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  • construction industrial photographer

    Six months in 116 seconds

    When the Vertas Grounds Team came to me with the idea of producing a timelapse video to show their transformation of a large construction site into an established educational landscape it was clear another solution would have to be found. As the school would be in operation for much of the programme period, having unattended…

  • building product photography

    Creating the outdoors indoors

    A large part of my work is producing photography to show building materials and systems in use. This usually means visiting recently completed projects and finding ways of showing the product to best effect. However, sometimes a product is so new it hasn’t been used in any scheme. That is when it becomes necessary to build a…

  • photography makers

    Affordable photography for creative makers and trades

    It is often the work of small artisan makers and trades that contribute most to giving a space a unique look and feel. It is their craft and creativity that makes my work as a photographer such a pleasure and helps towards a positive photographic outcome. Creative design and making businesses are often the sole traders or very small businesses who…

  • Felixstow Seafront Gardens Refurbishment

    It’s awards season and as often happens, I have had a few urgent jobs to shoot which were due to be submitted for various awards. The refurbishment of the seafront gardens at Felixstowe has been a long term project. It is now nearing completion with a triumphant phase which included the beautiful oak shelter. Being built…

  • accurate colour for architecture and interiors photography

    True colours

    How important is accurate colour to you? If you are an architect, interior designer or product manager and you have spent long hours agonizing over colour choices you will probably say its matters a lot. Achieving accurate colour reproduction in photography is actually far more of a challenge than you might imagine. Colours look different…

  • Central St Martin’s Summer School

    What an awesome experience! The Art Architecture and Photography summer school at Central St Martins in London provides rare access to photograph several of London’s most important cultural buildings under the tutorship of Diago Ferrari a leading Fine Art photographer working in architecture. The summer school gave uninhibited access to photograph two important brutalist buildings, the National Theatre (Architect: Denys Lansdun) and…

  • Thirteen steps to great photography of buildings

    When commissioned to photograph the built environment there are thirteen things I strive for . . . Set the building in its context Impart a sense of place / the feeling that a building evokes Emphasise the human dimension Investigate detail and textures Show how a building works Create tantalising glimpses of other worlds Produce…

  • Lakeside scene at Neuchatel, Switzerland

    Photography, Art & Architecture summer school at Central St Martins

    I am delighted to have been accepted to study with Diego Ferrari at the Photography, Art & Architecture  summer school at Central St Martins in London. This prestigious programme provides the opportunity  to reflect on how photography can better evoke an emotional response to a designed environment  and also how interventions in that space can change the way it is perceived. The…

  • Street photography

    It was a real pleasure to be asked to photograph the iconic Carnaby Street, London for Brett Landscape Products recently. Brett have supplied all of the paving materials for the recent refurbishment of the whole street. We arrived only a few days after completion but even this short time meant lots of work in Photoshop…

  • All set for Ecobuild 2015

    Only a few days to go until Ecobuild 2015 opens at Excel in London. I shall be there to meet up with clients old and hopefully new! Photography plays such an important part in promoting the adoption of good materials for sustainable development. I have been looking at the promotional materials of a few exhibitors…