Irving Penn at The National Portrait Gallery

Anyone who is seriously into photography and portraiture in particular must visit the Irving Penn exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery in Trafalgar square. I paid a visit yesterday with my colleagues from The Britpack and was not disappointed. Penn has to be...

More Hipstamatic shots

Last month I posted some images I had taken in London with a really neat i phone application called hipstamatic.  I really love shooting with this and the retro look it produces. So I thought I’d post a few more here which I’ve taken recently close to...

What's in a name ?

Unfortunately quite a lot at the moment if you are my friend and fellow photographer David Calvert. David has just discovered this in light of the recent stories run in the daily papers suggesting that Jon Venables (who was convicted of murdering Jamie Bulger) was...

i phone images in the snow

Everyone has been moaning about the weather recently. But it does provide all photographers, from keen hobbyists to full time pros, excellent subject matter. Here are a handful I took during my walk to the studio each day. I’m not one of those photographers who...

Street photography in Bologna, Italy

I’m often asked which photographers have had the biggest influence on the way I shoot and my answer is always Cartier Bresson, Doisneau and Erwitt. So whenever possible I try to work in a similar style. Not only is this an enjoyable challenge but to stay top of...