The Kai Face »

The Kai Face

I’m finally sharing the results of a very interesting art commission.
This is the Kai Face.
It is the biggest thing I’ve ever worked on, in terms of time I spent on it (indescribable), and also size – this is a piece not made for the internet. It’s going to be printed at least 2 metres tall.
At [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions, Movies/audio, My images - versions & outtakes, Tutorials/'making of' on January 29th, 2013 | 17 Comments »

And your iPad becomes useful again… »

And your iPad becomes useful again…

I don’t whoop and shout about every single feature or publicity piece I get, but I just have to blog about this.
There’s a new iPad magazine out by Ilex called ‘Photographer’s I’ which is “a revolutionary departure in the world of photography magazines”, and I have found to be a delight. If you have one [...]

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Posted in Press/sponsors, Tutorials/'making of' on November 23rd, 2011 | 2 Comments »

Video 3/3: using Phase One on location, UrbEx fashion »

Video 3/3: using Phase One on location, UrbEx fashion

Here’s my latest video, 3/3, completing my series of Phase One insights!
You can also view it on YouTube here.

This was a shoot we did in an abandoned place, a self-arranged fashion shoot for which I recruited a team: model Samantha Jane, hair and make-up artist Hellie Last and of course trusty assistant Matt.
Normally [...]

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Posted in Movies/audio, My images - versions & outtakes, Press/sponsors, Tutorials/'making of' on June 12th, 2011 | 2 Comments »

Video 2/3: using Phase One for fine art – snake shoot »

Video 2/3: using Phase One for fine art – snake shoot

(or view on YouTube)
Here’s the next video in the little series I’ve been doing, showing the stuff I’ve been producing with Phase One medium format system. The video goes behind the scenes to look at a shoot we did in April this year (which I previously blogged about) where I directed and modelled with a [...]

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Posted in Movies/audio, Press/sponsors, Tutorials/'making of' on May 31st, 2011 | 3 Comments »

Video 1/3: using Phase One for fashion portraits »

Video 1/3: using Phase One for fashion portraits

Check out my new video below – this takes a close-up look at pictures I shot with Phase One kit (645DF and p40+ back) at recent Shoot Experiences in London. I used a 75-150mm Phase One medium telephoto lens for most of the images seen in the video, and the quality of the lenses you [...]

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Posted in Movies/audio, Press/sponsors, Tutorials/'making of' on May 27th, 2011 | 3 Comments »

On PhotographyBLOG »

On PhotographyBLOG

I did a 3-part series of posts on the PhotographyBLOG, thanks to Mark Goldstein.
Part 1: Interview on aspects of my work
Part 2: My post-processing secrets
Part 3: My tips on successful social media for photographers
Check them all out!

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Posted in Press/sponsors, Tutorials/'making of' on February 16th, 2010 | 6 Comments »

Bending over backwards in Photoshop. Literally »

Bending over backwards in Photoshop. Literally

How I made THIS:

From THIS:

A few people were against me posting this entry, as they preferred me to keep the mystery of my imagery intact.
Because I’d already written it and promised it, I think it’s only right that I publish my entry on this occasion. I don’t do it with alot of images anyway.
Now, first [...]

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Posted in Tutorials/'making of' on February 2nd, 2010 | 37 Comments »

Focus On Imaging 09 »

Focus On Imaging 09

Images and description of my talks for MS at Focus on Imaging, at the Birmingham NEC, 22nd – 25th Feb 09…

Above images: the MS booth. At this event three of my images (mounted on hardboard, 1m x 70cm) were on display on the Microsoft booth which was great. I managed to take two of them [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings, Talks, Tutorials/'making of' on March 17th, 2009 | 7 Comments »