Annual Euracan Conference

April 11, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
When photographing a conference, I'm looking for images that communicate the spirit of the occasion. The first image below, for example, combines four elements: the speaker, the audience, the magnificent room, and a sense of the subject matter as projected onto the screen. As always, it's the breaks that give the best opportunities for capturing l...
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Grasmere February 2018

March 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Last week we visited Grasmere with the cameras, coinciding with the week that the "Beast from the East" visited northern Europe. It brought snow and bitterly cold winds, but also plenty of sunshine and some great photographic light. Here are a few images from the week. The picture above is a frozen Alcock Tarn, which lies at about 350m above Gra...
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This week's Voices from Oxford events

February 17, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This week I was doing the stills photography while the Voices from Oxford team recorded video footage of interviews and discussions for their excellent website. I thought it might be useful to write up a few thoughts on how I approach this sort of assignment, looking at the challenges and opportunities. To do this, I've selected six of the photos t...
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Hazel catkins

February 04, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Hazel catkins tremble in the wind and release their pollen. You know that the dark, dreary winter days are ending when the hedgerows shimmer with hazel trees bearing their catkins. You see that little red spot in the lower right? That's the female flower.
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Sand Dance

February 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Spatial depths of being survive The birth to death recurrences Of feet dancing on earth of sand; Vibrations of the dance survive The sand; the sand, elect, survives The dancer. She can find no source Of magic adequate to bind The sand upon her feet, her feet Upon her dance, her dance upon The diamond body of her being. Adapted from a poem...
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