Behind The Image #3 – Chad in the Bath

Bathrooms often have the most wonderful light when it comes to photography. All those white tiles really bounce the light around and make for a wonderful bright and airy feel to images. In the photos is Chad. He’s been living with me for a few years now and in the …

Behind The Image #2 – Dragon Drawstring Bag

This might seem like a strange one to talk about – especially for number two on the list (not that the order of the post indicates any particular ranking, mind you). But product photography was my bread and butter for a good chunk of my photography career. In my mid-twenties …

Behind The Image #1 – Blenheim Palace Cyclist

This is the first in an occasional series exploring why I took photographs, what I think of them, and sometimes what I’d do differently if I had the opportunity to take it again. I’m shamelessly borrowing the idea from Magnum’s original Behind the Image series (but with no pretence to …

What’s This Blog All About?

What kind of a writer doesn’t have a website where they write? Well, plenty actually but it’s kind of rare for someone who specialises in blogging about photography and art not to have one. I realised that although I create loads of content for other people online about photography and art, I wasn’t creating content for myself. The kind of things that I wanted to write about which didn’t really fit with any of my clients. So I resurrected my (slightly stagnant) portfolio site that nobody ever visited, gave it a bit of an overhaul, and added a blog to …