My first project of 2021 is a small collection of images from my beloved local woodlands in yellows, oranges, gold and blue. Some images are new, others are composed of older images to which I have layered and added textures and gold leaf. The woods I have wandered in to take these images sit on … More Woodlands in Yellow & Blue
I’ve always loved wild orchids, and living in Dorset I’m able to visit many species all growing within a few miles of my home. During the spring and summer these flowers appear on the chalk downs, in woods and meadows, pastures, dunes, roadside verges, bogs and heaths and some in unmown gardens and brown field … More Wild orchids
The lockdown has meant spending a lot more time at home and as the sun has been shining I’ve spent the last few weeks experimenting more with wet cyanotype, lumens and anthotypes. So I thought I’d share some of the work I’ve created and a little bit about how each image is made. The chemicals … More Cameraless creativity.
I visited Ibsley near Blashford Lakes in Hampshire on Sunday with my dear friend Amanda to watch one of my favourite natural spectacles, a starling murmuration. We were treated to a breath taking display and the exhileration of small groups of birds flying just over our heads to join the large murmuration which was dancing … More Murmuration
This year I have produced a 2020 Calendar which is available from Love from the Artist for £12 plus postage and packaging. The Calendar is 210mm square with a 1 inch square for each day of the month. They are available individually or at wholesale. Love from the Artist is a not for profit, CIC … More 2020 Calendar
A few years ago I started playing with cyanotype as I was looking for affordable ways to print my images. By making digital negatives on transparencies I could create printed work from my digital photography, and this process added another dimension to the original image. My love for the process grew and I have shared … More Cyanotypes
I am really excited to share that I will be having a month long exhibition at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe Center in May. It is part of the Get Dorset Buzzing campaign, which is raising awareness of the importance of wildlife gardening across Dorset to help wildlife and pollinators. I hope many of you … More Plants and Pollinators Exhibition.