Crossing Paths

Scottish photographer Niall McDiarmid was recently awarded a prize for portraiture in the International Photography Awards for his current Crossing Paths portraiture project,  an ongoing project which stands as a social document of the looks and styles of people on the streets of the UK at present. Niall kindly agreed to answer a few emailed questions from Document Scotland about the background to his Crossing Paths portraiture project, and to share with us some of the images from the series.

 

Queens Road, Hastings. from Niall McDiarmid’s Crossing Paths series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Argyle Street, Glasgow. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

West George Street, Glasgow. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Allardice Street, Montrose. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Marine Road East, Morecambe. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

West George Street, Glasgow. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Netherkirkgate, Aberdeen. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

High Street, Exeter. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Tavern Street, Ipswich. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Chapel Street, Woking. From Niall McDiarmid’s ‘Crossing Paths’ series. ©Niall McDiarmid 2012, all rights reserved.

 

Many thanks to Niall for sharing the work.

To see more of Niall’s work-  Niall McDiarmid’s photography website, Crossing Paths website, Crossing Paths Facebook page, and Niall McDiarmid on Twitter.

 

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