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Breaking out of the comfort zone

March 26, 2019 - My personal experience is that I have never moved forward in my life (personal or business) without breaking out of my c...
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Fail to Plan - Plan to Fail

February 21, 2019 - I’ll be honest - I am one of “those photographers” that started out in another career in the dim and distant past. I can...
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Once Upon Set Stills

January 26, 2019 - Approximately 2 years ago i was on set of Once Upon a Time in London photographing still images, both as shot in the fil...
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Portraits in Double Time

August 02, 2018 - Much of my work is producing portraits (headshots) of those in the field of entertainment. They may be actors, directors...
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Cannes Film Festival 2017 - A monochrome slide show

June 09, 2017 - I spent 11 days at the end of May in the South of France having been assigned to cover the Annual Cannes Film Festival....
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Client Quote

March 20, 2017 - When you get a client quote like this you know you have delivered! Thanks for this. your pics are blinking brilliant as...
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Creative

March 09, 2017 - It's all very well continuing to cover events in front of you in the same way, producing consistent results, giving the...
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Corporate Headshots

February 13, 2017 - A few weeks back I had a morning for a major client shooting portraits. 11 headshots in a couple of hours, all finished,...
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Joanne Mitchell Moods

February 06, 2017 - One of the great things about working with actors, actresses, well all performers really, is that I get the chance to ha...
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Facebook page updates

January 31, 2017 - Following on from the post reviewing 2016 mentioning I was still in the planning stages for 2017, my plan is almost fini...
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Prime Ministers Speech - Guardian Front Page

October 11, 2016 - I recently spent 2 - 3 weeks at the main UK political party conferences, ending with Theresa May, our Prime Minister's s...
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Looking Forward

January 08, 2016 - I’ve waited a week into the new year before posting this as my feed has been filled up with “my best photos of 2015 blog...
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Days like these

July 21, 2015 - Well more like mornings like these. I'm very lucky to live where I do, to get up, make a tea and go for a 5 minute wand...
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Glastonbury 2015

July 08, 2015 - As ever, a late blog entry. It's all down to being busy! (In a good way)! Last week saw me on what has become my annual...
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Its a long way... and ... Thank you all...

June 17, 2015 - It's now Wednesday morning - I've been planning to write this since Monday morning but really did not know how to start,...
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Walking

May 24, 2015 - With the Snowdon and 50km challenges I've been walking a lot, spending time in the countryside along with cameras and pe...
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Snowdon Sunrise Challenge for CARE International

May 18, 2015 - The last post left me relaxing in my digs, trying to get some sleep, watching the clouds rolling on and off the mountain...
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Snowdonia

May 15, 2015 - Im laying on a bed trying to doze in the middle of a bright afternoon. Why? Tonight I am climbing Mt. Snowdon in North W...
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Politics is not all about the leaders....

March 20, 2015 - This year, as we all know is an election year so for the next few months I am likely to be photographing more politician...
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The Democratic Republic of Congo with CARE International UK

February 24, 2015 - SAT 21st JAN 2012 – 22nd: Overnight London to Nairobi This trip is without doubt the job that has produced the most pol...
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The day of the BAFTAs

February 15, 2015 - Or to give it's full title: The EE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS at the Royal Opera House, London. These awards are the h...
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Light

November 16, 2014 - I've recently upgraded my phone to the iPhone 6 and have been really impressed with the improvements over the 5, so much...
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Festival No. 6 (without a mirror)

September 15, 2014 - Advance warning! May contain Geekery! It was a few months ago that one of my picture editors asked if I fancied coverin...
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From Madness to Mayhem

July 06, 2014 - A week ago today I had the pleasure of being in the pit at Glastonbury for Dolly Parton's performance on the Sunday afte...
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2013 Quite a crowed year

December 31, 2013 - It seems almost mandatory for a photographer to post a round up of their year. Usually its a selection of "best shots" b...
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World Premiere of World War Z

June 03, 2013 - Celebrity royalty Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attended Leicester Square on Sunday (yesterday) to promote Brads new film...
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The Great Escape Festival 2013

May 22, 2013 - For the last 4 years, mid May has always meant The Great Escape; 3 days of the most promising of newcomers to the music...
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Are competitions just a way for corporations to get free images?

May 14, 2013 - With the move to the new host, I have lost many of the old blog posts (although the text are archived here, photos might...
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Fast & Furious Changes.

May 08, 2013 - I have been rather light on the blog as late as I am in the process of switching website (and blog) providers over so th...
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From the Archive: Kirk and Spock

April 11, 2013 - With the forthcoming release of ’Star Trek Into Darkness’ I thought this weeks Archive could be the two major characters...
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Amateurs and hobbyists, don’t sell yourself short

April 08, 2013 - Remember my blog last month about valuing your photos (I’ve heard of Free Willy but why Free Images?), well here is a ho...
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The UK Wife Carrying Race

March 25, 2013 - With images used across 2 UK national newspapers, images from this very cold but fun event proved popular. With the rac...
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UK Premiere of G.I. Joe: Retaliation on 18/03/2013

March 21, 2013 - A wet premiere in London’s Leicester Square with a long wait for Tatum Channing (who got delayed in traffic after a days...
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International Women's Day: CARE Walk in Her Shoes March on 08/03/2013

March 10, 2013 - 2 weeks ago I came across a one of these “ top 10 apps you must have ” lists. Most of the time I either know all of the...
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From the Archive: The Saturdays

March 06, 2013 - The Saturdays plays Brighton Dome on 25/06/2009
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European Premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful on 28/02/2013

February 28, 2013 - A quick slideshow of this Premiere held at The Empire Leicester Square.
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I've heard of Free Willy but why Free Images?

February 27, 2013 - This morning the first thing I read on Facebook was a rant by a local photographer (who is also an SEO guru) regarding “...
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Congratulations BRIT Winners

February 20, 2013 - Ben Howard Double BRIT Winner Ben Howard: British breakthrough act and British male solo artist. Emeli Sande Em...
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Insta-Profit

December 18, 2012 - Like many other photographers, I have been reading been thinking about the new Instagram Terms and Conditions released y...
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World Premiere of Les Misérables

December 06, 2012 - Wednesday saw Leicester Square host the World Premiere of one of the most anticipated films of the year; Tom Hooper’s ad...
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From the Archive: Haim at The Great Escape

November 26, 2012 - Not so much the distant archive but from May earlier this year at The Great Escape. Danielle Haim (Lead Guitar, Vocals)...
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October Music Round up

October 31, 2012 - October was a busy month for music gigs with plenty of images being published in the UK press. I do not want this post...
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From the Archive: Bloc Party at Olympia

October 29, 2012 - From the back of the crowd. Taken back in April 2009. It was the first time I had photographed at Olympia and my firs...
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My personal project

October 24, 2012 - I must be honest and admit I have struggled to find a personal project that I could commit to for a long period of time...
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October 20th 2012: The TUC; A Future That Works March

October 21, 2012 - Peaceful protests are wonderful things, they bring together people from all walks of life and locations into one place w...
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From the Archive: Graham Coxon

October 11, 2012 - Graham Coxon plays the Troxy with Peter Doherty on 29th March 2009 This is a gig I remember for so many reasons. Of c...
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September

October 10, 2012 - Despite the emptiness of this blog, I was very busy during September covering a number of Corporate events as well as pl...
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FrightFest the 13th (2012)

August 29, 2012 - Im now in my 3rd year of covering FrightFest as part of the team and with many of the attendees being regulars, along wi...
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V Festival: Hylands Park

August 21, 2012 - Preferring smaller events, V festival is one I normally steer clear of. V is spread over two days and two locations (Sta...
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Corporate Photography

August 16, 2012 - This is a quote from an email received today: “the shots look great and capture our values nicely; I’m really pleased w...
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IDP Life in the Republic of Congo

August 08, 2012 - IDP camp on the outskirts of Masisi, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Originally written and published in 2012.
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Hop Farm Festival

July 09, 2012 - June, July, August when the indoor concerts almost disappear and the music diary is consumed by festivals. This year I...
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What to expect when you are expecting

May 22, 2012 - .. or … it’s not just about turning up and shooting; you need to plan as well. As you are probably aware, the position...
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The Great Escape 2012

May 13, 2012 - The Great Escape is a 3 day music festival in Brighton that showcases new music talent not only to the paying public but...
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Gala Screening of All In Good Time

May 08, 2012 - A Gala screening for “All In Good Time” was held at the BFI Southbank on Tuesday 8th May. Due to the trains running lat...
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Lostprophets play Brixton Academy

May 04, 2012 - Firstly, I apologise that at the moment this has just become a stream of recent shots with little explanation; I have be...
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White Rabbits play XOYO

May 01, 2012 - Photographing a band called “White Rabbits” on the 1st of the month had a nice ring to it. The venue was XOYO near Old...
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Graham Coxon plays Concorde 2 in Brighton

April 23, 2012 - On 23rd April 2012, Graham Coxon and his band played Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Madeira Drive. Ex-Blur guitarist Graham C...
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Twin Atlantic play KoKo in London

April 16, 2012 - This blog has been rather sparse, so I have a new policy now which will ensure there are always updates showing a shot f...
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Salmon fishing with an iPad

April 13, 2012 - Ever since the first iPad was released I knew at some point there would be the possibility of reducing the weight on my...
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Some recent work

April 03, 2012 - Anthony Daniels who played C3PO in all 6 Star Wars Movies with a Lego model of his character at Star Wars Episode 1 3D a...
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January with the London Symphony Orchestra

January 19, 2012 - This month I have worked with the London Symphony Orchestra on two occasions; once in Abbey Road Studios, during a recor...
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Just What is News?

November 30, 2011 - You may or may not be aware that following the phone hacking allegations at the (now deceased) News of the World paper,...
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