Thx For The Add

I signed up to flickr.com in early 2006, with the intention of using it as a place to archive my photographs. I didn’t expect that it would lead to a series of offline encounters that have led to enduring friendships. This is a record of some of the people that I have met through social networking.

Raoul Gatepin, photographer, Brooklyn, NY. I met Raoul via flickr.com in 2007. He Raoul Gatepin, photographer, Brooklyn, NY. I met Raoul via flickr.com in 2007. He's hosted me at his house in Brooklyn, and we've been on road trips through France and New Jersey. Raoul recently moved back to his native France.
Marja Skotheim Folde, photographer and student of Architecture, Granada, Spain. I met Marja through flickr.com. She showed me round Granada in 27, and then lent me her apartment when I was shooting Marja Skotheim Folde, photographer and student of Architecture, Granada, Spain. I met Marja through flickr.com. She showed me round Granada in 27, and then lent me her apartment when I was shooting 'The Gathering Clouds' in the summer of 2009.
Andrew Hetherington, photographer, New York, NY. I followed Andrew Andrew Hetherington, photographer, New York, NY. I followed Andrew's blog 'What's The Jackanory?' about the life of an editorial photographer in New York city, and on a visit to the USA in 2008 I met up with him for lunch.
Eamon Lane, London, UK. I met Eamon via flickr. He bought one of my prints in 2007, with part of the deal being that I took his portrait. We met up in Dalston and took this photograph. Eamon Lane, London, UK. I met Eamon via flickr. He bought one of my prints in 2007, with part of the deal being that I took his portrait. We met up in Dalston and took this photograph.
Jeff Hammond - Skateboard ramp designer and builder, Brooklyn, NY. Alongside building some of the worlds most innovative skate parks, Jeff spends his downtime in New York making photographs. We met via flickr, and hung out during a huge storm in Manhattan Jeff Hammond - Skateboard ramp designer and builder, Brooklyn, NY. Alongside building some of the worlds most innovative skate parks, Jeff spends his downtime in New York making photographs. We met via flickr, and hung out during a huge storm in Manhattan
Laurel Fiszer - model/photographer/assistant, Dublin, Ireland. I met Laurel through flickr in 2007 when she left a series of amusing comments on my photographs. She was living in Brooklyn when I visited in 2008, and we hung out with a bunch of other frien Laurel Fiszer - model/photographer/assistant, Dublin, Ireland. I met Laurel through flickr in 2007 when she left a series of amusing comments on my photographs. She was living in Brooklyn when I visited in 2008, and we hung out with a bunch of other frien
Bryan Formhals, Brooklyn, NY. A Minnesota native, Bryan is a photographer and social media consultant. We met initially via flickr, and Bryan has since featured my work a number of times on his blog Bryan Formhals, Brooklyn, NY. A Minnesota native, Bryan is a photographer and social media consultant. We met initially via flickr, and Bryan has since featured my work a number of times on his blog 'La Pura Vida'. This photograph was taken in 2008.
Michael Simon, Photographer, New York, NY. I first saw Michael Michael Simon, Photographer, New York, NY. I first saw Michael's work on flickr in 2006 - he had been travelling through South America and had a wonderful series of photographs of dogs sleeping on pavements throughout the continent.
Karen Santiago, Dog Walker and Film Editor, Brooklyn, NY. Another flickr photographer, I met Karen through other friends in Brooklyn in 28. A NJ native, Karen saved my life by bundling me into a cab after particularly raucous night in a NY dive bar.. Karen Santiago, Dog Walker and Film Editor, Brooklyn, NY. Another flickr photographer, I met Karen through other friends in Brooklyn in 28. A NJ native, Karen saved my life by bundling me into a cab after particularly raucous night in a NY dive bar..
Stephen Griffin, photographer and web designer, Leeds, UK- Stephen contact me through flickr in 28, to let me know that he would be coming down to London, and whether I would like to do a gallery and photo-walk with him. Stephen Griffin, photographer and web designer, Leeds, UK- Stephen contact me through flickr in 28, to let me know that he would be coming down to London, and whether I would like to do a gallery and photo-walk with him.
James Wendell, Photographer and Veterinary Student, Queens, NY. I met James through moderating a street photography group on flickr. We hung out and had beers in New York in 28, and since then we have met up each time I James Wendell, Photographer and Veterinary Student, Queens, NY. I met James through moderating a street photography group on flickr. We hung out and had beers in New York in 28, and since then we have met up each time I've visited NYC.
Andrew Wiese, Photographer, Berlin, Germany - I visited Berlin for a workshop in the winter of 2008. On a day off, Andrew took me photographing on the streets of Berlin. Andrew Wiese, Photographer, Berlin, Germany - I visited Berlin for a workshop in the winter of 2008. On a day off, Andrew took me photographing on the streets of Berlin.
Ben Anderson, IT Consultant, Huddersfield, UK. I met Ben through flickr in 2007, and we Ben Anderson, IT Consultant, Huddersfield, UK. I met Ben through flickr in 2007, and we've since become good friends. It helps that Ben hails from the same town as my Dad.
Ariane Schrack, Film Production, Paris - I met Ariane through curating a portrait photography group on flickr. While visiting my Parisian agency Picturetank in the spring of 2009, I took a day off and met up with Ariane to visit the forest at Fontainebleu Ariane Schrack, Film Production, Paris - I met Ariane through curating a portrait photography group on flickr. While visiting my Parisian agency Picturetank in the spring of 2009, I took a day off and met up with Ariane to visit the forest at Fontainebleu
Anne Johnstone, Scientist, Edinburgh. I met Anne through flickr in 2008. Shortly after this photograph was taken in Hackney Wick, we got unintentionally drunk on tequila while dressed up in Hawaiian shirts in a marquee in Victoria Park. Anne Johnstone, Scientist, Edinburgh. I met Anne through flickr in 2008. Shortly after this photograph was taken in Hackney Wick, we got unintentionally drunk on tequila while dressed up in Hawaiian shirts in a marquee in Victoria Park.
Mason Cash, Film Graduate, Philadelphia, USA. Mason met up with me and a couple of other friends at a Zoe Strauss exhibition in Philadelphia after answering a shout out on flickr. He took us for Philly cheese steak; I don Mason Cash, Film Graduate, Philadelphia, USA. Mason met up with me and a couple of other friends at a Zoe Strauss exhibition in Philadelphia after answering a shout out on flickr. He took us for Philly cheese steak; I don't eat meat, so just had a hoagie.