After graduating from Sheffield Hallam in 2016 with a PGCE in Primary Education, Scott has since gone on to carve out a career in education as a primary school teacher and was nominated as NQT (Newly Qualified Teacher) of The Year at the SSELP awards in 2016.
Scott has since found another passion in photography – after buying a secondhand camera with some inheritance money – after his mum passed away in 2016. Photography has always been something that has interested Scott, he just couldn’t explore it when he was younger due to the cost of equipment.
In October 2022, Scott officially launched SA Photography and hasn’t looked back since. He has photographed food for Chef Mark Aisthorpe who appeared on the Great British Menu, the Sheffield Steelers ice hockey team, and has worked with well-known clients through Hallam Freelancers including Westfield Health and Sheffield Hallam University.
Scott predominantly photographs weddings and live music events and has shot the likes of Madness, Bryan Adams, Kasabian, Tom Grennan, Pulp, Sam Fender and countless others. From his photography work, Scott has since written music reviews and interviews for the Yorkshire Post and Sheffield Star newspapers.
On the wedding front, Scott has photographed 26 weddings so far in 2023 all whilst still teaching part-time as a Specialist Special Needs Teacher for Derbyshire County Council. He has built a great rapport with local venues and has been included on many recommended suppliers lists for the venues themselves.
Wildlife and landscape photography are Scott’s real passions. In February 2023 Scott was named Wanderlust Magazine’s Travel Photographer of The Year from over 8000 entries. From this, he will get to work with the Singapore Tourism Board and has also been in talks with the Malawi Tourism Board, too.
Scott has had his photography work featured in the likes of The Times, The Telegraph, The Metro, New York Times, Derbyshire Life and Digital Camera Magazine.
Scott would love to combine both passions of teaching and photography by delivering photography workshops in both primary and secondary schools, targeting the most deprived areas of Sheffield and then expanding. Scott would like to inspire the next generation of children to pick up a camera instead of a console or iPad, and head outside and immerse themselves in nature whilst creating and capturing special memories in the process.