Edith

Proud to have been chosen to create the photography for the Federation of Jewish Services (the FED) latest Appeal brochure. It features Edith, who has no family and is a long term resident in Heathlands care home. She was a Read more ›

Housing

Property marketing needs photography with clean architectural lines and balanced lighting. This allows the building to shine in its own right and attracts the viewer to want to see more.

SUN24

Very pleased to be selected for the Shot Up North SUN AWARDS again this year. This picture is of Erica Korman about to be married to Rabbi Zevi Saunders. The wedding was featured in the TV programme ‘Strictly Kosher’. My Read more ›

Zatman

As part of the rebranding of Zatman & Co Solicitors by Peppermint Digital, I was asked to photograph the seven partners of the company. This is property lawyer Daniel Berger.

Angel

This is from a test shoot last week with a young fashion designer, Angel, who wanted to find out what it was like to be in front of the lens.

Youth Café

This month I was commissioned to run two youth photo workshops in Warrington, on the theme of ‘love’… it being around Valentine’s Day. I let the kids loose with some cameras and we set about turning their snaps into CD Read more ›

Tel Aviv Bauhaus

The “White City” district of Tel Aviv is largely the result of the exodus from Germany in the 1930’s of some of its best architects, many of the them from Walter Gropius’ Bauhaus.

London book

Ric has put a selection of my shots for London Transport into a book format. It will get printed eventually, but in the meantime its available digitally online. Open publication »

Effective Blogging

Here’s a neat presentation on the benefits and methodologies of blogging and Tweeting. Making your mark on the blogosphere : An introduction to blogging  View more presentations from Red Cube Marketing.

Presenter BBC Radio Manchester

That’s right I’m now a presenter on BBC Radio Manchester’s ‘Jewish Hour’. Surprisingly there are a lot of similarities between the creative skills for radio and those for photography… preparation, tight schedules, capturing enough material that you can later edit, Read more ›

Why are photographers demonised?

Its not just frontline photojournalists, suffering at the hands of the Metropolitan police, who are being picked on just because of the job they are doing. Regular photographers working on commission or self motivated projects are the subject of deep Read more ›

Chairing Collectives and Libraries

  I’ve been asked to chair one of the discussions at the forthcoming National Photography Symposium in Manchester. The session I’m looking after is… “The Collective and the Library” – How are photographers organising themselves and getting their work distributed? Read more ›

Social media for Photographers

Does a photographer need to bother with social networking – Blogs, Twitter,  Flickr, YouTube, yada yada yada – ?… Don’t we have enough to do with sourcing work, keeping up with cameras, software, client relationships, tax returns and the whole Read more ›

Liverpool Art Prize ceremony

Straight after the Get AmbITion workshop I had to attend and photograph the Liverpool Art Prize awards ceremony (which as previously noted, I am sponsoring by doing the snaps!). Fortunately they were both in the Novas Contemporary Urban Centre building. Read more ›

AmbITion

Spent today at the #getambition workshop at Novas in Liverpool, on behalf of Redeye. Lots of interesting people. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the ideas and methods of Social Networking to arts organisations. A huge amount of Read more ›

Photomobile

Over the last couple of months I’ve been working with Photomobile, teaching kids and adults. Photomobile is, as the name suggests, a mobile wet and digital darkroom which works with schools, communities and anywhere there’s an interest in photography. I Read more ›

End of an Era

Well that’s it. I’ve completed 3 years as a Director and Board member of the AOP (Association of Photographers) and as of tonight, the AGM, I am standing down and letting other people carry the baton. (Those observant ones amongst Read more ›

Lord Owen at Chester

Liverpool University asked me to photograph Lord Owen at their Degree ceremony held in Chester Cathedral, for students who attended the university’s Chester campus. I was ushered into a side chapel, that had been set aside as a robing room, Read more ›

Liverpool: Cavern Club

Visited the Cavern Club the other day. Today it is 100 meters away from the site of the Beatles’ famous appearances there. A sad excuse for beer, the occasional good band, and the obligatory group of Japanese tourists.

Look07: Democratic Image

LOOK07 and Redeye kindly invited me to their symposium The Democratic Image last weekend. With speakers flown in from around the world, and an audience coming from similarly widespread destinations, it was a thought provoking, fascinating and inspiring couple of Read more ›

Life After the Shoot

I was on another panel discussion the other night at the Circle Club in Manchester. It was about all the post production stuff that as a photographer has to go after you’ve actually taken the photographs. I have to say Read more ›

Apple 3 strikes

Since I bought my Powerbook, somewhat reluctantly and before I wanted to embark on that purchase last September, its been a regular pain. Within four weeks, just long enough for it not to be declared “dead on arrival”, the screen Read more ›

Drowning iPod

Well it was bound to happen one day. After I finish my routine in the gym (shock horror… yes I’ve been going about three to four times a week since the beginning of August) I generally go for a swim. Read more ›