In Praise of Photographer Sean Tucker

It’s been a while since I have published one of my “in praise of” articles on my blog so it’s time I changed that with a new post for the start of 2019. Rather than talking about gear I enjoy using let’s talk about a great photographer who I have

Home Shoot with Elinchrom Deep Umbrella

Setting up a makeshift ‘studio’ when visiting clients can be problematic. You never know how much space you’re going to get, what the ambient light will be or how much gear you should take to cover all eventualities. For portrait shoots I think I have settled on the ideal combination

2018 – Year in Review

As is traditional as the end of another year approaches here are some of my favourite images captured during 2018 – one for each month of the year – some are re-edits, some already published and others new images not shown on here. January is of Kirstin Gribbin shot at

Finding Beauty in Darkness

I’m not sure if it’s a sign of the times or because of recent personal events but I’m finding myself increasingly identifying with the songs and words of the late, great Leonard Cohen. If you are the dealer, I’m out of the game If you are the healer, it means

Shooting Hats

A couple of weeks ago I had the great pleasure of shooting some of the amazing hat creations of Rose Collins Millinery. I first met Rose at this years Zimbabwe fashion show which I’ve covered in this blog post. Rose mentioned she had a new collection she wanted some images

Twins by Peter Zelewski

Twins is the new photography book by the Detroit born, London based portrait and documentary photographer Peter Zelewski published by Hoxton Mini Press.  I first became aware of Peter’s work when I saw one of his striking images (which was placed third) in the  Taylor Wessing Portrait competition at the National Portrait Gallery

One Tree, Four Seasons

This tree is close to where I walk every time I stay in Devon.  It has an enviable view over the Dart estuary and in the summer offers shade to the cows and sheep that are often to be found in its field.  I find I am drawn to making

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