It is well documented that in any artistic pursuit, there are periods in which your creativity starts to wither. It’s a weird situation which often comes unannounced.
Ideas that seamlessly flow through you beforehand suddenly dry up and leave you barren… you’ve become creatively redundant!Read More
Like many photographers, I'm not fortunate enough to live in a major city, full of vibrance and inspiration, nor do I have the time/funds to travel regularly to shoot in different places.
Much has been written about making the most of the opportunities that lay on your doorstep, right under your nose, so I decided to use my local area as a way to practise, learn and develop my photography skills.Read More
After a long period of interest in using vivid colour, both during the day and at night, I've completely shifted my photographic experimentations.
I'm currently much more interested in composition - attempting to craft a strong collaboration between high contrast and urban geometry...Read More
Last week I met up with photographer Olaf Sztaba while he was staying in London and preparing for one of his Visual Poet workshops.
Following our meeting (which was great!) I headed back towards the tube station and checked my train times. Including a short tube ride, I had about 50 minutes before my train departed from Euston.
I decided to shoot against the clock...Read More
I recently bought a new camera and, needing another inter-changeable lens body, I opted for the small but reputedly powerful Fujifilm XT20. So far, I've only managed to test it out during two very brief trips, once to London and again in Oxford (with my family).
For those two sessions the weather was totally different (London = rain, Oxford = sunshine), but one thing remained the same - I felt dreadful. In fact, both times I'd much rather have been in bed than playing around with a new camera...Read More