May 3, 2013
3 new pictures for new June issue Harpers. Alice Temperley and her gang, Michael and Emily Eavis and Charles Hazelwood at Glastonbury Abbey. What’s interesting is that I covered each shoot on digital and 10 x8 inch negative… 3 sheets of film on each. When I gave them all the selected files, not telling them […]
April 21, 2013
I am in Qatar on a commission to photograph the natural landscape. It’s elusive in the ferocious heat of the day, but hey…. when you find it, and when the sun dies down and beats some unexpected magic, it’s quite a thing. All the flatness and bland expanse of desert begins to gain shape and […]
March 20, 2013
Alright alright. It’s March the 21st now and though this was a few days ago the temperature is still the same. East Anglia has barely had a glimpse of warmth and sun. However the peewits are definitely making springlike noises and the marsh birds are all apairing. I guess that’s down to quantity of daylight. […]
March 4, 2013
First big one goes on show at Art 13 at Olympia, London. At one point a shaft of light came through that lovely curved glass above the Grand Hall, got hold of the picture and played all sorts of illusory games. This picture is the cover of the new book.
March 4, 2013
The series is now complete and the book just about ready. So before it comes out; a few that didn’t make it. Just to recap… the set of pictures are all taken in the field beside the river at Tilhill on the banks of the river Wey, where I was brought up with my brother […]
November 5, 2012
As I am editing this series it seems to grow in stature… only to crash back down to earth when I have been working on the files into the night. The series is based on the reappraisal of a particularly familiar place; to turn away from anything predictable and avoid an approach that I might […]
October 17, 2012
I had sort of thought that I might find someone who would help me by letting off a rocket or two, perhaps a catherine wheel by the river….. but then Bryan came along. These pictures I post here over the next few days are just small unworked digital versions of the final series.