Sri Lanka Photography Holiday – next date 2020

Join me in February 2020 for a photographic trip around Sri Lanka. The holiday combines cultural highlights of Sigiriya, wildlife safaris in Minneriya and Udawalawe, a short trek in the Knuckles range, street photography in markets, a train journey up to tea plantations, the stilt fishermen and Dutch Fort of Galle, cooking with a local family and more. It’s an action packed itinerary taking in Negombo, […]

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Winter Wedding at The Savoy

Photographing a wedding at The Savoy is always a treat.  Impeccably organised by Bruce Russell and the Fairmont team, any couple is guaranteed a magical day, and no more so when it is the weekend before Christmas where Christmas spirit, champagne and sparkly lights just adds to the occasion.  As one of the Savoy’s recommended […]

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PUGLIA photography holiday

2018 saw a new location for my photography holidays.  I’d heard that Puglia down in the heel of Italy was a gem of a location, and so it proved.  Blue blue skies, turquoise seas, historic white washed walled towns, and excellent portrait and street photography opportunities, not to mention fabulous food and wine, made for […]

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Barrecore shoot

The brief: shoot some images in the studio to reflect Barrecore expanding their classes to include yoga.  Constraints: shoot to be completed within 60 minutes before evening classes commence. I like working to a deadline.  Having only 60 minutes to recce the space, and shoot a range of yoga poses with two models certainly concentrates […]

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The Wren Chapel Christening

Some locations are really special to photograph and none more so than The Wren Chapel, Royal Hospital, Chelsea which was the setting for the Christening of Philippa and Alexander’s twins.  The Christening takes place as part of the Sunday service and while no photography was allowed during the service we had an opportunity for family and group photographs at the […]

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Photography Holiday – Rajasthan & The Pushkar Camel Fair, India – post trip photographs

Ask any photographer what part of their job they find tedious and I’m guessing that high up the list would be the edit and post production.  Certainly in travel photography the enjoyment is wandering, exploring, framing, capturing.  Digital gives us the freedom to shoot a lot, but the cost is eye wateringly dull sessions in […]

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Intimate Weddings at The Savoy, London

Wedding photography. One tends to think of a big ceremony and late night party attended by lots of family and friends, sometimes upwards of 200 people, and all of that to be documented on camera. But occasionally I am asked to photograph a wedding for just the bride and groom, or perhaps the bride, groom […]

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A Quiet Place – Yoga in the City

For a while I’ve wanted to try to use photography to convey some of the aspects of yoga that I find really powerful. Not just how it can transform the physical body, but yoga (whether physical postures, or a seated meditation) can be a way of carving out an internal quiet space amidst the busyness […]

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Justfitwear – fitness brand shoot

A friend of mine, Cece who is big into fitness and is Europe’s #1 female referee at Touch Rugby, has set up her own clothing brand justfitwear.com.  She asked me to join her and a collection of outstanding women from sport – Team GB athletics, touch rugby, and other just plain strong and sassy ladies for a […]

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Yoga for Cyclists Article for Virgin Active

Teaching group exercise in gyms has for the last 11 years been a regular part of my weeks in London.  I have permanent group indoor cycle classes (‘spinning’), Body Balance (a Les Mills Programme) and Yoga classes for various London gyms.  It is a great complement to photography which can be quite solitary – behind […]

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