Does Photography Have a Gender Problem?

It’s that time of year again. As we come up to The Photography Show next month at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham many companies are announcing new models to their lineups. Olympus have announced the OM-D E-M1 Mk III (following on the heels of the OM-D E-M5 Mk III

Devon in Black and White

I’m lucky that I can spend part of my year in Devon. Here is a collection of favourite images made over the last couple of years, processed in black and white.

11pm on Friday 31st January

When a picture literally is worth a thousand words.

Five Photography Truisms That May Not Be… True

Rules, rules, rules. We all look for them to help guide us, especially when setting out in a new profession, project or personal endeavour. What are the things I can and cannot do according to accepted social norms? What have others done before that are good and bad? What are

2019 – Year in Review

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

A Stream of Consciousness

This seemed like a good idea so I thought I would capture my own stream of consciousness made on a wet November afternoon. No reasons. No order. (Maybe) no sense. Here they are regardless. A camera is really a notebook. If you carry it with you at all times you

Recent Portrait Work

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any portrait work so here are some recent images made using a mix of Fujifilm X-T3 and Olympus OM-D E-M1 cameras, in studio and on location.  

Is a Camera a Tool You Use or an Instrument You Play?

We’re constantly being told that photography should not be about the gear but instead should be all about the image. It doesn’t matter what gear you use, a great photographer will create an amazing image no matter what camera she uses to expose the scene and capture it on sensor

Creating a Triptych in Photoshop

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

Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase 2019 – The Show

This years Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase (ZFS) event took place at Tramp London in September. You can see the shoot I did to create the publicity material here and below are just some of the many images I captured at the show itself. Despite the somewhat difficult shooting conditions (more on

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