My photography is currently featured in the January edition of the Interior Designer Magazine as an article featuring the Long Barn, and as a back cover advert.
Interior Designer Magazine is Britain's longest established magazine for professional interior designers. It is the premier source of inspiration for the interior’s community, working with the very best creatives who are influencing and shaping the industry. The magazine presents project features, articles about the people behind the project, product news, and general ideas.
I photographed the Long Barn in High Hurstwood, showcasing the incredibly beautiful Clime plaster work by Armourcoat. Made from natural minerals with low embodied carbon, Clime plasters contain no cement or volatile organic compounds and are available in a wide range of natural colours.
Clime plasters create healthy interiors, with beautiful finishes in tune with nature and engaging traditional decorative skills.
A change from one year to the next often makes us look back and reflect. CRTKL architects recently released a film to celebrate their 75th anniversary which charts their evolution as a global firm.
This is my film and story which showcases the projects that I have photographed for CallisonRTKL since 2010. It is a celebration of collaborating with CRTKL on projects ranging from offices to shopping malls, residential buildings, hotels, and airports across three different continents.
These projects have been published in magazines around the world and won numerous prestigious architecture awards, plus photography awards.
I have also photographed the people / creatives at CRTKL.
In 2021 I posted 68 articles on my website blog and social media feeds. These ranged from awards that I received, to exhibitions and festivals that my work featured in, publications in magazines and books, celebrations of awards that my clients had won or their achievements, work that I was involved with and new photography that I had produced.
I believe it’s important to maintain your passion by challenging yourself to work on “personal projects”, enter competitions and showcase your work in exhibitions.
In 2021 my photography was
Awarded as a finalist in the Lucie Foundation “Portrait Project”, shortlisted in the World Press Photo Awards, as a finalist in the One Eyeland Awards, receiving 3 honourable mentions in the 16th Pollux Awards, as a finalist in the World Report Award for Documentary Photography, qualifying in the HIPA Humanity Awards, shortlisted in the British Photography Awards, 1 honourable mention and 3 nominations in the 14th Color Awards, honoured and nominated in the Black and White Spider Awards and honoured in the Tokyo International Photo Awards.
Exhibited at, the Venice International Art Fair : “Fragmented Identities”, 6th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona, and the Xposure International Photography Festival in Sharjah, UAE.
Published in Architects Journal, Space Magazine, Grand Designs Magazine, ARC Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, The Lighting Journal, Interior Contracting & Design and Tech Talkers Magazine.
I was also inducted into the Siena Awards Hall of Fame, and had a photograph published in “The Best of the Best” Photo book by One Eyeland.
I hope that we have the opportunity of working together in 2022.
Happy New Year … and here’s to 2022 being a year for good health, success in whatever you do, increased business, exploring new ideas and places, spending more time with family and friends.
I was commissioned by the architects CallisonRTKL to photograph the new Thames Quarter residential building in late August. The brief was to capture the building with blue skies during the day and dramatic skies in the early evening. There was a concern that we had missed the summer and a dilemma as to whether we should wait till the spring of 2022.
Autumn can be one of the best times of the year for interesting skylines. I worked with the architect for vantage points and monitored the weather to achieve the set of photos required.
The Thames Quarter Building has 315 apartments spread across the building’s 12-storey and 23-storey sections, which provide a variety of amenity spaces. The residents have access to a gym / wellness studio, an in-house cinema, communal lounge areas, dining rooms, landscape upper-level terraces and a tech hub workspace area. CRTKL delivered the concept design and planning submission for a build-to-rent development in close proximity to Reading railway station.