Earlier this year I took a commission across the Irish Sea in Northern Ireland, and being this was a part of the world I’d always wanted to photograph; I spent a few days after the job to shoot some personal … Continue reading
After Mandalay I caught a bus north to Hsipaw. Leaving the popular tourist route behind, this was a week spent in a tranquil, rural area of Burma. I hired a motorcycle and explored the local area, shooting every dawn and dusk.
With no shoots scheduled I took the opportunity yesterday to venture out of the city to Burnham Beeches, just a 30 minute drive from London. If you recognise the trees then its because the woods have been used for many films, including: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Goldfinger, Princess Bride and two of the Harry Potter movies.
Tech: I took a few lenses out with me but in the end only used my most recent acquisition; the Nikon 45mm f/2.8 PC lens, mounted on the Nikon D810 with a Manfrotto L Plate and Manfrotto tripod.
A visit to Epping Forest is a right of passage for any Londoner eventually, located on the border of London and county of Essex. Here are a few photographs from a visit last week, hope you like them.
After the tranquil joys of Kerala we caught a night train from Aluva up to Goa. Because we had left ticket booking to the last minute the train berth’s were 3rd class, and aisle, still it makes the destination all … Continue reading
From Fort Kochi we got a taxi north to a charming homestay near the town of North Paravur. Rather than doing an extended trip on a houseboat, we opted for a shorter half day ride in a narrow boat. Although … Continue reading
I always try and set aside some time in the autumn to get away somewhere and take advantage of this transient period, this year it was the Peak District. I’d visited and shot the area once before, but didn’t feel I had done it justice. As a photographer I feel I’ve improved a lot since my first trip three years ago. I spent two days exploring Padley Gorge and The Longshaw Estate, the colours were beautiful in the area.
This was a dawn shoot I’d planned, hoping for crisp early light catching the valley, in the end I had to wait for an hour for the sun ot finally break through the foggy start.
The Monday was very bright and sunny, I drove over to Mam Tor, found a location along the ridge and waited for the sun to descend into the skies above Manchester.
My American road trip commenced and ended in Las Vegas, the site of a close friends wedding, so the ‘Valley of Fire’ was a natural destination to visit being just an hours drive North of Sin City. The landscape and … Continue reading
A famous landscape I’ve shot before. Last time dull clear blue skies didn’t give the images the drama they needed, returning a different time of year I got lucky with an incoming storm that afternoon.
Its been done a million times but its hard to resist, even though you have to share the location with a press pack of other photographers.