Sharon Latham is a renowned English photographer who has been working independently for over thirty years. She is best known for her ability to capture the unique visual poetry of live performance — whether that performance is a footballer's high-flying acrobatics, or a musician's searing guitar solo. Sharon has a singular knack for being in the right place at the right time with the right lens. She has been known to slither undetected across a rock concert stage to get the perfect angle. If balancing a camera with a long lens while moving on her elbows between blaring amps and stomping musicians isn’t impressive enough, in 2009 Sharon became the first woman ever to hold the position of official Premier League photographer, when she was hired by the Manchester City Football Club. So there’s that, too. As a commercial photographer, she demonstrates the same skill, innovation, determination and ingenuity that distinguishes her work with athletes and musicians. Her iconic images of rock stars, celebrated artists and sports figures have appeared in international magazines, newspapers, and digital media, including several documentaries for Premier League TV, Manchester City TV, and Sky TV.
From covering film festivals and the Oscars, to traveling with a championship football club and touring with a rock band, Sharon’s work has taken her around the world. She has published three hardback books of photography, two of which captured and celebrated Manchester City’s success as league champions. Her most recent book, Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don’t Know Where We’re Going) features the concert performances of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds — as well as rare and intimate glimpses behind-the-scenes — on their 2018 tour through America, Europe, and Japan.
Sharon first picked up a camera when she was 8-years-old, after her father, a photo aficionado passed away. As she puts it, “I got his camera and I’ve never not taken photos since then.” Her obsessive love of photography and music, along with her artistic eye, perseverance, skill and professionalism have led her to a rewarding and distinguished career in the arts. And Sharon Latham is enjoying her moment. As usual, she is in the right place at the right time. 
Sharon is happy to make some of her legendary images available — in exclusive, limited numbers only — to people who share her love of art, beauty, music and photography.             
(text by Gina Jarrin)

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