Nick Ballon (previously featured) is an professional 40-year-old documentary and portrait photographer currently based in London, UK. Nick captures stunning minimalist and cinematic photography. His father, a Bolivian restauranteur and his mother an NHS chief executive from Petts Wood, may be an account for his keen eye for the incongruous. Ballon received his BA from Berkshire School of art and design in 2001, and has since been published in numerous magazines like Guardian Weekend, Intelligent Life and The Independent and awarded prizes such as Foto 8 and Creative Review Photography Annual.
Nick Ballon’s work has been exhibited internationally including at Rencontres d’Arles, Beijing Triennial, KK Outlet, Wellcome Trust, and NCM/Foyle Foundation. He has been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Photography Prize four times, and received an honourable mention for the Photographic Museum of Humanity grant.