So that was not just the end of another year but the end of a decade – and what a decade it’s been. In the past ten years our political, economic and environmental landscape has changed beyond recognition. In 2010 Boris Johnson was ‘just’ the mayor of London and preparing
Traditionally a triptych was a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures or carvings. Nowadays a triptych refers to a set of three images, often related in some way (as in variations on a theme or different views of the same subject). There are numerous ways of creating
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
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
Following on from my earlier post here are a few more images adopting my current style. All images taken with an Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mk I plus various M.ZUIKO lenses (mainly 45mm and 12-35mm zoom). Processing is with Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro 2.
Today sees the first elections in Zimbabwe since the removal of Robert Mugabe last year. Initial news is that millions of people have voted peacefully and so let’s hope today sees a turning point in this African nations troubled history. Last month I was privileged to meet a fantastic gentleman by the
Victoria Lucie is a young actor from Worcester in the UK who already has an impressive list of credits to her name in film, television and theatre. She is also a singer, saxophone player and model so an all round adaptable and ambitious young woman. I met Vicki earlier this month
Some images from my first portrait/beauty shoot of 2018 with the model Kirstin Gribbin. Makeup by Laura May, shot at SS Creative Photography Studio, Birmingham.
For the past couple of years I’ve been working on what I now realise is a bit of a project to do with black and white square portraits. This is a topic I first discussed a couple of years ago. Of course in the age of Instagram the square is
The second half of 2017 became a nightmare of an artistic block for me photographically. A couple of disastrous shoots (which maybe I’ll talk about sometime) and some difficult times personally meant I ended up not writing about, and barely actually doing any, photography for nearly six months! But, it’s