‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’

Just over a week ago, I visited  Manchester for the launch of the Hayward Gallery’s new touring show ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’, curated by Jeremy Deller. About 5 months ago I got a phone call from Lesley Young, a freelance curator from Glasgow, who was working alongside Jeremy Deller in putting together […]

Email Translation 101

A recurring theme of my photographic career has been the steady stream of emails that arrive into my inbox, offering me the world and more. Over time, I’ve got pretty good at translating them. Here’s an example from today, with my translations in italics. (By the way, I’ve received this exact same email 3 times […]

Spring 2013 Catch Up.

Its been a good while since I’ve added a blog post here, so here’s a quick recap of what’s been happening over the last few months. Since early September I’ve been making lots of trips back to Spain to continue making photographs in reaction to the ongoing economic crisis. The series is evolving; It’s hard […]

‘Occupied Spaces’ Book Signing – Paris Photo 2012

I’ve never been to one of the big European photography fairs before, so its great to be heading over to ParisPhoto this week. While the main event at the Grand Palais looks slightly epic in scale and grandeur, I’m also super excited about some of the fringe events – NoFound Photofair, KIOSK, Off Print, and Books […]

Bradley Wiggins – Limited Edition Print Sale

As many of you may be aware, I’m a big cycling fan; As the Olympics in London got closer, I started planning how I was best going to see the various road racing events that passed through my part of the city. On the opening Saturday of the games, I watched the mens road race […]

New Encounters

Like many photographers, I am a naturally curious person; I love to meet and photograph new people. Originally inspired by Joel Sternfeld’s ‘Stranger Passing‘, I have been collating photographs of ‘Chance Encounters‘ since 2006. I’ve added two new images to this set today. You can see the full gallery here.

London Photography Festival – The Great British Public

I’m really excited to be exhibiting in the years London Festival of Photography; The flagship show, ‘The Great British Public‘, will take place across two venues – a main exhibition at The Dog Eared Gallery and a smaller selection in St. Pancras International station as part of their ‘Best of British’ Event. ‘The Great British Public’ […]

Santa Maria makes magical pizza

Just up the road from my office, there’s this fantastic pizzeria called Santa Maria. Last year they won ‘London’s Best Pizza’ in Time Out Magazine. I get on pretty well with Pasquale, the owner. He likes cycling, music and football, Napoli to be precise. When he asked me to photograph his restaurant in return for […]

Print Sale for AUCB Degree Show

You may have seen that I have recently put a new series live on my website; shot in late January, ‘Africa’s Premier Ski Resort’  looks at one of Africa’s only locations for winter sports, Oukaïmeden in Morocco. In conjunction with FThirtyEight, (the Arts University College at Bournemouth BA Commercial Photography Degree Show) I’m auctioning off 2 prints […]

Squeaky Bum Time

Back in October 2011 I received a red envelope through the post bearing what could be deciphered as on the one hand good news, and on the other bad; My speculative entry into the London Marathon had somehow got through the ballot, and I had a much sought after place on the starting line. It […]