Candice Farmer

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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[edit]

Farmer gained a National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in photography at Plymouth Art & Design College.[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[edit]

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] Lily Cole,[9] Kelly Brook,[10] 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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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, 2nd July 2006.
  3. ^ "Underwater wonders". The Argus (Brighton). 19 March 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. "The Uckfield-based photographer" 
  4. ^ http://www.theargus.co.uk/magazine/interview/10298402.Underwater_wonders/?ref=rss
  5. ^ http://www.ephotozine.com/article/epson-team-up-with-candice-farmer--475
  6. ^ "How Art Made the World", Episode 1 Production Credits, http://www.pbs.org/howartmadetheworld/series/credits/ "fashion stills"
  7. ^ "In pictures: Underwater gallery for fresh-water projects", BBC News, 8 March 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-21718936
  8. ^ "Keira Knightley Underwater Photoshoot for Fresh2o", YouTube
  9. ^ "Water Lily", The Sun, 19 December 2008 http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/2041024/Supermodel-Lily-Cole-is-pictured-underwater-for-a-fashion-photo-shoot-to-promote-global-fresh-water-campaign-fresh2o.html (subscription required)
  10. ^ "Kelly Brook highlights water crisis", Stylist Magazine, March 2013

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