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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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2018 Lewes Bonfire Celebrations

Every year on the 5th of November Lewes a small town in Sussex goes bonfire mad. Bonfire societies descend on Lewes from the surrounding areas and parade though the streets with fire touches, effigies and burning crosses. Continue reading

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Out of the Blue exhibition at the Brighton Photography Gallery

Out of the Blue is a group show of photos inspired by the sussex coast. For the show I’ve put together a selection of sea images, focusing on the texture and surface of the water in different weather conditions. The images comprise of the sea and sky with no swimmers or landmarks to identify them as Brighton. Continue reading

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