Talk at Social Media Cafe MCR - Mar 2013
Had a great evening talking to the social media and digital experts at SMC_MCR, held in the Northern Quarter about The World Bench Project. Shared stage with Mario Cacciottolo who curates the brilliant Someone Once Told Me.
Launch The World Bench Project - Feb 2013
Took part in Show and Tell at prestigious arts cinema + media hub Cornerhouse Manchester. Had to give a short presentation to a receptive and creative audience. Nervous but fun!
Shop selling prints coming soon - Feb 2012
I'm working hard to master the open source e-commerce software OpenCart. It will allow me to add a shop to this website & make buying my Limited Edition Prints fast and simple.
Online personal project - Jan 2012
My online crowd-sourced photography project The World Bench Project is now beta testing and ready for launch soon. Thanks to everyone who has helped shape the site and Oh Digital for the build.
Portraits for "The Real Story" - Oct 2011
As part of the Manchester Lit Fest 2011 OpenStories.org ran a creative non-fiction short story competition and I was asked to photograph all the talented winning writers.
Manchester Creatives Map - 10 Apr 2011
www.visitmanchester.com have created a wonderful map of Manchester's talented creative community in the style of the London Underground Tube Map. Somehow I have squeezed on board, I'm 2nd stop from the end of the Arts and Culture line!
Living North Magazine - 1 Jan 2011
An image of mine taken for the wonderful papercut and textile artist Sarah Morpeth is full page inside Living North Magazine.
Beards of Manchester - 19th Sept 2010
Beards of Manchester; a calendar to feature the city and some of its hairiest inhabitants. I will be photographing the 12 best beards & their owners around the streets of Manchester. Exhibition and launch night at Common, October 21st 2010.
Shot Up North 2010 - 16th Sept 2010
Delighted to be able to announce my image "sunflower, six weeks" has been chosen one of the best 50 images taken by professional photographers operatting in the North of England. You will find the image in the SUN 2010 book, exhibited at Matt & Phreds and touring the country for sale as a Special Edition Limited Edition framed print.
Upcoming Project - 13 July 2010
Meeting today about a really fun project I'll be working on, raising money for charity. Launch & Exhibition to be @ Common, Northern Quarter, Manchester end of October. More info soon, once the cat is out of the bag.
Shot Up North 2010 - 22 June 2010
I've put in my entry for Shot Up North 2010. Yes, just the one; so I shall need a lorra lorra luck. SUN awards the best commercial photographers North of darn Sarf in case you were wondering.
shimmercity - New Image - 23 Mar 2010
Site Update/New Work - 23 Mar 2010
Waterside Open Exhibiton - 28 Jan 2010
An image from my "shimmercity" series has won through to be exhibited at this years Waterside Open Art Exhibition, Sale.
The Waterside Open is a Biennial Art Exhibiton with artists from all over the UK invited to submit work. Visitors to the exhibition can vote for their favourite piece in the Visitors Choice Award! Nice review of exhibiton here.
Dates : Fri 29th Jan - Sat 1st May 2010
Waterside Open website.
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Pix from a Snowy Walk in Wales - 4 Jan 10
With all this snow I just had to go out and enjoy the wide open spaces, my trusty little Ricoh came with me too.
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"Lux" Project helper - 7 Aug 09
Helped out US photographer Christina Seely on her fab project. She's travelling the world capturing the urban glow of cities at night.
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New Portfolio Images - 6 Mar 09
Yes, it's been a while a-coming but I've finally uploaded some fresh work into all my folios.
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Shot Up North Exhibition - 5 Mar 09
How to Be a Great Assistant - 13 Jan 09
Blog Award Nomination - 31 Dec 08