GUP Author



Spencer Murphy

Artist Website

In photography, we often debate the exact meaning of being a ‘professional’. The fact that every dictionary and encyclopedia defines the word in a different way doesn’t help the matter. Never the less a ‘profession’ can be understood to be ‘a vocation founded upon specialised educational training, the purpose of which is to supply objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definitive compensation.’

Spencer Murphy (b. 1978, UK) divides his time between creating personal artwork and taking on photographic commissions. In this portfolio, we present a mix of portraits that represents the wide range of ‘professionals’ that he has recently captured for various media

Pro was featured in GUP #41 – the Professions issue.