A (very short) Winter’s Tale

So in 2018 we had the ‘Beast from the East’ but no snow. This year we had the ‘Wimper from the West’ and were snowed in for a couple of days. So this was a quick walk to the top of our lane to see how the Olympus worked in the snow and whether my Reynauds would hold up....

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Film Noir … in Malmsbury [Video]

Not a place generally associated with Film Noir. But when Artemis Fauna takes to the streets after dark with a storyboard you know that there’ll be some good come from it. Apart from the dead body, that is. Shot entirely on my Nikon D810 and ‘available’ light – it’s a bit encouraging what you can get at ISO+12K !...

Paris … the streets, people and places [VIDEO]

“Paris … is a world meant for the walker alone, for only the pace of strolling can take in all the rich detail.”  Edmund White Author: The Flaneur.Please enjoy this stroll through some of the paradoxes of Paris. Shot entirely on an Olympus Pen F over the course of three days in April 2017....

Carla Monarco

A young woman who I’ve photographed several times now and who, I believe, represents everything that is professional about studio work and modelling. And such an absolute pleasure to work with....

Stroud Raft Race

One of those daft things that the English like to do. Once a year. The Challenge …. to design and build a raft that can take up to 6 team members along the 1.2km stretch of the Thames and Severn Canal starting from The Bell, Upper Lock, Stroud. All by paddle power and a great deal of fun....

Prescott Hill Climb

Every year there are six events held at Prescott, two of them rounds of the British Hillclimb Championship, the VSCC meeting and three ‘club’ events. On my first outing I learned two things: Photographing the sport is pretty tricky and … they don’t call it ‘hill-climbing’ for nothing!...

Provence

Sure, the blockbuster A-list towns – Arles, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence – live up to their hype. But to get a taste of traditional Provencal life at a slower pace, be sure to visit some of the many villages in this region where you’ll find markets and cafes where you can just soak up the local ‘buzz’....

Stroud Market

Stroud Farmers’ Market is multi award-winning and is well known as one of the biggest, busiest and most popular farmers’ market in the UK. The market has been twice awarded ‘Best Farmer’s Market in UK’. Every Saturday 9 am-2 pm Cornhill Market Place & Surrounding Streets, Stroud....

Zara Watson

Zara, in her own words ….. “I feel like the lens is my stage where I perform, and I love it! I love all styles of modelling, serious, cool, strong, sexy, with attitude, fun, happy, commercial, quirky, creative, feminine, soft”. Top drawer. Ultimate Pro. What more to say?...

Beth Frances

Whilst Beth Frances isn’t a professional model she’s got a great look, lots of enthusiasm (and patience) and is helping me to develop  a range of different styles and lighting sets with the equipment I have in my new small studio. More to come....

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