Month: January 2011


Did a shoot with Gemma last night. We had planned the time but not the characters. So it went from a 1940s girl to a bunch of other things. These are two of my favourites. I’ll be offering a Valentine’s

Posted in Characters

It’s Valentine’s Day Soon

I’ve been having some fun making creepy Halloween images like this Gorgeous Hunk. Click it to see it larger.  As I was gazing into his eyes I remembered Valentine’s Day is coming up (:-)) and thought I’d make a special

Posted in Announcements

Mysterious and Wonderful Places

This is a bit of nostalgia for something that will never return, at least not on the same scale. I spent many years in such places in the 70s and 80s. I totally love working in Photoshop but I also

Posted in Processing, Things seen

The Outtake That Sneaked Into My Portfolio

This was the first shot from a session last May. It wasn’t even meant to be a “real” shot. We were going for something entirely different and this was a kind of break the ice type shot. I grabbed it

Posted in Portraits

Processing Other Peoples’ Pictures

I have been friends with Ping since about 1995 when she walked up to me and with a very happy smile said “Hello, I am Ping”. She is an artist who now lives in Scotland but is originally from China.

Posted in Processing, The art of image making

The Light Sabre and That Other Thing

This is James Moore. He’s a cool guy. We met a few weeks ago at a networking meeting in East Grinstead. He sells LED lighting products for hotels, pubs, car parks, you name it. As I have recently been hearing

Posted in Lighting

Uninspiring Locations

I don’t always get to shoot on exotic beaches or fabulous ruined mansions. In fact I pretty much never get to shoot in such places. Some photographers can rely on their locations to inspire. I love good locations but they

Posted in Lighting, The art of image making

East Grinstead Casting Call

I’m planning a shoot or two in East Grinstead soon, as in this month. Location is not confirmed as yet so I’m not announcing it but it will be a cafe/restaurant like location. The session (s) will take place at

Posted in Casting Calls