Wedding Photography

June 29, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
In the past photography was one of the dark arts, along with plumbing, car mechanics and for me, hanging wallpaper. It was something a professional did, something you expected to pay for and something in which you gave your total trust to the person you had chosen to carry out the work. With the explosion in access to cameras, particularly those on...
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Open Wide

May 31, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Let me take you back 43 years to 1972. Little Jimmy Osmond, Slade, T-Rex, Alice Cooper and Rod Stewart all had number one hits. Mastermind was first broadcast, protesters burnt down the British embassy in Dublin, Leeds won the FA Cup, the final stretch of the M6 was opened and of course America was still fighting the Vietnam war. But for me, aged 5...
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Somerset coastline hits rock bottom

April 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Friday 20th March 2015 was special for a number of reasons. Early that morning saw everyone gathering outside their office buildings or schools with bits of cardboard boxes, strange glasses or at the more technological end of things, cameras and telescopes. It was a total solar eclipse, and though unfortunately shrouded by cloud in many areas of t...
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Down the Deep Lanes

September 20, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
On the night of the 10th September, I take a drive around the cull zone again, returning to the place I had been previously for testing Stop the Cull's thermal imaging equipment, and retracing the regular route I devised last year. I'm heading towards home when I decide to take a minute's break and pull in at location A on the map below. I turn the...
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Protesters get thermals in battle against the cull

September 09, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Sitting in the pub car park, it could be any regular night of the week. People arrive, park their cars, glance at me and walk into the pub for their evening meals and a pint. But tonight their glances seem to linger a little longer than usual. There's an air of suspicion already building in West Somerset and it's only the first night of the 6 week...
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