Wet Frowns, Rainy Day Abstracts & Landscapes

It’s been raining a lot. I’ve gathered some of my favourite recent shots that feature aspects of rainfall. A few years ago I started documenting representations of gender and expression with a particular focus on frown lines and forehead expression – I called it The Frown Project. In the last couple of weeks I’ve felt … Read more

It’s Raining/A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

It’s been particularly wet the last few days. One of the few positives for me is that it’s a photographic opportunity to capture the landscape from a different perspective.  A flooded section of Highgate West Hill conflates submerged signage and reflected nature and to me evokes a poetic and surreal street abstract. The word STOP, seen … Read more

Beauty & Sadness: a rainy day in London

A few months ago I read the book Beauty and Sadness by the Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata. The title came to mind again when I was thinking about the essence of the following images. I took these photographs the other day, gravitating towards beauty and nature in a week where the news has been very depressing; full … Read more