“From The Margins“

Now available for order."From the margins" photographs from the farmland within a one mile radius of my home in Northumberland. They focus on the marginal land around the fields and the edges, the intimate details, the micro landscapes of my surroundings. 40 pages, 210x210 square, B&W throughout£10 inc p&p UK (13€ Europe, $16 USA) PayPal … Continue reading “From The Margins“


Verge project: high summer

I have to be up front here, summer is not my favourite season. It can be - for me - too hot, muggy and stormy, even here in Northumberland and its quite often hopeless for photography. As far as the verge is concerned it goes from interesting to a mess very quickly! So I tended … Continue reading Verge project: high summer

Above the Coquet at Farnham Bank

We recently went to explore a section of the Coquet we’d seen on the map but not visited before. It was a typical July day of high humidity and summer clouds. Lovely views down to the river and across to Holystone and Sharperton with Agrimony in swaths on the river bank.  

Barbara Hepworth – “Ascending Form (1958)” in The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden was created by the Duchess of Northumberland, on land adjacent  to Alnwick Castle. The land was originally a garden but had been undeveloped for many years. It now has the largest collection of European plants in the UK and the largest Japanese cherry orchard in the world consisting of 329 trees. In one of the … Continue reading Barbara Hepworth – “Ascending Form (1958)” in The Alnwick Garden

Northumberlandia: a study in regeneration

Northumberlandia is a project opened in 2012 to regenerate a former open cast mine. It consists of a large landscape sculpture of the "Lady of the North" as it's called by some. It gives a unique opportunity to photograph the way the new landscape is merging with the old. As part of an ongoing photography … Continue reading Northumberlandia: a study in regeneration