Is Facebook the way forward? »

Some musing on social networking…

For the past three and a half years, Flickr has been the site where I share new work and the place I have considered my main ‘portal’ of communication with my viewers. Nearly 30,000 people on Flickr call me a contact.
I first joined Flickr in 2006. It’s the photo-sharing community vibe [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings, Uncategorized on September 24th, 2009 | 14 Comments »

Feature in Digital Camera magazine »

Feature in Digital Camera magazine

I’m in this month’s Digital Camera magazine (issue 91), a 6-page feature with an interview by Geoff Harris. I enjoyed the interview questions and the whole feature is well-written and possibly one of my favourite articles to date. Grab a copy…
Here is the first spread of it, I’ll post the whole thing into my press [...]

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Posted in Press/sponsors on September 18th, 2009 | 4 Comments »

Exhibiting at Buenos Aires Photo »

Exhibiting at Buenos Aires Photo

Thanks to camara oscura, Madrid, nine of my images will be exhibited by Lyle O’Reitzel Gallery, in Miami, Florida. The nine images are pictured below. Most will be medium size prints (58 x 88cm and thereabouts, the editions of 5) but The adjustment and The bus are featured as 83 x 125cm prints (edition of [...]

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Posted in Exhibitions on September 16th, 2009 | Leave a comment »

Photocamp Bradford 2009! »

Photocamp Bradford 2009!

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My last status update on Facebook read ‘Had best day in Bradford with best family and best boyfriend’. And I was not kidding! On Saturday 5th September, I spoke at an event called Photocamp at the National Media Museum in Bradford. It has been running now for [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings, Talks on September 9th, 2009 | 15 Comments »

Shooting Jane »

Here is a commissioned photoshoot I did for a very lovely lady called Jane who saw me in the newspaper in May, and came down from Bridlington to Brighton (on her broomstick) to get shot for 2 days in various places round Sussex, for images to celebrate her 40th birthday.
(Some you can click through to [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions on September 2nd, 2009 | 7 Comments »

‘Sculptography’ »

I recently did a collaboration with sculptor and bodycaster Jamie McCartney, for my exhibition Neurotica at Impure Art Gallery. The idea was to create a cast of me in a pose similar to one of my nude shots and then to shoot a photograph in the same pose, and project it onto the cast in [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions on August 5th, 2009 | 10 Comments »

My collaborations with Rossina Bossio »

This past few weeks I have been sharing on Flickr the results of a collaboration with Colombian artist Rossina Bossio, who lives in Rennes, France. I have known of Rossina’s paintings and photographs for a while now, through her Flickr photostream. I started to share interesting conversations with her online a few months ago when [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions, Inspirations - References to other artists on August 2nd, 2009 | 18 Comments »

Happy Birthday Tatus »

Happy Birthday Tatus

(view image on flickr)

Visiting Tatus
When first told I was to see our dad
My young mind imagined bandaged heroes laid in dormitories
Not a sea of rock flotsam,
The invasion of walking across them
Stepping in and about and around them,
in an all-but twitching void. Flapping of flower wrappings
Each stone either a glib shrine or overgrown neglect
A geometrically organised [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on May 14th, 2009 | 11 Comments »

American Photo, POTY 09, and more news… »

American Photo, POTY 09, and more news…

I’m on the cover of American Photo (May/June) which I was over the moon about! Big news, but slightly different publicity than usual for me, because the article is all about Flickr and its ’superstars’. Alot of people on flickr have inevitably, and understandably, felt it’s their right to discuss whether they ‘agree with’ the [...]

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Posted in Collaborations & commissions, Essays, musings, Press/sponsors on May 8th, 2009 | 4 Comments »

Palm Springs Photo Festival »

Palm Springs Photo Festival

I was in Palm Springs the other week, to attend the Photo Festival (PSPF) and give a presentation on my work on 2nd April. This opportunity was thanks to Blurb, with whom I publish my book ‘Self gazing’. They also wanted to use the time at the festival to have a meet-up with the other [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings, Inspirations - References to other artists, Talks on April 14th, 2009 | 8 Comments »

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