About Edge Images

This is the website of Mark Tomlinson. Mark takes photographs using various digital and analogue technologies. In the darkroom he mainly prints using lith techniques which produce unique images. Digitally he uses various equipment such as Sony full frame cameras. For digital processing he uses Capture One, Lightroom, Silver Efex Pro and On1, and prints with an Epson 3880 and Canon Pro1000 printer. The majority of his work is in black and white. Street photography has been a serious interest and he teaches postgraduate students Visual Research Methods as part of the Master’s degree programmes in Sociology at the University of Sheffield in England. He is currently designing an undergraduate course on the sociology of photography from a theoretical and practical point of view.

Check out some of the galleries

Some of the images here are available to buy at my store.

Academic life

Mark is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in England. You can check out his academic page here. Mark’s main current areas of research are:

  • Labour markets, learning, skills, underemployment and training;
  • Social quality, health and psychological wellbeing;
  • Visual methods and photography as a research tool;
  • Advanced multivariate methods (such as Structural Equation Models, panel regression);
  • Machine Learning (Text Analytics, Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines etc.)

My recent publications

Heyes J & Tomlinson M (2020) Underemployment and well-being in Europe. Human Relations.

Heyes J, Moore S, Newsome K & Tomlinson M (2018) Living with uncertain work. Industrial Relations Journal, 49(5-6), 430-437.

Foster L, Tomlinson M & Walker A (2018) Older people and Social Quality – what difference does income make?. Ageing & Society.

Ferragina E, Tomlinson M & Walker R (2017) Poverty and Participation in Twenty-First Century Multicultural Britain. Social Policy and Society, 16, 535-559.

Heyes J, Tomlinson M & Whitworth A (2017) Underemployment and Well-being in the UK Before and After the Great Recession. Work, Employment and Society, 31(1), 71-89.

Tomlinson M, Walker AC & Foster L (2016) Social Quality and Work: What Impact Does Low Pay Have on Social Quality?. Journal of Social Policy, 45(2), 345-371.