Music, Fashion and Portrait Photography in London

Sony World Photography Awards – Plagiarism or Coincidence?

It was a beautiful spring morning, and I was reading the paper on the train. There was a feature about the Sony World Photography Awards, accompanied by some stunning pictures. One of them in particular caught my eye… Natural History Museum by Marek Troszczynski is a very interesting photo. It’s interesting to me because it [...]

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David Chancellor wins Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 has been won by David Chancellor, 49, for his portrait, Huntress with Buck, of 14 year old Josie Slaughter from Alabama on her first hunting trip to South Africa. He says: ‘Josie had hunted her buck earlier in the day and was returning to camp. As we arrived, [...]

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 will showcase the work of some of the most talented emerging young photographers, alongside that of established professionals, photography students and gifted amateurs. Selected anonymously from an open competition, the diversity of styles reflects the international mix of entrants as well as the range of approaches to the [...]

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Keep It or Bin It?

Flash Blur (or slow sync flash, if you prefer) is one of those things you either love or hate, but I think if it’s done well and you don’t overuse it, it’s a useful technique to know and can result in some striking shots. I’d love to get your opinion on this photo – is [...]

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Vivian Girls @ The O2 Academy Islington, 25/07/2010

Last weekend I got to photograph the Vivian Girls gig at the O2 Academy in Islington. I enjoyed the show, they’re a cool band, and it was great to see them live in London. I wasn’t too keen on the lighting set-up – red and yellow lights pointed at the guitars, with a little spill [...]

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