About My Photography
I am a photographer based in Poole, Dorset, in the south of England.
I’m currently working on The Lower Parkstone Photographic Project, a ‘snapshot in time’ that is photographically documenting the businesses of Lower Parkstone/Ashley Cross in Poole, Dorset. The aim is to have an exhibition at the end of the Project, which will be the culmination of 10 years’ work. During this time I’ve seen a huge amount of change as various businesses (and people) come and go, and some buildings have even been demolished and replaced.
2021 – Awarded RHS Silver-Gilt Medal – 6 photos displayed at the Saatchi Gallery, London
From 18th September – 3rd October 2021 a portfolio of six of my photographs will be on display at the Saatchi Gallery, in London. These are from my Poisonous Plants photographic project, which involved travelling over 2000 miles by car and on foot, through six UK counties.
Hidden away in Grovely Wood, Wiltshire, are three very old, large and gnarled beech trees, covered in an abundance of green moss. Known as the Handsel Sister Trees, or the Witches’ Trees, these have become part of folklore.
On 27th November 2021, during Storm Arwen, a large and once beautiful fir tree crashed to the ground in Parkstone Park, Ashley Cross, Poole.
A portfolio of 6 images, for which I was awarded a RHS Silver Gilt Medal.
My ‘UK’s Most Poisonous Plants’ photo project will be on display at The Saatchi Gallery, in London, from 18th September – 9th October 2021.
Photos from End Of The Road Festival 2021 at Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford in Dorset.
A couple of years ago I started taking photographs of weird and interestingly-shaped trees that I’d found in the New Forest. To me, the shapes of many of the trees instantly reminded me of people/animals etc., although you may see something else in them, and therein lies their beauty.
In the summer of 2021, these huge, yellow sunflowers appeared in four fields in Dorset. Attracting huge numbers of bees, butterflies and other insects, to see such a large expanse of Helianthus flowers in one place was wonderful.