Simon Bond is a professional freelance travel photographer who focuses on the Asian continent for his work, he has travelled extensively in this region and is dedicated to producing the best quality travel photographs. He is available for assignments and can produce interior, food and portfolio work to suit your needs and in addition to this he is always working on new projects that could later be used in travel magazines. If you wish to take a look at his portfolio click here. Simon Bond cut his teeth in the dark room when he was 15, from there he learnt how to use an SLR camera, and has subsequently moved on into the digital world as he now owns a Canon 5D MkII, take a look at Simon’s equipment here to get more details. I always enjoy hearing from people, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Simon Bond – Published work
Simon Bond has had his work featured in many publications globally, but perhaps his greatest success to date was having his refraction series of photos featured in the metro, and the daily telegraph. He has been busy since then though and has eclipsed that achievement by publishing his first book, which is entitled “simple scene, sensational shot”, in September 2012. As he has been traveling in Asia his work has been seen in Sawasdee, Silkwinds and Going places. In addition to this Simon Bond has featured in many Korea related newspapers and magazines including the Korean herald, 10 magazine, KoreAm and groove magazine. At the start of 2012 the Seoul metro project was finished, which was a collaborative effort by a team of photographers in Korea, this publication marked Simon Bonds first publication in a book. A look at some of his tearsheets can be seen here.
Simon Bond – Exhibitions
Simon Bond has had several exhibitions in recent years, both solo and group. The most successful exhibition to date has been the refraction series, with the title “what if it was all just a dream?”, and this has been featured 3 times in South Korea including Seoul. Simon Bond has also worked with collaborative projects both in Gwangju for the GIC, and in Seoul for the Seoul photo club. His work has also featured in the UK at Getty images London gallery, this was also a group exhibition to feature the best flickr photographer in the Getty images program.
Simon Bond – Stock photography
The images Simon Bond produces received recognition from Getty images when he was amongst the first to be invited to the new Getty images/flickr library. He now has a growing library of 500+ images, which are available for licensing here. In recent times Simon has also been involved with Getty images as a curator for their stock library as well.
Simon Bond – Assignments
Simon Bond has worked on numerous assignments over the years from Gumdo martial arts, vegetarian food projects, Korean bank advertisements and promotional material for Korean underground rock bands. Simon Bond has the range of skills needed to provide you with the images to promote your business, and gain more customers. Simon has also worked as a wedding photographer on numerous occasions, and if you’re a model he can work on improving or adding to your portfolio. If you have an assignment you wish Simon Bond to photograph then please get in touch.