Tom McGahan is an UK based photographer. Through his works, McGahan investigates notions of land, origin, memory, sense of place and perception. His images aim to engage the viewer by challenging them to contemplate and reflect on their own sense of reality.
McGahan’s images are created using natural light and with Medium and Large format film cameras. Staying present is always a part of the process of creating the his work which brings a more mindful and considered approach to the images.
McGahan's style is a mix of documentary and fine art photography.
Shortlisted 2020 British Journal of Photography, 1854 Media, Portrait of Humanity Awards
Winner, Feature Shoot Emerging Photographer 2019 for the series 'Landscape of Lament'
Winner 2017 Feature Shoot Landscape award, “ Slieve Coillte’ from the series ‘Echoes’
His ‘Take Refuge’ was nominated as on of the top rated entries in the 2016 Magnum Awards.
Aint Bad, Another Place Press, All About Photo, Art Pil, British Journal of Photography, Broad, Black River, C41, Don't Take Pictures, Features Shoot, Lens Culture, Of the Land and Us, Portrait of Humanity Vol 2, Private Photo Review, Peta Pixel, New Landscape Photography, Subjectively Objective.
Ambient Landscapes' at Black Eye Gallery, Sydney.
Feature Shoot Emerging Photographer of the Year. Aperture Gallery New York.
Cluster Photography Oxo Tower London
Geedon Gallery Autumn 2022 Show.
To commission Tom, please send an email from the link below.