Candice Farmer

Summary

Candice Farmer
Born1970 (age 51–52)
Uckfield, England
Alma materPlymouth College of Art and Design
OccupationUnderwater and beauty photographer, environmentalist

Candice Farmer (born c. 1970)[1] is an underwater fashion and beauty photographer,[2] based in Uckfield, England.[3] She is known professionally by the mononym, Candice.

Photography

Farmer gained a National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in photography at Plymouth College of Art and Design.[when?] The course included a module on underwater photography which she has since specialised in. She also studied business studies.[where?]

Farmer had her first exhibition in 2001.[where?]

She was the recipient of a Shell LiveWIRE award, an enterprise scheme to help support young entrepreneurs into business.[when?]

Farmer has worked commercially for British Airways[4][5] and provided fashion stills for a PBS documentary on "How Art Made the World".[6] She also worked for the department store Harrods, the skin cream brand Nivea, the supermarket chain Sainsbury's, the British retailer W H Smith, the British retailer FHM, and the fashion magazines Cosmopolitan, GQ, Harper’s & Queen, Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire.[citation needed]

Fresh2o

In 2004 Farmer founded the clean drinking water initiative Fresh2o,[1] intended to raise awareness and funding for fresh water projects. As part of her campaign she has created a series of celebrity photographs to highlight the cause,[7] including as models Keira Knightley,[8] Kelly Brook,[9] Sir Nick Faldo, Nicko McBrain and Tamzin Outhwaite. Supporters also include Janet Jackson, Jay Kay, Will Smith, Ellen Whitaker, Bear Grylls, and Zac Efron.[2]

Personal life

Candice is a professional diver and accomplished show-jumper, having competed in Switzerland for many years and now in the UK.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Pukas, Anna (5 March 2013). "There's something fishy about Kelly Brook". Daily Express. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "I'm a celebrity: Get me under here"(subscription required), Katharine Hibbert, The Sunday Times Magazine, 2 July 2006.
  3. ^ "Underwater wonders". The Argus (Brighton). 19 March 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. The Uckfield-based photographer
  4. ^ "Underwater wonders".
  5. ^ "Epson team up with Candice Farmer".
  6. ^ "How Art Made the World", Episode 1 Production Credits, https://www.pbs.org/howartmadetheworld/series/credits/ "fashion stills"
  7. ^ "In pictures: Underwater gallery for fresh-water projects", BBC News, 8 March 2013 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-21718936
  8. ^ "Keira Knightley Underwater Photoshoot for Fresh2o", YouTube
  9. ^ "Kelly Brook highlights water crisis", Stylist Magazine, March 2013

External links

  • Official Website