Who do you think you are, David Bailey?

The documentary Fame, Fashion, Photography: Bailey’s 70s, first shown on BBC 4 to coincide with his exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery in 2014 provides a great insight into probably one of the best known names in photography. Bailey’s success, and endurance, as a photographer is as much down to his charm

A New Bag – Lowepro m-Trekker BP 150 Camera Backpack Review

I’ve said this before and will no doubt say it again, for a photographer, finding the right camera bag that caters for as many variations of the equipment you own as well as the sort of assignments you take, is a long and sub-optimal process which often ends in disappointment,

The Knife Angel in Birmingham

Today (Monday 17th June 2019) we wake up to the news that there have been four more stabbings in London and that in Liverpool teenagers as young as 13 are paid money to stab other youths. Meanwhile, as Brexit rumbles on, our Conservative politicians immerse themselves in campaigns, that are

Dance Shoot with @nico.dee.model

This week I had my second dance themed shoot with @nico.dee.model at a new studio in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham called The Lampworks, a former factory with a couple of adjoining Victorian houses which is the first phase of what is to hopefully be a new creative hub, focused on filmmaking, photography,

Wistman’s Wood

Wistman’s Wood lies on the Eastern slopes of the river Dart in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Although covering only 170 hectares (1.7 square kilometres) this amazing woodland is important for the mosses and lichens that cover the trees and huge granite boulders scattered on the forest floor. The wood is

Dance Shoot with @kirstiedancer

A few weeks ago I did a shoot with @kirstiedancer. This was my first serious attempt at dance photography so was not only a new photographic genre for me but also my first time working with Kirstie as well as my first serious shoot with the Fujifim X-T3. What could possibly

Two Exhibitions, Two Very Different Photographers: Don McCullin and Martin Parr

2019 is turning out to be quite a year for photography here in the UK. The Photography Show at the National Exhibition Centre in March had some great talks from the likes of Martin Parr, Pete Souza, Lindsay Adler and Moose Petersen. We’ve had a Diane Arbus exhibition at the

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