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NATURAL PORTRAITURE FOR LEFTFIELD

Jan 8th 2017 | 0 COMMENTS

You might be surprised to learn that it is very tricky to carry on a conversation whilst also making a portrait.

The trouble with any conversation during a portrait session is that, beyond the niceties of ‘Hello’ and ‘Nice weather we are having’, if you really get stuck into a topic ...

A London diary of photographs

Mar 2nd 2015 | 0 COMMENTS
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These photographs are a short diary of living in London for almost 20 years. As a street photographer I have always tried to treat everywhere as a democratic subject. London with its vast sprawl has a natural energy fed from this hive of villages belying the notion that it is just one city. It is many things. Old, overcrowded, European, multicultural, disrespectful, embracing. It’s alive and it doesn’t care about you but I have enjoyed walking its streets open to its life. I think any city on this scale is easy to hate but if you look and see you can find whatever you want. It’s an energy. You can never capture it. For every photograph I take I am acutely aware of the many moments around me, passing me by, the many lives and stories that churn and churn. Perhaps the joy of recording and choosing an image is the opportunity to look at it and imagine what might be going on, for that moment.

I was born in in Dublin but I feel like a Londoner these days, its my home. I moved there in 1997 and have been taking photographs here wherever I ...

Paris in a Dream Photographs on the streets

Aug 31st 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

The last time I was in Paris I spent some time soaking it up with my camera. This gallery of images was taken in full on, dreamy Paris mode!

I recommend it full screen with the sound up. The music is by Jason Williams of i strip for couples.

Glamourous Ladies at the Norman Parkinson Exhibiton

Mar 8th 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

I was at the private view of the new Norman Parkinson exhibition last night at the National Theatre as a guest of Elegantly Papered and I couldn’t resist a photograph of Princess Anne & Maggie Smith mingling with a guest.

I think it's fair to say that Norman Parkinson is the Godfather of modern fashion photography so we were looking forward to this exhibition. It was a really interesting show ...
 

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