Photographing nature has literally changed how I see the world and how I relate to it. There is plenty of predatory cunning and stalking, camouflage, titanic moments of storms or tsunamis, but within nature there is no deliberate deception in order to achieve power or domination and no agendas. It is impossible to apply the human […]
Unlike speech and the written word, the dialogue the viewer has with an image is non linear and, as the dialogue is voluntary, it can be non existent. Engaging with an image, like everything else in life, improves with practice and is, largely, something that the viewer gives their self permission to do. It can be […]
It never pays to take oneself too seriously, so these are a poke at all the pompous egotism in the world and advertising especially, which is all just very expensive bullshit.
This was the brainchild of a friend in Australia, Felix Collado, a man I respect and admire and whose work I find inspirational especially ‘The Mundane‘. It isn’t often that I’ll get fired up by something someone else has dreamed up, preferring to explore my own ideas, but this one really was a great idea […]
Until I persuaded myself to become the subject of my work I hadn’t really appreciated fully that the studio is just a performance space like any theatre stage. Once I had embraced that idea I was able to forget about being self conscious or awkward and to centre myself either to project myself to the camera and […]
Featuring Shaggy and Leah, Shaggy is soon to publish his poetry and asked me to do some promo shots with the idea of using Leah as a display board for a statement about their growing relationship as the theme of the shoot. Cybotica Systems is, at this stage, a fictitious company, part piss take, part […]
By way of introduction and because I am usually to be found on the other end of the camera I decided it would be a good exercise to get in front of the camera and to experience the studio space for myself and to see if I couldn’t get comfortable and just use it as […]