These are all my posts in chronological order. Have a scroll through my whole body of work if you want to just pick out the bits you like.
On Saturday Spadge & I shot a wedding together. Working side by side like this (for 14ish hours) was a new experience for us but let me tell you right now we kicked it’s ass! The day was split between a church in Sleaford & the amazing Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa — a stones throw from where I grew up. I’ve spent many Sunday lunches at the hotel, being on familiar ground definitely helped.
Shot over to Leicestershire yesterday to visit Bradgate park, it was our first time back since July last year. The long winter has definitely taken it’s toll on the landscape, all the rich greens have turned to subtle brown tones, there was even some snow still lying around despite it reaching 12°C.
Happy Easter guys! I got to shoot at Withamside House yesterday which was awesome, the colours in this room were perfect for my Easter themed photo. I wanted to go for something surreal & dreamy — also needed an excuse to buy 63 Easter eggs…
Okay, so it’s not really a secret but it’s definitely an obsession. For the last 11 months Spadge has been working on an awesome 35mm camera project entitled “24-12/3“. Each month, with a budget of £10, she’s been finding a 35mm film camera & running as much film through it as she can.
I recently shot the new lookbook for AnyForty Spring/Summer 2013 rage. This collection celebrates their fifth year of dropping sick designs — Blood, Sweat & 5 Years.
I was fortunate enough to shoot Chris & Laura’s wedding on Saturday. I’ve been asked to shoot weddings before but this was the first one I have accepted. I’ve known Chris for years and felt privileged that he considered me.
Believe it or not, I wasn’t only excited to shoot this wedding but I also thoroughly enjoyed doing it! I might even consider shooting another one some time. Now if you’ll excuse me I have to go and finish editing the hundreds of photos I took so I can get them over to the happy couple.
Today I dragged myself out of bed at 7.30 which, let me tell you, is a ridiculous hour on a Sunday. I commando rolled through my clothes straight into the front seat of my Schneemobil & drove through ALL THE WEATHER to Boxpark in Shoreditch, London. I did this so I’d have the pleasure of shooting the Spring/Summer 2013 lookbook for AnyForty — yes a Spring/Summer shoot in the snow… but I made it work.
My friend Daniel is a pretty awesome illustrator, the kind of illustrator that likes to draw axes & beards as well as beards & axes. At the end of last month I did a quick promo shoot for him in the attic of our favourite local independent coffee shop.
Spadge & I had a great time throwing coffee around the kitchen to get this shot… I should probably go and clean it all up but we’re re-watching Lost & it’s at that really good bit in season 3 when The Others capture Kate, Jack & Sawyer. The coffee & the cup are actually from separate shots and this final image is a composite. It took a few attempts to get the timing right for the motion, but once we settled into a rhythm we nailed it. Hope you like it.
As part of my birthday present last month Spadge got us tickets to the Tattoo Tea Party — awesome. So we made the trip up to Event City in Manchester to check it out. It’s unusual to see so many different styles under one roof & really interesting seeing how other people deal with the pain of being tattooed. There were some mind-blowingly-good artists & it’s, unsurprisingly, made me feel the need for more ink. Check out the photos and enjoy.