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Orb Community Arts blog goes live

After a careful period of planning and analysis, another one of my projects: the Orb Community Arts blog is now up and running, telling the world all about the great work they’ve got going on at their Knaresborough based art and music enterprise. Form just a couple of informal chats with Leon and Mark at […]

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Get your house in order first

With social media, it’s tempting to run straight out the front door with all guns blazing, pistol duelling with every site in the Wild West of social networking but neglecting to take care of the obvious things back home first: the humble web site. Hands up, when I meet a new charity client I’ve been […]

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Information Overload

It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the different silos of information that we’ve begun distributing our lives across: email, RSS and social media to name but a few of the contenders in the battle for our attention. The problem is only accentuated with the proliferation of smart phones so now there’s no excuse for not […]

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Tread Softly at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Crawling on all fours through thick undergrowth to photograph a family of clay hedgehogs and then being chased by a giant snake? All in a day’s work at the ‘Tread Softly Tracks and Traces’ event at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The brief was to capture engaging photographs of young aspiring artists enjoying a day in the […]

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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 […]