Lyn Holly Coorg is a Brighton based photographer.
She was born in Worthing , UK to Polish / British parents and moved with her family to Canada when she was a child. Lyn Holly' s passion for photography and recording moments around her began in these early years in Canada, when she was given a Brownie camera. She found she could express herself through the magic of photography. Since those early days of the Brownie camera Lyn Holly has continually experimented with techniques and ways of expressing her view of the world.
After returning to the UK Lyn Holly Coorg gained a BEd in Special Education at Bristol UWE and majored in Photography and Art History with continued development at Brighton University .
Her career as a photographer began in the late 1980s, when after a year long world trip , she began working as a contributor to Tony Stone Images . She has continued as a commercial stock photographer for Getty Images to the present day.
Her creative work is inspired by Abstract Expressionism and the work of artists such as Klee, Rothko, Saul Leiter, Gerhard Richter and contemporary street photographer Joshua K Jackson , giving it dream like qualities.
Her visual storytelling ranges from joyful, energetic moments in time, to visions of rawness and decay.
Her images are
Gritty to Calm , Engaging , Unique and Vibrant