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The last time we got a decent amount of snow in Brighton was 5 years ago in January 2013, this week we got a pathetic dusting of snow over night that was melted away by mid morning. I always like to get photos of my fellow Brighton Swimming Club members in the snow weather it’s a pathetic amount or not. Usually I like to get shots of members walking across a snowy beach but there was not really enough snow for that. Instead I used the snowy beach as a back drop for some portraits, I shot them after they came out of the water. I shoot some of these after my swim while still in my trunks on the beach and I still managed to hold the camera steady! You can see how much more snow there was in 2013 on my blog and see a selection of my snowy swimming photos from over the years in my portfolio.
On the Wednesday 29th of November I will be giving a short talk about my work documenting the construction of the British Airways i360 at ‘Modern Brighton & Hove’. I will be joined by fellow photographer Rob Orchard who will be talking about his project were he photographing every single pub in Brighton and Hove. In all there will be four short talks which will be followed by a panel discussion Kate Cheyne (University of Brighton), Claire Potter and Architectural Photographer Jim Stephenson (founder of MiniClick).
An exhibition charting the construction of the British Airways i360 has opened at the British Airways i360. Along with Photographer Gary Eastwood I documented the construction of the i360 from June 2014 until it was completed in August 2016.
The Brighton and Hove calendar 2017 is now available, this is second year that Finn Hopson of the Brighton Photography gallery has producing the calendar since taking it over. The calendar is comprised of the work of local Brighton Photographers including two of my images.
Every year between between the end of October and the start of March tens of thousands of starlings can be seen flocking around Brighton Pier. I am lucky in that my office is only a 3 minute walk from the pier, so if the weather is good I will often wander down to the pier 20 minutes before sunset to watch and shoot one of nature’s wonders. That said they flock no matter what the weather, it’s amazing to watch the move in unison even in very strong winds. Below are some of video and photos of Brighton’s starlings that I have shot over the years.
Shot in January 2016 on a Samsung NX1.
The 2016 Brighton and Hove calendar is now available, this is first year that Finn Hopson of Brighton Photography has taken over it’s production from Nigel Swallow. The calendar is comprised of the work of local Brighton Photographers including four of my images.
For the most part everything MiniClick does is free and all the people that work for it do so on a voluntary basis. MiniClick is a Brighton based organisation that puts on free Photography events if you want to know more you can read my brief MiniClick history.
As part of a fundraising drive MiniClick asked 14 photographers including me to donate an image and then 14 illustrators were asked to add their work to them. My photo of a jubilant swimmer was sent to Eloise Dorr. You can purchase a one off print of Eloise Dorr’s and my collaboration from Miniclick’s shop.
MiniClick is celebrating it’s 5th year on 12th September with a series of talks and a party. I will be speaking alongside some of my favourite MiniClick speakers like: Peter Dench, Ewen Spencer, Alex Bamford, Antonio Olmos and Murray Ballard. The talks … Continue reading