Best known for his work found in countless issues of Vogue, Tim Walker is a British photographer who favors extravagant dramatization and romantic motifs. During the beginnings of his career, Walker focused mainly on portrait and documentary work for UK newspapers but at the age of 25, Walker shot his first fashion story for Vogue and has continued to work for the magazine ever since. His work can be seen in British, Italian, and American editions.
Walker’s talents have been recognized over the years. The Victoria and Albert Museum and The National Portrait Gallery in London, house works of Walker in their permanent collections. The ‘Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator’ was awarded to Walker in November 2008, on behalf of The British Fashion Council. In May 2009 Walker’s career as a fashion photographer was celebrated when he was awarded an Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography, located in New York City. And, in 2010, Walker’s W magazine ‘East Enders’ portfolio won him an Asme Award.
Also in 2010, Walker expanded his career and utilized his talents in a short film titled “The Lost Explorer,” which premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and continued on to win Best Short Film at the Chicago United Film Festival in 2011.
Tim Walker’s exquisite work has been considered “magical” because of it’s elegance, effortless beauty, and romanticism. Walker is a daydreamer and visionary and his pictures are imaginative.
By: Robyn Alt
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