He states Ansel Adams as one of his inspirations.
Cooper founded the Fine Art Photography Department at the world-renowned Glasgow School of Art in 1982. He is now a senior researcher in the faculty of Fine Art, holding a Professor role and Head of Department.
In my humble opinion Cooper is "the" master of Seascapes, his images are very real, when I look at his Seascape images I can feel the Sea spray, hear the crashing waves or feel the calmness. I feel at that moment whatever the image represents.
Images taken from Art News