Amy’s life through a lens came after having children. Having giving up her previous career to look after them at home on the farm, the camera went with her, capturing their early years along with farm life. She won Fotospeed photographer of the Year and British Life Photographer of the year and she is now pursuing a career as a photographer.
Amy lives on a farm in Cumbria and thoroughly enjoys capturing farm-life through her lens, her farming background helps her to understand the Agricultural industry, modern farming methods, stockman-ship and animals.
She thoroughly enjoys capturing light, memories and telling stories with her images.
March 2021, British Life Photographer of the Year Amy Bateman embarked on a journey to record the stories of Forty Farms in Cumbria. Forty Farms was Published in Sept 2022. Shortlisted for the Lakeland Book of the Year the book has also become a successful Photographic touring exhibition