Technical edit for Focal Press

Just received a copy of a new book, the draft manuscript of which Focal Press commissioned me to review. Grant, the author brings his considerable experience both as a commissioner and practitioner of photography to the challenge of surviving in …

Third self-published book Wintered Land

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In the depth of winter, I finally learned there was within me an invincible summer.

=Albert Camus.

 

I was interested in representing the change in light and textures that winter brings. The effect on the larger landscape of the …

Commission 2

Commissioned to produce a range of images using reflections on water as abstracts. They were used as part of a new interior design concept

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SUN (Shot Up North)

SUN (Shot Up North) awards, I was delighted to be asked to be a judge and attend the awards The whole experience was a very encouraging and heartening. I was glad to find so much enthusiasm for, and commitment to, …

Creating a professional curriculum

Met with the education group of the AOP as I had been asked to outline what I considered to be a curriculum that was relevant to becoming a professional photographer. The idea was to create an overview of the current …

Commission 1

Commissioned to produce three images exploring the natural garden to connect an interior to the landscape.

 

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Second self-published book. Creating Landscapes

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The more, ugly, older, more cantankerous, I become, the more I try to make amends by making my colours more vibrant, more balanced and beaming.

=Vincent van Gogh.

 

I have called this Creating Landscapes. I wanted to explore …

Advising on an Professional Photography Masters Program

In London with staff from Norwich University advising on the content of a Masters based course aimed at the professional photographer. I was gratified to find open minds to my suggestions about structure and emphasis. Hopefully this will feed into …

lecturing session

Had a great time with a large number of students discussing issues ranging over whole professional landscape. A good deal of time was spent exploring the beginnings of a clear identity within their work. Discussing why this is so important …

First self-published book, Seasons’ Landscapes

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“How many things by season season’d are, to their right praise and true perfection!”

– William Shakespeare

After supporting students for many years it has been good to finally finish my first self published book. Seasons’ Landscapes. I set myself …