The blog

After 13 years as a local news staff photographer, with a healthy little freelance business on the side, I have now launched into the world of the full-time freelancer. This blog will document the highs and lows of my photographic way of life as I talk about work, cameras, lunch, and anything else that I encounter along the way to capturing that ‘decisive moment’. Watch out for posts on my personal projects as well,with pinhole cameras, photograms, infrared photography, and the wonders of 1950’s era cameras.

This is a 75cl bottle of Prosecco.

How Big Is Yours?

Do you know how much that bottle of Prosecco weighs? ^? I can tell you that a bag of sugar […]

Dating from 2011, the Mint Pinhole Camera was my first attempt at photography without glass.

Pinhole Archives

Back in the day, 2011 to be precise, I made myself a pinhole camera. That’s it at the top of […]

The view from inside the camera.

D’ing It Myself

After mucking about with pinhole photography and alternate processes a bit recently, I decided to have a go at making […]

Digitising negatives with my Lightbox and my Nikon P7700.
Foggy sea front at Southend-On-Sea, shot with an Agfa Paramat half frame 35mm camera.
Holy Faction live. Taken on Infrared at 720nm.

Infrared Live!

A friend’s band – Holy Faction – played a gig recently and I wanted to take some pics for them. […]

Sicilian Avenue and St George's Bloomsbury, Billora Bella 44 double exposure.

Back On The Lightbox

I had some film developed recently. As a cost cutting exercise instead of having the lab scan my films I […]

Crepuscular rays, also known as Solstafir, above the sea. Monochrome image.
Chenies Manor shot with an infrared converted Nikon D90.
Littlehampton beach, low tide and at the end of the day.