Getting to know the neighbours
January 2, 2020
Another year has passed and my connection with the local council grows ever stronger. I've turned up too so many events that the locals are starting to recognise me as the go-to photographer. The best part of this kind of...
Latest Work
The machines are taking over
October 24, 2019
I've worked with CAE for a good few years now, shooting their headshots and events. So this year, when they moved into new premises, I had the chance to work with the engineers to 'pose' their latest simulators in all...
7 reasons why a 50mm lens is all you need
October 21, 2019
Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a professional commercial photographer, there’s one piece of kit that you shouldn’t be without. A 50mm lens is a versatile addition to any photographer’s toolkit, and it can be used to capture stunning...
Give someone a hug, it will make them feel better.
October 10, 2019
Last night I was photographing a Christian Charity awards night hosted by Tim Vine, he of one-liner fame. The nominees were incredibly giving and caring people who have been helping the less fortunate or vulnerable of our society. Truly humbling...
Like something out of Indiana Jones
July 29, 2019
The 'Domesticated' project is an ongoing one and has found me starring down an 8 ft horse in a storm and kneeing under a half tonne Buffalo for at the perfect angled Shot. But the latest batch of animals to...
Surviving the Holi festival
July 12, 2019
It seems a lifetime ago, but three years ago, I went to the original Holi festival in India to photograph the festivities. I did my research on the best places to go, how to get to the heart of the...
Behind the Scenes
How to photograph a cracking egg.
July 8, 2019
I was experimenting today with how best to shoot an egg, cracking open without showing any hands or fingers. The lighting was straightforward. I started out using the main doors for the natural light, but I needed a little extra...
Behind the Scenes
Don't wear jeans for summer event photography
July 1, 2019
I try and dress according to the task. If it's wedding photography, then a suit or super smart casual is donned. If I'm photographing a conference, I try to blend into the background and wear black. So what to wear...
Mayfair nosh at swanky club
June 28, 2019
I always say that I love the fact that my photography gets me into places I wouldn't ever get everyday access. 12Hayhill maybe one of those places. Located smack bang in the middle of Mayfair, London, it's a private member...
Meet your new Councillors (if you live near me)
June 7, 2019
Most people won't really have much contact with the councillors they elect. They simply put the cross on the ballot and let them get on with the day to day running of their borough. So being asked to do the...
Delicious food even when cold.
May 9, 2019
Word is spreading within the Salisbury business community and I was asked to pop down and shoot some delicious food shots for a lovely catering company base in the area. ForkingOut is rebranding and needed new images of thier dishes...
Farnham Memorial Hall opening
March 11, 2019
Just sent over the latest shots for the opening of Farnham's Memorial Hall opening. Jeremy Hunt was 3 hours late but the guest who stood in for him was brilliant. It's never dull being a photographer and though not all...
Community Carers at their Best
February 16, 2019
I’ve never been to Maidstone. It has it’s issues like most UK towns. So when I ventured down to meet and photograph some community workers sorting out their local community centre, I had no idea what to expect. I found...
Two birds one cuppa...
January 17, 2019
…Tea and Ok, it was a few more than 2 chickens. I use to own a few chickens. They’d scratch around our garden and the kids and Bailey loved them. Sadly the fox got hold of them and that was...
8 Tips Every Portrait Photographer Should Try Right Now
December 12, 2018
Everyone needs a mugshot of one kind or another, be it for their corporate website, LinkedIn profile, or to stick on the wall of their office. Getting them right, though, is hard. As a commercial portrait photographer, I’ve seen a...