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
Flat light for street photography is never ideal. Everything looks grim. Everything looks grey.
Even a city as vibrant and stimulating as London can quickly become dull and unexciting!Read More
I'm definitely a hoarder. Photographically, however, I'm indefinitely a hoarder.
This year I've decided to look at my hoarding as a positive. As such, I'll be revisiting some of my 'forgotten photos' and sharing them in this new series of blog posts...Read More
When the darkness sets in, light can really be used in imaginative and creative ways. I'm going through a strong colour phase at the moment and you can get such vibrant imagery at night.Read More