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Grief and Anger- using Self Portraiture to let go. The author C.S.Lewis once wrote that ‘Bereavement can be a time of despair and disintegration, as well as a time for a surprising renewal of faith’. I started my disintegration project in March 2019 just a week or two after my […]


As Google’s Nik Collection no longer works with the latest iOS updates from Apple and there is no sign of the new owners updating the collection for Macs any time soon, I have been experimenting with the filters created by software company Topaz. The Dying Anemone featured above on the […]

I am delighted to be taking part in the Leamington Studio Artists Annual Photography Exhibition. The LSA annual open Photography and Digital Image exhibition is taking place at East Lodge from Wednesday 8th February until Sunday 5th March. The exhibition will be open Wednesday to Sunday 10am ’til 4pm. I […]

I have been busy over the last couple of weeks creating a variety of photographs of coffee. My previous shots of an Irish Coffee have sold so well as stock images I thought I would try and improve on them. I actually managed to pour the cream first time without […]

I don’t often enter photographic competitions. In fact this is only my second competition entry in a decade. But sometimes you get a sense that your work fits with the award category. In this case my portraits about Carers seemed like an appropriate entry for a competition being run by […]