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January 17, 2020

Photographic exhibition shining a light on male mental health

in support of CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)


My brother Stan never spoke about his mental illness, he covered it up, and three years ago he took his own life. My hope with this new exhibition is tha...

December 17, 2019

I have produced a photo book called 'People of Hay', which shows 100 images of some of the many characters I have photographed in Hay-on-Wye over the years. 

The book is available from Thru the Lens Photography gallery, Hay-on-Wye, for £30.  Alternatively you can contac...

March 15, 2019

'Your hair is a crown
' is the name of a series of photos I have taken over the last fews years, currently on display in Shepherds, Hay-on-Wye. Hairdressing salons have an amazing aesthetic. I love the glittering decor, the hair rollers, dryers, highlighting solutions,...

January 25, 2019

A few months ago I found out that this photo I took of Becky in her shop doorway in Hay-on-Wye, had been shortlisted in the British Life Photography Awards - and this morning I was told that it was given ‘highly commended’ and will be part of their touring exhibition (...

January 10, 2019

Yesterday, during the course of the day, I took these three different images outside my house, of family, friends, and colleagues.

The first one is Mabel and Bea. These two have been great friends since the age of 4, when they were the only two girls in their reception...

January 6, 2019

A year in pictures, of just some of the amazing people I photographed in 2018.

September 19, 2018

I recently spent the day with photographer David Hurn at his home in Tintern.  I have long been a huge fan of David's work, and the day was throughly brilliant, and insightful, and fun.  Here are a few photos I took of him on my iPhone...

September 19, 2018

This is 17 year-old Sidonie.  She is a bright young lady, and is feeling very positive about her future.  Although she says she still has days where “I just stop functioning - I can’t get out of bed, I can’t eat, I can’t shower.  It’s like your body just shuts down on...

September 19, 2018

A couple of years ago, my younger brother took his own life. It was incredibly sudden and shocking. 

My brother was mentally ill, but undiagnosed, and he successfully hid his illness from everyone in the family. As you can imagine, his death has had a deeply profound im...

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