James Morrison … the footballer, NOT the singer!


30th August 2012


With the Premiership football season just a mere throw in away, Dermot – one of the Sports Editors at The Sunday Times – requested that I head over to West Bromwich Albion’s training ground to undertake a portrait of James Morrison, an up and coming star of the game – an eye catching midfield attacker.

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John Caudwell … ringing the changes…


15th August 2012


The Business desk at The Sunday Times requested that I head up to Staffordshire for a meeting with billionaire John Caudwell – they wanted a portrait for the rear page of the Business supplement to accompany an interview regarding John’s charitable work.

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Over the Moon …


Thursday 9th August 2012


I was asked by Ben – from Huw Evans Picture Agency – to cover a shift in North Wales for them. Former Welsh Rugby International Rupert Moon was being announced as the new general manager of Rygbi Gogledd Cymru (RGC 1404) at the Eirias Park training facility in Colwyn Bay.

Following the official press conference Ben wanted some images that could be used for PR & publicity and for press syndication.

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A 3min 15sec appointment with a Welsh Assembly Government Minister.


Thursday 12th July 2012


“We only have 30minutes to do the interview and photography (if they decide to be strict) so just do what you can …”.

Those are the exact words Jodie Deakin – Group Picture Editor at the Farmers Weekly wrote to me when she commissioned me to photograph John Griffiths AM – the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development to be photographed at 9.30am at his offices in Cardiff Bay for their ‘Hot Seat’ interview page.

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On the Road with My Pop-Up Studio ….


Wednesday 4th July 2012


I recently received an email from Chrissie, one of the senior directors at Healthier Weight, requesting some (more) staff & director profile images to be used in a variety of ways across their marketing material and website.

Chrissie had a conundrum though … how to get all the staff away from the business premises and to a studio on the same day, whilst maintaining the running of the business. With over 20 individual profile pictures required, and incorporating group shots too, this could have been a logistical nightmare for Chrissie!

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I’m in the Doghouse …..


Wednesday 20th June 2012


Sometimes it’s a moment of serendipity that introduces the opportunity to work for a new client … and it could not have been more so than whilst spending a bit of down time with some close friends at the annual ‘Ludlow Spring Festival – Beer, Bangers & Bread’ that I came across a display stand selling an eye catching magazine entitled ‘Doghouse – café & pub magazine’.

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Bread and Butter or Fruit to Suit?…Money Case Study


Thursday 15th March 2012


Business case studies are the bread and butter of a working photographer’s commissions…one of my most recent such commissions was given to me by Ray Wells – Picture Editor at The Sunday Times – for their Review section.

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A Warm Welcome from the Iceland Boss


Thursday 15th March 2012


In the early 1970s, Malcolm Walker founded the high street food chain Iceland which he later sold to move on to other ventures.  Forty years after founding the chain, Mr. Walker and a business consortium have bought back the store chain in a £1.5bn deal…

I was commissioned by Andrew – Business Section Picture Editor – at The Sunday Times to photograph Mr. Walker for the Business pages.

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Healthier Weight…One of My Favourite Clients


Saturday 19th February 2012


Healthier Weight, based in Birmingham, is one of my favourite clients to work for.  The company is exclusively devoted to the management of overweight and obese patients, and Healthier Weight’s dedicated and professional team are really enjoyable to work with – I believe their enthusiasm for their business and clients is reflected in the pictures they commission.

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A British Icon – Norton Motorcycles


Thursday 9th February 2012


Think of an iconic British symbol…a London black cab, fish & chips, a Royal Mail red pillar box…or a hand-built classic racing motorcycle…that would be the Norton brand.

Founded in 1898, to this day Norton Motorcycles Ltd is one of the only British manufacturers of sports motorcycles. Four years ago current CEO Stuart Garner jumped at the opportunity to purchase the iconic British brand and set out on a mission to revitalise its status on the world stage.

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