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Find out about my recent photos shoots, projects, latest news and reviews as well as anything photographic

Christmas in London

As the festive season is now here and the Christmas cheer is in full flow, it was only right to pay a visit to London. Why London? Nothing says Christmas like seeing some of what London has to offer with their Christmas lights! Which from the previous year’s I’ve visited, they have been…


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Gloucester Cathedral 360 Virtual Reality Tour

Gloucester Cathedral is a glorious sacred space as well a spiritual house of prayer. This magnificent and historic place is simply breath taking. Therefore this was reason for the creation of my biggest 360 virtual tour to date. For this 360 virtual tour however I wanted to do something a little…


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Churchdown Jam 2016

On Sunday 18th September Maverick Industries held the annual Churchdown Jam. Although this years jam was actually put back due to the poor weather back in June, which seems to be a common theme when it comes to the Churchdown Jam, the crowds and riders were still out in force. Nevertheless the…


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Gloucester City Marathon 2016

Today saw the city streets of Gloucester over run with runners all ages. The reason, to take part in the Gloucester City Marathon. A marathon around the city and surrounding areas, on what was a hot day for running. There were two reason why I wanted to go out and…


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Gloucester 360 Virtual Reality Project

360 Virtual Reality is one project I’ve been working on recently by building and creating a complete tour of Gloucester cathedral. You might be wondering what a 360 virtual reality tour actually is?! However, don’t worry I’ll explain all about the idea, project and…


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Matt Tapp Memorial Jam 2016

This year was the third annual Matt Tapp Memorial Jam down Farnborough skate park. A gathering of skateboarders, BMXers as well as friends and family brought together to celebrate and remember the life of fellow skateboarder Matt Tapp. The past jam’s have been a huge success so this years…


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Review: Elinchrom Skyport Plus Receivers

I remember when the very first Elinchrom Skyports were launched back in 2007, they were my go to remote for the start of my flash photography. Fast forward to 2016 and Elinchrom have totally redesigned the Skyports in the form of the new Elinchrom Skyport Plus – so what’s new and how do they…


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Lighting In Layers

Lighting has always played a massive part in my photography ever since I started. I remember the first time I got into flash photography and the photos were very much – flash one side and then shoot and guess. Now I’ve learnt how lighting a scene is more about using the flashes to build with the…


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Santa Scrumpty 360 Photography

Gloucester has been home to the Scrumpty statues for quite a while now, ever since the Rugby World Cup. Now the others have gone a new face has popped up for this festive season…Santa Scrumpty. However rather than just some normal photography, like above, I thought why not create a 360 photo…


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Parkfields 360 Virtual Tour

Parkfields Country House is an elegant setting for weddings, corporate events and special family occasions which is located in Herefordshire. I was approached by the team at Parkfields to produce a 360 Virtual Tour of their location which would then be published online show to their website for…


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My Love For Film Photography

A lot of people who don't know me, don't realise I started my passion for photography by learning about film and processing. This was all from my college days and learning the basics of black and white. All of which I still enjoy now - measuring out chemicals, trying to struggle to spool the film…


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Cirencester’s Annual Scratch N Skate 2015

A year on from the opening jam and the crew at Decimal wanted to make their second year skate comp bigger and better than the last! Which was going to be tough as last years was something special to say the least. Luckily Gaz from Decimal had the helping hand from a lot of big sponsors to make the…


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Churchdown Skate Jam 2015

Every year the guys and girls at Maverick come up to Churchdown skate park to host the parks jam, and 2015 was no different. Seeing as the skate park is 5 minutes from my house I thought I’d go along and capture the action of the Churchdown Skate Jam 2015. At least the sun was out providing a good…


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Matt Tapp Jam 2015

As it's June time again this means one thing to the skateboarders and BMXers of Farnborough/Aldershot area, time to get together and celebrate the Matt Tapp Jam. This is the second annual jam after the massive success of last years. The whole idea of the Matt Tapp Memorial Jam is to celebrate the…


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Fast Paced Location Lighting with Joe McNally

On Saturday 29th November I booked myself onto one of the many training courses put on by Nikon UK at their Centre of Excellence in London. The main focus on this course was looking at off camera flash control to create quality flash light to work with ambient light. The course was presented by the…


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Why I’ve Given In and Bought a Nikon D800

Back when Nikon announced the Nikon D800 in 2012 everyone went crazy for it! Back orders and stock shortage because everyone was after a full frame DSLR that can shoot 36.3 megapixel, which was more than half the price of a Hasselblad or Phase One body. The image quality was amazing, however there…


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Review: Think Tank Photo City Walker 10

Having the perfect bag is always a tough choice when you’re a photographer. There are soo many different shoulder, backpacks and roller bags out there. For my trip to Barcelona I needed a bag that was small, able to hold a decent amount of equipment and didn’t actually look like a…


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Travel Photography Checklist

My little trip away to Barcelona is fast approaching, a city I’ve always enjoyed and somewhere I’ve wanted to head back to after my overnight there years ago whilst working on the cruise ships. Therefore I booked the first week of September to do just that. However having so much camera…


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Cirencester Skate Park Opening Jam 2014

Whilst this park has been open a short while since the fences came down, there hasn't been an official cutting of the ribbon, until now! So it was time for the Cirencester Skate Park Opening Jam at long last. Never have I seen the park soo full of skateboarders from all over, everyone from the…


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Churchdown Skate Jam 2014

After what has seemed liked the most rescheduled jam ever, the Churchdown skate jam finally was able to be held on Sunday 29th June. The sun was shinning, amazing BBQ food and some awesome riding from both the skaters and BMXers of all ages! The turnout compared to the first opening jam was a…


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