Recent Reflections

The other day I popped into Kew Gardens. Admiring one of Mark Quinn’s nature-inspired sculptures, I took a selfie at a moment when the half term crowds were not in the frame, and the reflected landscape had a flowing, painterly quality. In addition to the instant painting, which appeals to the lazy/ time-efficient artist in … Read more

On Strolling & Images from the Grand Flaneur Walk 2023

I recently attended London’s third Grand Flaneur Walk, organised by Gustav Temple of The Chap magazine. I’d previously photographed the gathering of stylish dandies and retro fashionistas in 2022 so there were familiar faces as well as people who were attending for the first time. The event is inspired by the concept of the urban … Read more

Jubilee Imagery – A Subjective Take

In this post I’ve gathered together a selection of photographs that reference two jubilees; the current Platinum Jubilee, which marks 70 years of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne as well as her Diamond Jubilee of 2012. All the images were shot in London with the exception of one example of graffiti witnessed in Brighton. … Read more

Mobility, Style & Visibility

I’ve been thinking about issues of mobility and style for a while now, and ideas and connections have been percolating in my head. A few weeks ago in late April 2022 I attended, as an observer, my first Colour Walk, a monthly gathering of colourful, stylish individuals in London’s Old Spitalfields Market. There were probably … Read more