Heather shuker is a London-based, award winning photographer. Her work is about is about people and the place, and relationship between the two. Heather says “as a photographer of life, I am interested in moments when people let down their guard and show themselves as they truly are”. Her approach is that of an observer, exploring and revealing details, intimate moments and gestures to create images with beauty and realism. She was educated the University of Brighton and Central St Martins College of Art. She is one of the founding members of the MAP6 Collective and her work has been exhibited and published both in the UK and internationally.

Member of MAP6 Photography Collective 


Group Exhibitions

MK Calling, The Milton Keynes Project – MK Millennials, MAP6, April 26th – May 26th 2017 

Brighton Photo Fringe, Divided Lives, MAP6, Onca Gallery, Brighton, October 1-14 2016

Peckham24 with PhotoLondon, Divided Lives, MAP6, SafeHouse2, London, May 19-22 2016

Salon 15, Photofusion, London December 10-29 January 2016

Salon 14, Photofusion London, December 8 – 30 January 2015

Brighton Photo Fringe, The Moscow Project, MAP6, 4th Floor Collective at Vantage Point, October 5-31 2014

Deptford X, Girls Unscene, The Job Centre, September 27-October 5 2014

The Moscow Project, MAP6, The Tower Gallery, London,  March 6 – 10 2014

Work in Progress, Valencia November 17 – 10 December 2012

Photomonth Open, Rich Mix Gallery, 1 November – 2 December 2012

Déjà vu,  Photomonth, The Dentist, 8-11  November 2012

Co-ordinate, MAP6, Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton Media Centre, 19 October -2 November 2012

London Independent Photography Annual Show, Strand Gallery, London 16-28 October, 2012

Déjà vu, MA Final Show, University of Brighton, 14-21 September 2012

London Photography Festival, Orange Dot Gallery. 15 – 29 June 2012

Photomonth Open. Rich Mix Gallery, November 2011

MAP6, Brick Lane Gallery, London, October 2011

ASA Collective, London November 2010

Central St Martins Final Show, London June 2009

Magnum “A Taste for Life”. Liberty of London, June 2009

Solo Exhibitions

Brighton Photo Fringe. Taylor St Barista, Brighton, 4-11 October 2014

Photomonth. The Luxe, London, October 2010

Brighton Photo Fringe, Add the Colour Gallery, October 2010

Selected Publications

British Journal of Photography’s Portrait of Britain 2018. Hoxton Press

Calvert Journal : Outside in ; 25 foreign photographers shooting the post Soviet world

fLIP Magazine 21 London Independent Photography 

fLIP Magazine 24 London Independent Photography 

fLIP Magazine 27 London Independent Photography 

University of Brighton ‘Déjà vu’

Things & Ink Magazine ‘The Art Issue. 



MA Photography. University of Brighton, 2012

PG Photography, Central St Martins, 2009

BSc Business Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1995


Street Photography: Ethics, Rights and the Future.