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.

Ferns

Ferns

I do love a fern. They are one of the oldest plants in the world. Taken with Kentmere 400 on […]

The Bencini Comet S

I first discovered 127 format cameras about 10 years ago. I was looking for a classic medium format camera, which […]

Two horses shot with a Bencini Comet S 127 format camera.
D90 with LensBaby Edge80Optic. Red Kites in the air.
Redscale image of a derelict building.

Redscale: Reversing The Emulsion

I’ve been shooting Redscale again recently. I really love the way this technique alters the colour balance in film shooting. […]

The water tower, Tilehurst.
Abergavenny, the LLanfoist Bridge over The River Usk. The SugerLoaf Mountain with it's head in the clouds.