any styling - I photographed her just as she was.' Anastasia was born in Greece. Her first degree was in interior design; she came to London to do an MA in photography at the RCA.
The Farmer's Daughter
Tim Walker is fascinated by the English countryside - 'I love its sleepy, enchanted, fairytale quality.' These pictures were taken at a tumbledown farm on the border between Dorset and Devon. The model, a young Andie MacDowell look-alike, is Tim's flatmate. A lot of his pictures relate to his childhood, growing up in the countryside, and to the Ladybird books he had then. 'I like to take photographs that tell a story. This set was inspired by the Dorothy character from The Wizard of Oz - but with an English twist.' Tim is now in the final year of his Media Studies degree at the University of Plymouth, where he is specialising in fashion photography. When he graduates he wants to continue his training as a photographer's assistant.
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