Christmas moments

New year already! Christmas this year was a hard one, our first without Dad. Despite being a photographer, I had never before appreciated quite how precious photos are, once someone is gone, and that is the only record you have of their expressions, their smiles, the...

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Organising old images

Recently I've been thinking a lot about prints vs digital, and the dark side of social media again. I love my digital cameras just as much as my film ones, and for client work and experimental personal work there's nothing to beat them, really - especially as I've...

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Gran

My Gran is wonderful. At 88, with 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, she is unquestionably the matriarch of the family, and she is at the centre of our lives. But she is notoriously camera shy and hates posing! So I was extra-chuffed to get this photograph of...

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Friendship in Autumn

Back in November, I had the privilege of shooting three friends who met at university... at their university! It was just as the leaves had turned golden and fallen, and we had a lovely couple of hours mooching around the lake on campus, finding different places for...

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Grace

The day before my birthday, I spent the day with my lovely photographer friend Grace, in a workshop on flash with the excellent Jon Sturdy. Because it was just the two of us, he tailored everything to what we needed - and it was brilliant! We discovered a ruined...

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