Simon Martin is a freelance photographer based between Kent and London.
Cadets is a photographic series telling the story of The royal marine’s cadets, who step into the adulthood with immense courage. The boys take part in an after school program funded by the military for young adults to take part in for exercise and education purposes. The phenomenon of this 13-18 year olds inspired Simon to create a visual narrative on their daily life.
“What I came to find was a group of young adults all helping each other better themselves through completing various tasks and classes. What I hoped to capture with the work was a point in everyones life between child hood and adult hood, by focusing on a specific time and place I hoped to capture small moments that showed this transition“ shared his thoughts Simon.