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Day 3 of 3 street photography workshops - Shoreditch, London
01st October 2016 - 0 comments
Day 3 of 3 street photography workshops - Shoreditch, London

Day 2 of 3 street photography workshops - Soho, London
30th September 2016 - 0 comments
Day 2 of 3 street photography workshops - Soho, London

Day 1 of 3 street photography workshops - Notting Hill Gate, London
29th September 2016 - 0 comments
Day 1 of 3 street photography workshops - Notting Hill Gate, London

Amateur Photographer magazine street photography feature
27th September 2016 - 0 comments
I'm very pleased to announce that I have a two-page spread inside the latest special Street Photography edition of Amateur Photographer magazine. I offer some top tips for achieving great candid shots and street portraits, along with selection of some of my favourite taken images. Out now to download as a digital version or as a printed magazine!

Paris street photography - Palais Royal
24th September 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel

Palais Royal, Paris

Out on a wet and windy evening in Paris with a couple other photographers, I embraced the rain! Paris is a very beautiful city to photograph, come rain or shine and discovering new locations, learning new historical info from my Parisian companions was actually was quite enjoyable... apart from my non water-proof sneakers which got soaked! After walking approx. 3.5km into the Paris night from Palais Royal and ending in Faubourg Saint Denis, a nice meal and a glass or two of vin blanc at a cool bistro was well and truly welcome!
Pigalle Paris - night photography
23rd September 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel

Pigalle, Paris
Raining in Paris - view from my window
22nd September 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel

Montmartre, Paris

When I checked the weather forecast for my stay in Paris last week, and just saw predicted cloud and rain, I was half feeling a bit 'meh' about it, especially knowing I was leaving behind 30C sunshine in London! At the same time I was also quite excited about photography potential of getting my rainy/umbrella shots, but it all worked out in the end.

I took this shot from my apartment window one rainy early morning after breakfast. The light was quite moody and liked the silhouetted pedestrians, holding umbrellas as they walked up this street.
Pigalle Paris street photography
20th September 2016 - 0 comments

Pigalle, Paris | 2016

Paris’ Pigalle is an epicenter of debauchery with door to door sex shops, peep shows, strip clubs, cabarets, and many other, unpublishable X-rated adventures on the main boulevards. In terms of seediness, Pigalle might take the cake. Very touristy though because of Moulin Rouge windmill.

I scouted Pigalle during the day and then I went back there under the cover of darkess with my camera, as I saw some potential photo wise, esp. with all the neon signs & lights etc. There were many of these narrow, quiet, side passage hotels in the area just like this one I thought were cool to photograph. I was thinking I could never live in this area, never mind stay in a hotel here just for a few days.

As I was getting some shots, I heard the voices of some little kids talking behind me. The older sis said 'Excusez-moi' and I let them pass. I guessed they were brother and sister. As I took some shots, I wondered where they were going hand in hand, alone in this sleazy part of town, and why they kept looking back. But it wasn't me they were looking at....

A few seconds later, I heard another adult female voice 'Excusez-moi' it was their mother, carrying some heavy bags I let her pass by. I remember as she did, her starring at me for a few seconds. I couldn't tell if it was a look of despair, uneasiness and/or sadness but I realised as the kids walked into the hotel, that is where they all lived.
Back from my travels to Paris
19th September 2016 - 0 comments


Well, I'm back from my short 4 day stay in paris today. Booo! But wow, what a trip it was. The last time I was over there was in 2013 when I was invited over to hang out with John Free's Paris street photography workshop group.

This time around, I went solo and had a schedule of places I wanted to check out, mostly off the beaten tourist path. It was September and extremely busy in parts, so even more challenging photo wise. I also met up with some Parisian friends and explored some very interesting Paris locations I had never been before. Paris has so many amazing spots for street and urban photography. I will need to return very soon!

I haven't had a real chance to go through my photos as yet, but I will start to upload some of my favourites from my trip over the coming few days! Stay tuned. Au revoir! 😀
Crack o' dawn over Maida Vale London
09th September 2016 - 0 comments


Crack o' dawn view of Maida Vale, London from my window. I went back to bed afterwards as I can't remember why I was up so early!? :-)
J'aime Paris
07th September 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel


I am quite excited to be re-visiting Paris this month. Its hard not to love the city and get totally absorbed in the sights and sounds, culture, architecture and old tradition. I will hopefully be exploring some new areas and meeting some street photographer friends while I am there. I'll of course be taking my digital cameras with me just incase, though still deciding whether to take my haunted Minolta film camera or not!

Either way, I have been working far too hard and am need of a little mini break. Paris after all, is just a skip and a hop (well sorta) on the Eurostar train from London, so escaping to Europe is relatively easy!
Seen In.... Happy World Photography Day
19th August 2016 - 2 comments
Happy World Photo Day! An international event held on August 19th that embraces a passion for photography and it's ability to inspire communities.


Southbank, London
Cornwall on film - black and white photography
14th August 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel


I found some old black & white film scans from a holiday to St. Ives, Cornwall 2012. Shot on, a Minolta camera I purchased off Ebay. The seller gave me a back story and said the camera was originally owned by a deceased Cuban lady. I've taken it on my travels around the world. It did play up a few times and ruined some rolls of film or gave me double exposures, etc. I always thought to myself, I bet that Cuban lady either doesn't want me to use it or she's playing pranks on me from beyond!! Perhaps not, just an old, well travelled film camera with its quirky flaws....!

I'll post a few more scans from my trip to Cornwall in another blog post.
Seen in...Westbourne Park - Rubber ducky in urban jungles
11th August 2016 - 0 comments


Rubber ducky seen in the urban jungles of Westbourne Park, London.
Lisbon Geometry - Travel Street Photography
09th August 2016 - 0 comments
In: Travel


A bit of Tuesday street photography geometry for ya! Taken in Lisbon.
Taken in Lisbon, Portugal
Buy 1 Get 1 Free offer on wall art prints
04th August 2016 - 0 comments


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Norwegian Air inflight magazine - British Photographers mention
01st August 2016 - 0 comments
I got a mention in the August edition of N By Norwegian, the inflight magazine for Norwegian Air, who got in touch a few weeks ago to say I was recommended as one of the best leading British street photographers, by the featured Italian photographer Lorenzo Grifantini.😊 ✈️ 📷



With thanks to Lorenzo, who's wonderful Italian beach life series of photographs are featured in this issue along with interview with him. Check it out on pages 69-75.
An Ideal for Living: photography Exhibition at Beetles + Huxley gallery
30th July 2016 - 0 comments
Check out the new An Ideal for Living exhibition at Huxley + Beetles gallery in Mayfair, London. The exhibition opened on 27 July and will continue to run until 17 September 2016. I'm planning to go see it over the weekend.

I created a We Shoot People Meetup event including a gallery visit plus a street photo walk around central London afterwards if you wish to join us.



"An Ideal for Living is an exhibition about how photographers have perceived class, culture and identity in modern Britain. Drawing on the work of 29 diverse photographers, it considers how photographing Britain has contributed to the creation of a collective national identity. The exhibition shows the variety and creativity with which photographers have sought to document what they consider to be a particularly British way of life from the 1920s to now.

The exhibition opens with photographs of British life in the interwar period. Photographs by Emil Otto Hoppé, Bill Brandt and Henri Cartier-Bresson show the early preoccupation with documenting the British class system. Brandt's landmark photobook, The English at Home (1936), cast a satirical look over social divides and notions of English propriety. The publication would go on to become a benchmark for photographers seeking to comment on the idiosyncrasies of the British class system as it has developed and subdivided through the course of the last century."


Beetles + Huxley is situated at 3-5 Swallow Street, London W1B 4DE (closest tube stations Piccadilly or Green park)
Seen in Shoreditch, London - street photography
28th July 2016 - 0 comments


I was out today testing out a new selfie stick I had delivered this morning, (a long story, don't ask!). Anyway, as I was walking around the Shoreditch area looking for some cool locations, when I spotted this interesting window scene. I had my Panasonic and Sony cameras in my bag, but didn't want to miss the moment. So I unwittingly got away with taking the shot with my 'iPhone on a stick' without being noticed. I guess she just thought I was just another visitor to the area, taking selfies! :P Seen in Shoreditch, London - street photography
Seen on Whitby Street E1
25th July 2016 - 0 comments


Seen on Whitby Street, London E1 during a Brick Lane / Shoreditch photo walk on Sunday.