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Degree show at Manchester Metropolitan University

Documenting the art, textiles and sculpture of twenty seven final year Embroidery students was never going to be an easy task. But twenty-one hours later I’d  photographed of over eighty different pieces of art during a ruthlessly demanding time scale. Working fastidiously in a make-shift studio with three high-powered flash units, we had a conveyor […]

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Hot & cold metal workshop at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

No one warned me that there’d be shards of white hot metal flying towards my camera lens when I was asked to photograph the ‘Hot  and cold metal’ workshop at  Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Not that I’m complaining though, using a few creative tricks these micro-explosions soon became an ally as the photos show. The ‘workshop’ […]

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Open Country blog goes live

I’m really pleased to announce the launch of Open Country’s new blog which I planned, set up and am now in the process of populating with exciting stories and fresh content using copywriting and photography. Open Country are a charity based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, who have a really clear and simple mission: to help […]

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A Triumph Of Adversity article, Safeconcerts

On Thursday morning at 11.48am, Mother Nature threw a rock through our window of collective dreams, smashing it into a thousand shards of dashed hope and disappointment. She then stood back to admire her work chortling to herself “deal with that one then boys.” Two days later we were pootling along the River Wey on […]

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Writing competition, Dave TV

Something truly abhorrent happened back in December. One of those life-changing events that brings into question everything you stand for, leaving you aghast and wondering how divine forces could let something so horrific happen to another human being. Only now after intensive counselling, have I come to terms with that fateful day and do I […]