Simon Green has been a photographer in a professional capacity for over 20 years. He works with still and moving image, primarily within communities and social groups exploring themes including heritage, mental health, the military and sport. Simon uses his lived experience of these themes to tell stories that many people will relate to.

He has been teaching since the beginning of his career, running courses in the theoretical and practical aspects of photography and filmmaking most recently for Durham County Council’s Arts on Prescription program and at degree level for the NHS / Newcastle University.

Simon is interested in working on projects in almost any genre, both fictional and factual. He has a particular interest in anything that raises awareness of mental health issues.

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Selected Exhibitions & Achievements

Hexham Philosophical and Literary Society (2019) – Photography Exhibition

‘Watling Wood’
Conny Art Festival, Consett & Blackhill Park
commissioned by Land of Oak and Iron (2019) – Photography Exhibition

‘Watling Wood’
Watling Wood, Leadgate (2019) – Photography Exhibition

‘Quinoa’ (Short Film) Runner-up
RTS Awards (2019) – Screening

Miss Communication (Short Film)
Newlyn Film Festival (2017) – Screening

‘This Is Stanley’
Annfield Plain Community Centre (2016) – Photography Exhibition

‘This Is Stanley’
Quaking Houses Community Centre (2016 – Present) – Photography Exhibition

‘This Is Stanley’
Stanley Civic Hall (2016) – Photography Exhibition / Screening

‘Environmental Photographer of the Year’
Grizedale Forest, Ambleside (2016-2017) – Photography Exhibition

‘Environmental Photographer of the Year’
Royal Geographical Society, London (2016) – Photography Exhibition

‘Associate Qualification’
British Institute of Professional Photography (2008)

‘Landscape Photographer of The Year’
The Societies of Photographers (2006)

‘Army Photographic Competition Winners’
The National Army Museum, London (1999) – Photography Exhibition

‘Army Photographic Competition’
Winner Own Choice Category (1999)


’20 Days’ Self-published (2020)