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.

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.
Pinhole photography with The Odd Couple, 10x4 and 5x7 foamcore pinhole cameras.

Copper Selection

I shot this image recently on my Foamcore 5×7 pinhole camera. This is the behind the scenes pic, because who […]

Big daisies with Edge80