Looking back and steaming ahead

Photographer Gary Nicholls’ latest mindboggling work draws its chief inspiration from steampunk, the science fiction genre that fuses futurism with olde worlde Victoriana

7th October, 2018
On a Mission: photographs by Gary Nicholls are subject to an intense photoshopping process, with the final shots printed on metal to enhance the effect of light and shade

‘My attitude is: if you’ve got something you want to do, then do it before it’s too late.”

Gary Nicholls chuckles. The British photographer is describing his gradual move into the arts from a more solid, business-oriented career. Nicholls, who also runs a sustainability company with his son, has reinvented himself over the past decade, plunging into the crafts of photography and fine art, the better to conjure up...

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