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The 2020 Brighton and Hove calendar

The 2020 Brighton and Hove Calendar is out now and features work from 16 local photographers including yours truly. This calendar is the 20th and is a best of of sorts to mark that its the 20th and last to curated by Nigel Swallow. Apart for 2 editions that where created by Finn Hobson the calendar has always been put together by Nigel but after 20 years Nigel waits to move on to do new things which is not possible when have to spend months putting together a calendar, printing and spending a few months selling it, it takes up more than half the year. He is passing onto a new Art Co Operative called ArtHoc in Brighton, to do with creatively as they please – to raise their profile and funds for a city centre gallery, with living space above for artists and studios, I am personally eager to see what the future holds for the Brighton and Hove Calendar. Continue reading

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2019 Lewes Bonfire celebrations

On November 5th I went out to Lewes to shoot the Bonfire celebrations which are the largest in the UK and completely bonkers. Continue reading

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Lomogon lens launched on Kickstarter

Lomography has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the manufacture of their new art lens the Lomogon. It was designed to recreate some of the classic Lomography aesthetic you get from the Lomo LC-A, but now for DLSRs, Mirrorless cameras, and good old film SLRs.

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I’m speaking at T-Shaped Talks at Platf9rm in Brighton

On Wednesday the 6th of February I will given a short talk about my photographs that document Brighton Swimming Club at T-Shaped Talks at Platf9rm. I’ve been shooting Brighton Swimming Club members ever since I became a member in 2003. Even though I’ve been documenting it for 15 years I’ve still not lost my passion for the subject. Continue reading

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Brighton Swimming Club in Robinsons ad and Michael Portillo Documentary

I’ve been on the other side of the lens a little recently. Robinsons was recently down the club shooting their new TV ad. Along with other members of Brighton Swimming club I appeared in an ad for Robinsons crushed Apple and Cinnamon Fruit Cordial, I even got to do a little bit of the voice over! Continue reading

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Runner up in the ‘For the Love of the Water’ category at the Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

My image of Elle swimming near Brighton Palace Pier at dusk came 2nd place in the Kendal Mountain Festival’s photography competition in ‘For the Love of the Water’ category.

Member of Brighton Swimming Club Elle swimming near Brighton Pier at Dusk Continue reading

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The 2019 Brighton and Hove calendar is now available

The 2019 Brighton and Hove Calendar is out now and features work from 25 local photographers including yours truly. One of my starling images is the main image for January and then I’ve 2 smaller images later on in the calendar. It’s always nice to be a part of a Brighton institution.

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Portraits of fellow sea faring photographer Emma Critchley

At the end of October Emma Critchley asked me to shoot her portrait for the BBC for her upcoming radio documentary ‘Pursuit of Beauty: Art Beneath the Waves‘. I first met Emma on Brighton beach in the early 2000s when … Continue reading

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