Journal

Welcome to my journal. A collection of projects (personal and professional), thoughts and observations. To be honest, it’s just an excuse to showcase films, behind the scenes work, to talk and share ideas. Hope you enjoy it.

Analogue-land

Analogue-land

Back to the future, well not really, it's my second favourite thing to do....shoot film. This time I was busy using a Nikon F4 and F90x, also I used my trusty Hasselblad 2000FCW and a Yashica TLR (I've acquired  a set of wide and tele attachments, quite rare, one set...

New Location

New Location

What? Another adventure on the North East coast. This time a new location, a one which I will return to at a different time and weather conditions. By the way, I'm not having much luck with zips at the moment. Take a look at the photo grid at the bottom. You will...

Chris Hair

Chris Hair

So here's another set of "Rock'n'Roll" images. Before organising a photo shoot talking with the artist/band talking through ideas before hand to at least have a starting point of what we want to achieve and what type of useage the images have to serve. With that in...

Holiday Let

Holiday Let

Here's another adventure for Karen Walker Design - a holiday-let in the beautiful Northumberland village of Beadnell There's loads more to view if you like this sort of the thing in previous uploads here, here and here. Also not wishing to complain, but only...

PESSPA

PESSPA

I was recently contacted by PESSPA to create images for their new website and social media channels. PESSPA help schools provide sport and a wide range of physical activities and build an active, healthy future, linking to Sport England’s Active Lives Strategy As per...

First Bus

First Bus

Here's a bit of background to a recent commission from Cravens Advertising for First Bus which was created in and around York. Rhiannon Livesley a Creative Sevices and Production Manager, “We worked on two Senior Bus Pass photography campaigns to reveal the lifestyle...

Location Architecture

Location Architecture

Here's a big adventure! From my ‘bat cave’ to Dartford, then to Oxford finishing in Cardiff and returning to base for leg one of this commission. Round two consisted of four days in Leeds and two further days for a separate client. Quite a few miles travelled with...

Seascape 2

Seascape 2

As promised here's another adventure on the North East coast. As usual I got a little wet and like last time it was freezing cold!! This time filters used on these are from the Lee filter system. A 0.3 and 0.9 hard grad and a medium stoppa, to get the shutter time of...

New Car Park

New Car Park

Here's a foto for fun. You know, the three F's! I saw a drone image of this part of town with the new car park in the background and thought that looks nice, so I thought why not have a go. I tried two versions with varying degrees of success (in my opinion - remember...

SOTM Review 23

SOTM Review 23

As usual, it's the start of a new year so why not have a look at what images graced the Shot of the Month in 2023. It's a mixed bag and the "results are in". Buildings, a lot of water and a few living beings! Remember if you want to be included in Shot of the Month...

Xmas 23

Xmas 23

Happy Xmas and will it be a white one! Is Xmas twice a year now? It seems so, time passes so fast! Looking back at the last twelve months I've been really busy (which is good). And on a personal note, we've a new addition to our family, a granddaughter! It'll be like...

Seascape

Seascape

Another adventure on the North East coast. This time I got a little wet but that wasn't the biggest problem. I was freezing cold!! Filters used on these images are from the Lee filter system. A 0.6 hard grad and a medium stoppa, to get the shutter time of between 30...