Dr Mark Hall
Dr Mark Hall has been an award winning commercial advertising photographer for over thirty years after graduating from Blackpool College in the mid 1980’s. In that time, he has travelled extensively and been commissioned by many top advertising agencies, design groups and editorial clients across the world. He began teaching in 2000 after completing and MA at the London College of Printing and in 2018 successfully finished a PhD on the use and control of light in photography. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby, a Fellow of The Royal Society of the Arts and a Fellow of the BIPP. His work as a photographer has featured in The AOP and D&AD awards and he was voted AOP lecturer of the year for portrait work shot in Africa. His research interests include the technical language of photography, the implied structures of power inherent in technical manuals and the critical theory of commercial photographic practices.
PhD The Light Ages: An investigation into the relationship between photography and the hegemony of light.
MA Photography London College of Printing (UCA)
HND and Professional Qualifying Exam (PQE) Blackpool and Fylde College
Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA)
Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography (FBIPP)
Qualified associate of the Higher Education Academy
Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)