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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.

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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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Twenty Years of Brighton Source Magazine exhibition

Source Magazine is celebrating it’s 20th birthday with photo exhibition of it’s cover photos, live music photos and some of my street style photos. For 15 years source was Brighton’s local listing magazine but was so much more than that, lots of Brighton based photographers and writers made it one of the best local mags I’ve ever seen. Sadly Source magazine printed is last paper edition in December 2013 but it continues on the web. From 2010 ’til the last issue I shot montage portraits of people on the streets of Brighton for Source’s street style section on one of my trusted Lomo LCAs. Continue reading

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Brighton Naked Bike Riders take over the British Airways i360

This morning I had one of my stranger shoots. The British Airways i360 had invited some of Brighton’s naked cyclists for a free ride in the pod before morning opening. The cyclists will be taking part in the Brighton Naked Bike Ride on Sunday (10th June). Every year people strip off to take part in the Naked Bike Ride in different cities across the world, their nakedness highlights the vulnerability of cyclists on urban roads. The Brighton Naked Bike ride has been running in the since 2006, I photographed it in its inaugural year you can see my images from the 2006 ride in this Flickr album.

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