About Joe Low
I am a freelance photographer based in Southampton UK, undertaking architectural photography, public relations, special events, tourism and work within the arts. Although working as an all round freelance photographer, I specialize as an architectural photographer.
I graduated from Winchester School of Art with a BA in Fine Art, (first class honours). My art background informs my photography, where composition and timing are key to achieving successful images. In 1990 I was runner up in the Tectonic Architectural Photographer of the Year Award, two of the judges were architect Norman Foster and photographer Lord Patrick Litchfield, who was quoted of saying "I think Joe Low's got a very good eye".
I have established a substantial picture library of images taken in and around Southampton and Winchester which are available for purchase either for reproduction in brochures, magazines, leaflets or websites etc or as Giclee Prints for framing in the home or office.
Some of my clients have been:
The NHS, Associated British Ports, BBC, British Gas, Denplan, Specsavers, Hampshire County Council, Southampton City Council, Mowlem, Highways Agency, Hampshire Cultural Trust, Hammerson plc, Southampton City Art Gallery and Winchester Cathedral, together with many others.
Since graduating from art school, I have continued to draw, and on occasion have exhibited both my photography and drawings, (see below for the list).
2016 Southampton City Art Gallery Open Exh. (Winner of Drawing Prize)
2006 Southampton City Art Gallery Biennale (Overall Winner)
1991 60th Anniv. Building Centre Exh. ‘Then and Now’ (Third)
1990 Architectural Photographer of the Year (Runner Up)
List of exhibitions:
2022 (Joint) Southampton City Art Gallery Open Exhibition - 'What Does Culture Mean to You?'
2018 (Joint) The First Gallery, Southampton - ‘Back Street Group Exhibition’
2018 (Joint) St Bart’s Open Exhibition, Lymington
2018 (Joint) Southampton City Art Gallery Open Exhibition – ‘Four Seasons’
2018 (Joint) The Link Gallery, Univ. of Winchester – ‘International Women’s Day Exh.’
2017 (Solo) The First Gallery, Southampton – ‘Lo and Behold’
2016 (Joint) St Bart’s Open Exh.
2016 (Joint) Southampton City Art Gallery Open Exh. – ‘Sport & Recreation’
2015 (Solo) Winchester Cathedral – ‘Sleeping Rough’
2012 (Solo) Theatre Royal, Winchester – ‘Exposures’
2010 (Joint) The Link Gallery, Univ. of Winchester – ‘Re-Imagining Treasures of Hyde Abbey’
2009 (Joint) City Space Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre – Xmas Exh.
2009 (Joint) City Space Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre – ‘Festivals in Winchester’
2008 (Solo) The Link Gallery, Univ. of Southampton – ‘Containment’
2006 (Joint) The Link Gallery, Univ. of Winchester – ‘A Sculptural Landscape’
2006 (Joint) Southampton City Art Gallery Biennial – ‘Pattern’
2003 (Solo) Southampton City Art Gallery – ‘Solent Echoes’
2002 (Solo) Gutteridge’s Offices (Architects) – ‘Architectural Abstractions’
2001 (Joint) Tower Arts Centre, Winchester – ‘A Way of Life’
2000 (Joint) Harbour Lights Cinema, Southampton – ‘A Way of Life’
1987 (Solo) Havant Museum & Art Gallery – ‘Parmelian Impressions’
1978 (Joint) The Photographic Gallery, Southampton University - Landscape Exhibition
1978 (Joint) The Side Gallery, Newcastle – ‘New British Image’ Exhibition and Publication
To purchase prints, or reproduction rights of Joe's work please contact him directly