Winning the 2017 Analogue Awards

I was very excited to find out this afternoon that I have won the analogue open awards over at the Ginnel photography festival in Suffolk. Readers often ask me whether it’s worth entering photography competitions. (Free) Competitions can be a great thing to aim for and help improve your photography whether you win or not. Always…

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY in the Golden Hour

I recently created a blog post focusing on the 10 photography rules you should know. One of those rules is utilising the golden hour. I took all these shots during a sunny London evening last week between 7-9pm. The photos are in chronological order so you can see how the sun affects the colour palette and contrast of…

DEVELOPING as a Photographer

Many of the questions and messages I receive through this blog centre around ‘how do you improve as a photographer?’ and ‘How did you learn to take better photos?’. The answer is an awful lot of practice and I am nowhere near done! Below I’m going to talk you through my development in the last few years. It’s…

For the Birds

A short film capturing the brilliant must-see Brighton Festival event ‘For the Birds’. After driving to a pick-up point you are taken in a coach to a secret woodland location where the trees are filled with sculptures and audio installations inspired by the movement and sounds of birds.

Runners-Up

Having been a lifelong supporter of my hometown club BHAFC yesterday was a dream come true. 20 years ago the club nearly went extinct and now their on the way to the premier league after finishing 2nd in the Championship. I went to my first match (away to Watford!) aged 5 and got my first…

Sheep, Fields and Photography

Over the weekend I headed to explore more of the south downs which are now covered in sheep and their newborn lambs. Although I consider myself more of a travel/street photographer I enjoy pushing myself out of my photographic comfort zone and capturing some landscapes.

How to shoot like Stephen Shore

In the first of a new series of blog posts I am going to be sharing some of my favourite photographers, past and present, and looking at ways to be inspired by their style and talent. First up is Stephen Shore. I have been a huge fan of his work since seeing in person as…

10 Rules of Photography

Using the contact form here on this blog a young follower has got touch about ways to improve his photography. So I thought for anyone interested I’d put together a quick guide to 10 rules you should know. 1.Adjust your point of view Work out how you want your subject to look. If you look up…