Journal

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15 December 2018

Highland Ponies in Glen Prosen

So, when I had the opportunity to work with and photograph a ghillie out stalking, in The Scottish Highlands, with his working Highland Ponies...

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27 April 2019

The Country Gent Podcast

Recently I was exposed to a media that, for me at least, had slipped past me a little, audio.  This has had much the...

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16 March 2018

What camera did you use to take that?

What camera did you use to take that? It is a question I am often asked, and I am sure one that many fellow photographers...

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13 March 2018

Stormy sky on the battlefield

The dark stormy sky with the sun falling, almost glinting, on the white graves stones I know would make a memorable photograph.  Quickly grabbing my...

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14 February 2018

Goodbye Somme; you faithful friend

Losing a dog can be a traumatic experience and as someone who has gone through this many times, believe me, it gets no easier....

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4 March 2017

In the studio with some dogs

The dogs, including a sixteen-week-old puppy, needed to be photographed for editorial and website use. The requirement was for all the images to be...

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30 August 2016

The Cranwell Bloodhounds

It was an opportunity not to be missed, a pre-season Hound Exercise & Summer Ride - not that you would catch me on a...

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17 November 2015

A portrait of today’s photography

With the arrival of the digital age, the workload of the photographer changed, out went the darkroom & chemical processes, replaced by computer processing...

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8 October 2015

A published magazine cover

To quote a phrase the right place at the rights time, but with the right camera and right lens! But to see the end result I...

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15 July 2015

Press and Promotion Photography

But it had to be shot at twilight, at very last light to give the images a set of dark tones, no white or pale coloured...

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15 June 2015

Have you enjoyed the good summer?

So after what appears to be a string of poor or wet summers locally, no one can argue that this year we have not...

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25 May 2015

The Battle of Frezenberg

By late morning on 13th May 1915 the Commanding Officer, his Regiment Sergeant Major and two Squadron Leaders were dead. As reported by...

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7 April 2015

I do photograph more than the countryside

The great problem with a passion is you can get carried away with it and labelled by it! This has happened a few times in recent...

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23 March 2014

Meet Islay our new dog & team member

A new dog can be exciting; but a new puppy around the home can be hard work and exciting, especially is it is lively...

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7 June 2013

A Special Day Shooting Clays

A telephone call from regular clients at Mouse House UK, a specialist marketing, design and branding company, asked if I could photograph a days...

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15 May 2013

Excuse me, but what breed is your dog?

But I still have a chuckle when I hear 'Excuse me, but what breed is your dog?'  It may sound like a line from...

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27 March 2013

Barry Atkinson & Spider’s Appeal

If you are tired of the never-ending requests for sponsorship; then take a look at the work of Barry Atkinson and Spider's Appeal; then...

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