Recently, I was fortunate enough to be asked to take some photos of one of my favourite shops, the independent lifestyle boutique Pipa on Formosa Street, Little Venice, for a feature in the Smallish magazine! And they deserve the feature, because the shop is just gorgeous! In 2010 Pipa was voted by Vogue Magazine as one of […]
Once in a while we have enough of the big city and leave for the English countryside. And if we do that, we do it properly. No WiFi, not even mobile reception and the car had to be parked about 100 yards away from the cottage we had rented: we had to work our way […]
Our last half term break led us to Dorset, to the middle of nowhere. It was just perfect! While I saw picture opportunities everywhere, the kids couldn’t wait to go exploring. We decided a while ago not to call it ‘walking’ or ‘hiking’ but ‘exploring’: it made all the difference… On the other hand that […]
Again we didn’t have any snow in London this winter. But plenty of rain… However, once in a while, the sun came out beautifully and we could go for a walk and play in one of the many parks. Last Sunday was one of those days with bright sun. But two of my kids were […]
I have been a lot on Instagram lately and leading up to Christmas I can see alot of images there that are using double exposures and a lot of bokeh. Bokeh is the quality of the area in a photographic image that is out of focus. If you are photographing you can see it as the blob […]
Welcome to Out of the Blue! The Maida Hill Place is hosting an exhibition of some of my work throughout December. I am looking forward to sharing a variety of pieces with you, with a focus on cyanotypes. Please come and join us on Sunday, 4th of December between 3.30 and 8pm for some art […]
It’s Halloween today and apart from carving pumpkins and thinking about dressing up we have been preparing for this by creating a series of dark images. The kids loved being involved! Happy Halloween!
Quite a while ago I read an article about Russian photographer Elena Shumilova who takes beautiful, really stunning images of her children. She has only been photographing for about 4 years but her use of light is absolutely incredible. You should really browse through her images on her flickr site. Her ‘key elements’ are shooting […]