Throughout my childhood I played in my family's photographic shop,
founded by my grandfather who had been a street photographer in the
1940's. Here I learned the basics of camera and studio equipment,
and the mysteries of the darkroom.
With the onset of teenage introspection, photography became a tool to
understand myself and the city and society that I found myself in.
Now I use photography to capture the beauty I find, and the wonder
I feel for the interplay of light, colour and form
in the natural and manmade world.
My photographic output falls into three main areas:
Jon Martin's photographic journey.