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I became interested in photography around 25 years ago. Throughout these years I have documented life. Whether life is a band on tour, people on the street or clouds over a field, it all comes together to form a pictorial tree of memories. Although highly skilled as a digital printer, in the darkroom under the red light is where I love to be. Printing to me is just as important as taking the photo, and the photograph is not complete until the negative has been secured in the enlarger and light, exposes the silver coated paper. It’s magical.
In May 2000 I moved to London to be apprentice to world renowned photographer Jill Furmanovsky. Working alongside Jill I honed my already budding skills as a photographer and fine art printer and assisted her in setting up Rockarchive.com.
I soon found myself assisting shoots with the likes of Robbie Williams and Oasis, and printing for photographers such as Barrie Wentzell, Bob Gruen, David Corio, Don Hunstein, Janette Beckman and Mick Rock to name a few. Gathering testimonials that secured me as one of the most sought after printers in London.
For the last 20 years along side my work with Rockarchive.com I have been a freelance photographer in the music industry. Photographing bands on tour, at festivals and gigs around the UK.
I have worked alongside art Director Storm Thorgerson (best known for creating the entire back catalogue of album covers for Pink Floyd).
I was his photographer for many assignments creating album cover artworks for bands such as MUSE and Biffy Clyro. These jobs gave me the insight and opportunity to go on and create my own album artworks for bands and artists.
During these past few years I have focused on producing my own fine art/documentary photography projects to exhibit and sell.