I have worked as a photojournalist all my working life. From Journalism college in Sheffield through local news in the Midlands to working for the Times in London and then Scotland, my camera has taken me to a lot of places and pointed at a lot of faces! From James Brown to Gordon Brown … and all points in between.
Working for The Times, the FT and many other national broadsheet newspapers and magazines for over 15 years has given me a wide breadth of experience in many areas of photography….. location portraits, photojournalism for magazines, studio work with complex lighting setups and of course news and current affairs. Almost every shoot has involved working in cooperation with my subjects to tell their story and create eye-catching pictures which leap off the page.
A life as a photojournalist has proved to be a great foundation for the paths my photography now follows. Wedding photojournalism, Corporate Portraiture and Commercial work allows me to put into practise all that I learnt during the media years!
Composing beautiful images in difficult lighting conditions, working to tight deadlines, with complicated briefs and with challenging subjects.