Bangladesh Travel Diary: What its Like to Live in Bangladesh 

I am currently based in Bangladesh working as a community worker. I am also having fun documenting the adventures. Follow my blog to keep updated with the ups and downs of living in such a beautiful yet challenging country.  I left the UK almost 3 weeks ago and I feel like I have now got…

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Riding Rickshaws and Buying Clothes 

I am currently based in Bangladesh working as a community worker and documenting my adventures. Follow my blog to keep updated with the ups and downs of living in such a beautiful yet challenging country. I am currently getting settled into the village which I will be calling home for the next 3 months. I…

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Heading North 

I am currently based in Bangladesh working as a community worker and documenting the adventures. Follow my blog to keep updated with the ups and downs of living in such a beautiful yet challenging country.                         Heading North  A lot has changed in the last…

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Adapting To Life in Bangladesh 

Adapting to life in Bangladesh  I have spent the last few days here in the capital Dhaka learning about living in the harsh conditions and getting to know the team I’ll be working with. We will be heading north next week to start working with communities to improve their quality of life through workshops and…

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Visa Trouble!!

With my visa due over a week ago I was informed the night before I was heading here to Bangladesh that it hadn’t been processed. I then found myself in limbo as I was told I wouldn’t know till 3pm the next day (only two hours before I was due at the airport!) if it…

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Taking Off

Bangladesh Travel Diary: Taking Off As you read this (delay permitting) I should be in the air flying to Bangladesh! I will be living in there for 3 months and using this blog to document my adventures and the people I meet. I will be staying in the capital Dhaka for a week before heading…

Photographing East London Markets

One of the best things about working an evening shift on a sunday, is that on the way to work I can wind through the streets of East London filled with locals grabbing a bargain at the brilliant markets. On sunday I visited two of my favourites; Brick Lane & Columbia Road Flower Market. The…

Before I Leave London..

Before I Leave London I am going to spend all my time photographing the people and sights which make up this crazy city. As this time next week I will be packing up my room here in Shoreditch in preparation for moving to Bangladesh. I can’t wait for my adventures in Bangladesh but until then…

Taking inspiration from Dougie Wallace’s ‘Harrodsburg’

Dougie Wallace is one of the most famous British street photographers. Although more controversial than the likes of someone like Martin Parr his images are raw and capture Britain in an unapologetic manner. Inspired by his latest body of work ‘Harrodsburg’ which takes a look at the surreal subculture and world surrounding Harrods. I headed…

The Barbican in 35mm

The Barbican is one of my all time favourite places. Often devoid of tourists it houses a cinema, brilliant exhibition space and a conservatory- open only on sundays and free to all. The architecture is the main stand out point- brutalism.  Here are shots I captured during our time exploring the Barbican.   As always…

Walking the Thames

The Thames is one of the most famous rivers in the world at cuts through the centre of London. On a recent day off I decided to walk from St.Paul’s Cathedral, north of the river, along and over to the Tate modern and the London eye taking snaps along the way. Instagram @madisonbeachphotos

Shooting portraits on film

After visiting the brilliant BP Portrait Prize at the national portrait gallery (go see it- it’s free!) I was inspired to shoot more street portraits. Here are the images I have shot of my friends and the people of London. As always you can find me on Instagram @madisonbeachphotos and over on my website.