This is my first film using neither DSLR or cameraphone. I’ve used a camcorder to give me more freedom to move around. I also tend to use 28 or 50mm primes on the DSLR, but thought the subject matter here … Continue reading
A quick video montage made during an afternoon’s snowfall at the University of Birmingham on 18 January 2013. The video features tweets published with the hashtag #UoBsnow. The soundtrack is ‘Sneeuwland’ by Oskar Schuster, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.
A Christmas present for Sarah, Cats of Istanbul is a 100 page self-published book.
‘Gallery attendant on Lime Street’, above, is one of a series of photographs I took of Banksy stencils that appeared in Liverpool during the first week of the 2004 Liverpool Biennial. This photograph is featured in Will Elsworth-Jones’ well received … Continue reading
One of the main events opening the London 2012 Festival saw The Voyage staged in Birmingham’s Victoria Square over four consecutive nights (21-24 June 2012). The production brought together theatre, lighting, circus, music and dance groups from the West Midlands, … Continue reading
I spent three days following France’s Royal de Luxe through the streets of Liverpool for their Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular. Two huge marionettes, a young girl and her deep sea diver uncle, were met by huge crowds everywhere they went. … Continue reading
Under a commission deadline from Created in Birmingham, I headed down to Digbeth on a Sunday morning to film the annual St Patrick’s Day parade. I didn’t have much of a plan and once down there, hungover and uninspired, I … Continue reading
The University of Birmingham’s main student halls of residence at The Vale, Edgbaston, host a major fireworks display every November. This year was wet and windy, you can see the moment about 2 minutes into the film when the wind … Continue reading
The Liverpool Lantern Company organise a Liverpool Halloween Carnival in Sefton Park each October. This is my first film shot on a dslr. I can’t remember if it was a 7d or 550d, but it’s certainly a 28mm prime lens … Continue reading
In late September 2010 we took a road trip round North West England in a borrowed VW campervan (thanks Helen and Gareth!). We visited Silverdale, Morecambe Bay, Kirkby Lonsdale and Ingleton, finishing with a flying visit to a fortieth birthday … Continue reading
Montage of photographs taken whilst watching the first televised UK leaders debate. This photograph was turned into an animated gif by El Mysterioso and used by Another Magazine to illustrate an article on the sartorial choices of the party leaders … Continue reading
April 2010’s Creative Review was published with an accompanying Monograph on The History of Advertising Trust’s Ghostsigns project, including one of my contributions to the archive ‘Barber’s Teas Always Please’. Photograped in Brookvale Road, Birmingham, this photograph also illustrates the … Continue reading
Letterpool: Urban Art and Architecture in Liverpool (Switch Media Press, 2009) ‘celebrates the typography and architecture of Liverpool through the names, signs, signals and street art that form the visual fabric of our city, exploring its colourful heritage and evolving … Continue reading
Begun in May 2008, an ongoing photography project recording advertising on a billboard at the junction of Pershore Road and Cartland Road in Stirchley, Birmingham. I walk past the billboard twice daily on my way to and returning from work. … Continue reading
Another long-term, morning commute, photography project. The two-up, two-down terraced housing in Birmingham’s Selly Oak is dominated by accomodation for students at the neighbouring University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus. Walking regularly up and down the streets off Bristol Road you … Continue reading
Walking up Everton Brow is difficult at the best of times, but this afternoon the heavens opened and I was soaked by the time I got to the top. I walked past this photographer hiding under an umbrella and turned … Continue reading