Showing posts from March, 2017


The first sale came through this morning from a set of images I'd shot on #microbeads, nasty little beads of plastic added to some body scrubs and toothpastes to act as a rubbing agent. Unfortunately no one considered where these would end up after going down our plug holes, well we now know they are ending up in the sea and in the stomachs of fish. I'm going to take this concept forward soon with some more hard hitting versions. Watch this space.

What Cranes do when you're not looking.

In my work as a translight photographer I'm lucky enough to have time to kill on various rooftops. This means time to play with the iPhone 6s plus and various apps. The above was shot with Lapse it a great little app recording for 37mins and capturing 1113 frames. As all the normal tripods were in use I carry a Gorilla pod and a Shoulderpod grip for the iPhone.

How did the toad cross the road.

For the last few weeks I've been working with truly great bunch of people who relocate toads that are making their way to their spawning pond via a busy main road. The toads are collected on one side of the road in buckets and relocated to the other side and safe spawning in the pond. Its simple satisfying and it works. I've learnt to love toads and frogs and newts they are all full of character and so far we have moved 7700 toads 1050 frogs and 200 newts.

 Photographing these little guys was more of a challenge than I thought. On the first night of toading I noticed how the shape of the toads was silhouetted on the side of the bucket and I wanted to use this in a shot. On the first night I ballsed it up completely it was already too dark I'd brought the wrong tripod plate the torch I had was too bright and the floor around our feet was full of randy toads. Back with a plan this time, get there early find some toads, set the shot up while it was still light and wait for la…