‘People & Lifestyle’ Category

It Must Be Love – Despite the Delhi Belly I Couldn’t Resist Taking Pics!

It Must Be Love – Despite the Delhi Belly I Couldn’t Resist Taking Pics!

One of the most unusual shoots I have worked on was when I traveled to India to shoot a Ford Press Ad. Initially it seemed like many other shoots, but this trip turned into a time I’ll never forget. The concept was creative genius, thanks to the team at Young and Rubicam London, particularly Sam […]

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Capturing Copters on Camera

Capturing Copters on Camera

You’ll probably remember earlier in the year when I was dragged along (not so reluctantly) to join in a charity raft race. With my good friend raising money for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity I really couldn’t refuse. So with a bottle of rum and a stop at a couple of riverside pubs, we took […]

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Sir Stirling Moss, Jaguar F-Type, Back in the saddle at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Sir Stirling Moss, Jaguar F-Type, Back in the saddle at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Apologies to my loyal readers, who will know that I have been shooting at my favourite haunt of Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb for quite a while now, but I had to come back here for a special event today. This weekend, I was given the honour of shooting British motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss […]

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Revealing the Secrets between Men and Their Machines

Revealing the Secrets between Men and Their Machines

It’s no secret that I’ve got a bit of a thing for engines. Whether it’s a motorbike in need of TLC or the latest Lamborghini, there’s a bond there that will never be broken. I’ve found, while travelling that this obsession is not uncommon as there are a lot of us out there that have […]

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Piers Dowell, Pink Floyd and the art of the motorsport helmet

Piers Dowell, Pink Floyd and the art of the motorsport helmet

All regular readers of this blog will know that first and foremost I’m an automotive photographer. That’s cars, trucks, motorbikes, in fact anything that has wheels and moves. So it should be no surprise then that I tend to socialise with like-minded image producers and artists who add an automotive colour to their work. Piers […]

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Mark Walker and the 200HP V8 Darracq at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Mark Walker and the 200HP V8 Darracq at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

With the New Year comes another season of historic racing events. I’ve mentioned Barrie “Whizzo” Williams and Shelsley Walsh in past blogs (even featuring Whizzo gunning up the hill on video), so this week I want to focus on another wonderful old racing car I shot last summer – the incredible 200HP V8 Darracq. I […]

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Batgirl from Kidderminster, Pete the Whiskers and the Sage of Jaipur

Batgirl from Kidderminster, Pete the Whiskers and the Sage of Jaipur

People always make good subjects -particularly if you shoot them in their own environment; a place where they’re most comfortable. All these pictures were taken after I’d finished my normal commercial shoots. Peter the Whiskers With the shoot of Pete the whiskers I was in deepest Wales, near Llandovery, shooting for Subaru. I popped into […]

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Volvo – around the world in 30 days

Volvo – around the world in 30 days

The Volvo C30 shoot was a great experience – a lot of fun and a lot of hard work. It was also typical of how shoots have evolved since photography went digital. These days you often go to locations just to shoot a backplate, with the object – or vehicle in this case – added […]

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Pan Head Billy – the High Plain’s Drifter

Pan Head Billy – the High Plain’s Drifter

This is Pan Head Billy, a larger than life character, sitting astride his Harley on a dried-up salt lake bed a few miles outside Wendover, a small gambling town straddling Utah and Nevada. Not a lot happens in Wendover. I had been shooting a Ford Fusion campaign in LA and after wrapping that shoot I […]

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