retrospective

As a photographer, I believe in the power of the image as a form of communication; a visual expression of that which words cannot articulate.

With a Graphic Design background, I discovered a passion for the photographic image through an exploration of the creative post-production process. This led me to experiment with different ways of creating images using the camera itself as a tool. I have found that a merging of both means of image creation is the only way to realize my photographic visions.

Experimentation is the inspiration for my work. I have learned to hone in on an idea and explore its variations, developing a themed collection of images. These studies invite the viewer to draw their own narrative from both the individual photographs and the body of work as one entity.

During 2005/2006 I developed and taught a short course called "Digital Photography & Image Processing" at Leicester University, UK. This experience encouraged me to look within my working processes, essentially fine-tuning my skills and providing an excellent platform to share and develop these skills with other artists.

I am currently living and working in Australia.

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Interference Latest....

A new collection of pictures I call Interference is currently showing at the Brunswick Street Gallery in Fiztroy, Melbourne, Australia.

I created these last year on a shoot with fellow photographer Bronwen Hyde who did a fantastic job of modeling and helping me
explore the idea.

The exhibition runs from the 4th - 27th June. If you fancy a glass of wine, come along to the Opening night on Friday 4th June from 6pm.

Gallery opens 7 days a week 10am - 10pm.

Other bits...

Framelines Edition #8. Follow my work in 'What We See', my section that brings part of the magazine back to Melbourne. This time I found myself looking down into the reflections of the puddles created by the rain..... My personal favorites - Pic 01, Pic 02, and Pic 03. For more information on my articles click here or please visit Framelines Magazine.

Apollo Bay Music Festival. This time I had my earplugs in as I was allowed 'access all areas' to this pumping front row seat. Check out new shots for The Vasco Era, +2, +3, +4, Illzilla, +2, +3, Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3, +2, +3, Dirt River Radio, +2, Flacco & The Sandman, and Felicity Urquhart. Enjoy!

Free brushes! If you fancy a playtime, have a look at some of my home made Adobe Photoshop brushes. Click here for a high and low resolution collection.