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Digging Pt. 3

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Been quite a while since one of these posts. Having a break from commercial work and before a couple of exhibitions in the summer enabled me to go on a bit of a road trip and visit a few friends. … Continue reading

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Charlie Tuesday Gates @ The Nunnery

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A fascinating show at the Nunnery last night, where Charlie Gates presented DIY Taxidermy. Read the info at the link to find out more..Hold your nose!

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Hunting for colour

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Stage 2 of the Bow Arts project is going to be about things growing, with a lot more emphasis on colour. Time to brighten things up a bit!

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BAT Pack Press

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The PV of BAT Pack was great, an estimated 300 people came through the doors for the occasion. The show’s now running until Sunday the 23rd May. We’ve had press in East London Life, East London Advertiser and on the … Continue reading

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Bow Arts Project Moving On

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Here’s a few of scans I’ve got back from the Bow Arts project, shot on my Mamiya. Feels really good to be getting my teeth stuck into it now, feel like the boundaries are now set and I can start … Continue reading

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BAT Pack

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There’s an exciting show coming up in Mile End, BAT Pack, Bow Arts Live/Work 2010. It’s the first self-initiated group show that’s happening since the scheme started a couple of years ago. 42 artists involved, at a lovely venue and … Continue reading

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Big Bow Arts Belated Update

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It’s been a while also since I posted any new Bow Arts ideas for the project. I’ve been shooting a lot on film, and will post some of the results after this. Here is a selection from my digi over … Continue reading

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Big Belated Update Mk 2

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It’s been a month since I’ve posted anything on the blog, but it feels like 6. Lots to catch up with and I’m going to split it over a few posts. First up, I’ve spent the past 4 weeks shooting … Continue reading

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Website re-jig

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I’ve be spending quite a bit of time recently sorting out a few website niggles, and am finally happy with the site. All the images are now larger, and I’ve re edited and colour corrected a lot of the galleries. … Continue reading

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Headliners Portrait Session on Brick Lane

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In my continued role as a mentor working with the charity Headliners I took some teenagers out on Brick Lane for a portrait session. We went through the whole process from in-camera techniques to choosing an appropriate background to how … Continue reading

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Headliners Mentoring

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I’ve just started another session of photographic mentoring with the charity Headliners in Shoreditch. Throughout the month I’m taking enthusiastic young lightstalkers out around Brick Lane on various mini projects and putting the results together in slideshows. Last week I … Continue reading

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Ruth Solomons Paintings

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I recently shot some paintings for the artist Ruth Solomons for her website and promotional materials. I’m looking to shoot more artwork on behalf of artists, please get in touch if interested!

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Bow Arts Musings

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Bow Live/Work artist Richard Whitby has written an Art Vehicle ‘postcard’ about spending a very cold winter as a resident of the trust. The emotions conveyed in the article have described the realities of the experience far better than I … Continue reading

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Oasis Academy Dance

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This week I had a shoot at Oasis Academy of their yearly dance show, which I covered last year. I wouldn’t usually put jobs like this on my blog, but I felt some of the photos were stronger than run … Continue reading

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Chopsticks Optional in Creative Review

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The private view of Chopsticks Optional at the Nunnery last week was one of the most enjoyable exhibitions I’ve been to. Spending 2 days with the artists John Walter and Corinne Felgate shooting staged portraits of their imaginary relationship was … Continue reading

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Bow Arts Project News

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It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for the preparations for my next documentary project, and I’m now ready to begin shooting in the new year. In the last few months I’ve been researching and thinking about the kind of … Continue reading

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Chopsticks Optional

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Here’s a promotional video of an exhibition, Chopsticks Optional taking place on the 14th January at the Nunnery, London. It features the collaborative works of John Walter and Corinne Felgate. Part of the show will include photos I took of … Continue reading

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Photographic Mentoring

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I was asked a while ago to be a mentor for the Media Trust, and have recently completed my first session. The Media Trust runs a wonderful scheme that finds media professionals mentoring positions with charities that need support with … Continue reading

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Hatcham Social video

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Here’s my first foray into video for a band called Hatcham Social. I worked as the director of photography alongside director Theo Shaw to shoot their latest video ‘Sidewalk’ off the debut album ‘You Dig the Tunnel, I’ll Hide the … Continue reading

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Recent M3 Solutions commission

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Here’s a recent commission for the refurb company M3 Solutions that I shot in Newmarket. I enjoyed the challenge of creating dynamic images from a space that was quite sparse, and these architectural jobs are a welcome contrast form my … Continue reading

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