FC Barcelona Photography Awards

I’m delighted to announce that my photograph ‘Arshia Ghorbani, 16, Toxteth, Liverpool’ has won first prize in the inaugural FC Barcelona Photo Awards. The awards were set up to “celebrate the positive intrinsic values common to sport and culture and to communicate the importance and contribution of those values to current society.” Arshia’s story is an example of the power of sport in society…

Sony World Photography Awards, 2017

Delighted to have my first work from a new group project I am leading shortlisted at the Sony World Photography Awards. The project ‘Sixteen’ examines the lives, dreams, ambitions and fears of sixteen year olds from all walks of life all around the UK. I’ve brought together a group of friends and colleagues, all photographers I admire greatly, who in our different ways will make…

New Campaign for Wagamama

Series of four new ads created for Wagamama just before Christmas with a great team from JWT London. Never been so well fed on a shoot!!

The Tay Valley, Scotland

Amidst all the turmoil surrounding the EU referendum here in the UK last week, I was fortunate to spend a few days up in Scotland continuing my series of large format landscapes. This time The Upper Tay Valley in and around Crianlarich…. With 04.30 sunrise and sunset at 22.30, they were long days. Thanks to the good folk at the Crianlarich Hotel who looked…

Myanmar

Back from a fascinating trip to Myanmar in December. Amazing country, lovely people and a privilege to have the opportunity to work there. A longer blog post will follow with the commissioned pictures once they have been used by the client, but here’s a little taster…

Mazda Cars shoot, Fogo Island, Newfoundland

It’s been a busy few months at the end of 2014, beginning of 2015. First up a lovely car shoot for Mazda in Canada. Essentially designed as a ‘road-trip’ shoot with a Mazda 3 Sport. The location was Fogo Island off the Newfoundland coast, traditionally a close knit fishing community that was suffering after the long and ongoing moratorium on the Northern Cod Fishery…

The Pacific Coast Highway – California Route 1

Just a few pictures of October on one of my favourite roads……

starlings agatherin’

It’s that time of year again when the starlings gather around the UK in enormous flocks called ‘murmurations’ – whilst it is still an incredible sight the RSPB tells us not to be fooled by the big flocks: “Despite the incredible size of the flocks, these numbers are just a fraction of what they used to be. Huge starling flocks used to gather over…

Gone to the dogs….

I’m not sure what’s going on, but I’ve found myself photographing dogs of late. No real plan and no real direction to it, I just seem to be seeing dog pictures everywhere: Paris, Liverpool, New York, Mumbai, Amsterdam….. …more on the website  

The Independent on Sunday New Review and the modern world

Just a quick update on my Scottish Referendum project – the Independent on Sunday New Review in the UK ran a lovely spread this last weekend….. Also, finally joined the modern world! Please join me on facebook and twitter for news, updates and photography discussion