Early this year I worked with a dream team at Rufus Leonard to photograph hero portraits and student life at Anglia Ruskin University. The brief was to put ARU's students and faculty members in the spotlight, in bold colourful settings, bringing through the energy of life at ARU.
I recently photographed the internet famous, yet wonderfully down to earth Joel McLoughlin, AKA Gallucks for Guardian labs, you can check out the feature here
I also photographed siblings Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick who started the first Nigerian tapas restaurant. When I met them they were half way through a £30k crowd funder to open a permanent restaurant, and they only went and did it! You can check out the article here
Having moved out of London I find myself traveling a lot for work so I was very excited when this lovely local commission came in to photograph Martin Penning, a fascinating Luthier in Frome.
A few months ago I had the pleasure of photographing Clem’s Yoga Supper Club at the Forge in Bristol for Crumbs Magazine. Clem is famous for her Yoga Brunch Clubs in London and Bristol and this was a rare evening treat! This was a particular joy for me to shoot as I was able to combine all my passions in one job; photography, yoga and food! Win!
It was a privilege to photograph the team and clients at Smart Works, a fantastic charity offering styling advice, professional workwear and interview coaching.
Finally got my film developed from a project I started last year! (Outrageous!)
I love walking around Hackney on a Sunday and seeing people with arms full of flowers or struggling up the street with a big pot plant. There is a ripple of this kind of activity in all directions from Columbia Road. For me, it is the symbol that it's Sunday!
Recent commission for Direct Line is now online focusing on insurance for small businesses.
A recent commission for The London Magazine took me to various wonderful small independent shops around London, where I met the owners and photographed their shops for an article about the challenges independents face, with raising business rates and shoppers buying online. I sincerely hope these wonderful shops continue to thrive and keep their individual, independent charm!
My first job in January was a lovely commission from Rapacioli Studio to photograph a selection of independent businesses and the friendly folk in Hove for the property developers New Wave. Here is the newly released brochure and a few outtakes from the shoot.
On the 21 January 2017, the first day of Donald Trumps Presidency, women around the world led marches in solidarity for the protection of women and girl's rights, for tolerance, for equality, for compassion, and for the inclusion - not discrimination - of all people.
I marched and photographed the event with Action Aid UK, alongside Coronation Street actress Natalie Gumede who supports Action Aid. It was a remarkable day.
A lovely commission from the Wall Street Journal took me to Belsize park and South Kensington to document the rise in the rental market in these up-market areas.
A beautiful sunny morning shoot with journalist Elizabeth Day and her personal trainer and now close friend Delle. It was lovely to witness their closeness and it turns out having a good catch up whilst working out is a great distraction from the quad burn!
This honest feature touches on many issues around mental health, and how a new puppy has helped change Jane's outlook on life. It was great to meet and photograph Jane and Zorro and see the joy this energetic puppy has brought her.
Fun day in the studio with these stylish women focusing on everyones wardrobe staple-JEANS!
Great insight into the world’s largest co-living building in London
Tens of thousands of people gathered to march from Park Lane to Parliament Square in solidarity with refugees, London, 17th September 2016.
This September, world leaders will meet to discuss the refugee crisis at two crucial summits. Activists gathered to tell the government they are ready to support and welcome more refugees to the UK.