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Chris L Jones
Biography 3 Development

Biography 3 Development

I lived in a parallel universe after arriving in Australia. On one hand I was making way in the photo business, and on the other I had embarked on a much more personal journey. As is the case with many artists and creatives, living a kind of schizophrenic double life is a natural way of being, and for some maintaining their balance along this tight rope walk is a constant struggle. I was determined not to be one of them.  Having left England with some excess psychological baggage, it was natural to want to unpack some of the issues that were simmering just below the surface of my...

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Chris L Jones
Biography 2 Emigration

Biography 2 Emigration

Working as a freelance assistant opened my eyes to many different ways of approaching a subject. Every photographer has unique vision, equipment, lighting technique, creativity and personality.  It was also important to learn how building good relationships is very important in the photographic industry. If you lack the social skills that allow everyone to feel at ease around you, or are unfriendly, arrogant and aloof they are unlikely to book you second time round. I'm not a big drinker and don't go out of my way to court clients that way, but I have built some very good long term relationships...

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Chris L Jones
Adding Value

Adding Value

Art has a greater responsibility than ever before to move, inspire and to add value. After all, great movements in art have broadly mirrored significant shifts in consciousness like the Renaissance, the Enlightenment and the advent of postmodernism. More recently we have been facing some extreme global challenges that require those that are the catalysts for change to stand up and use all their creative power to facilitate the move to a more sustainable and integrated world.  As our ultra creative and fluid millennial younger generation gradually come of age we will start to see the gathering winds of change blow sustainability into every aspect of life. A potent...

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Chris L Jones
Biography 1 London

Biography 1 London

Sahaja is the showcase for my photography and other composite creations, but there is a very long history that leads up to it that I thought you may be interested to know. I decided to be a photographer in 1976 during the second year of a chemistry degree at Reading University near London. I was looking through a friend's "how to" photography book when I saw an image that changed the course of my life. It was a simple photograph of a breaking wave, but it moved me enough to realise that the medium was the perfect mixture of art and science through which I...

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