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‘The Outsiders’ – a new photo series on the homeless in London

On a cloudy afternoon earlier this year I was on Rupert Street in Soho when I spotted a group of people who were clearly homeless. Continue reading

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Street portrait – the look

Asking a stranger for their permission before you take the photograph always changes the dynamic in street photography.  Why not give it a try…? Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full … Continue reading

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Portrait of the day – the boatman

Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full size.

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Solidarity with Refugees march in London 2015

On Saturday the 12th of September tens of thousands of people in London gathered to offer solidarity to the refugees who are fleeing war zones into Europe, in the biggest mass movement of people in a generation. Here are some photographs … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the rainbow – Pride in London 2015 in pictures

On the 27th of June 2015 London’s rainbow warriors took to the streets again in a glorious celebration of defiance, tolerance and freedom.  Here is the start of Pride in London 2015 in pictures. All photos taken with the Fuji X-T1. … Continue reading

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Street photography – how to practice your skills

If you are looking to hone your street photography skills you should try covering a march or a demo in London.  It will give you a great opportunity to practice those key skills (composition and timing) while allowing you to … Continue reading

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London Street Photography – Nighthawks

Street photography can be a strange and intimidating experience. One technique you can try to make it easier and more focused is to set out with a specific subject in mind and then allow the shots to form around that.  … Continue reading

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Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité – the unity rally in Trafalgar Square

Some photographs from today’s unity rally with Paris at Trafalgar Square on the 11th of January 2015.  A sombre and dignified show of solidarity. #JeSuisCharlie

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Subject against ground

  There is a simple tip to remember when you are trying to make an impact – your subject must stand out against the background.  A messy background or lack of clarity between the background and the subject makes for … Continue reading

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The Great Artscape

I have always loved art. Perhaps it is because I was immersed in it as a child. Everywhere at home there was art, or the raw materials waiting to become art. Half-squeezed oil paint tubes, brushes,  canvas, paper, easels, clay, … Continue reading

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