My interest started back in the mid 60’s as a teenager in the days of 35mm film cameras. Going to Art College to study architecture I took advantage of the college’s darkroom and other facilities to learn more about photography. Since retirement from architecture four years ago I have been able to devote more time to photography. I am a member of my local Photographic Society, a member of Photocrowd and contributor to Alamy stock library. I am a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society.
I am interested mainly in architectural, abstract and urban landscape photography. In particular I love exploring the way reflective materials such as glass, water, metal, plastics and other sheet materials re-interpret the world around us. I strive for minimalism in my approach, and always search for different views of the ordinary by exploring line, colour, shape, texture, tone and pattern, looking for interpretation rather than representation. I draw my inspiration from both the natural and the built environment.
I was runner up in the ‘Cities – Architecture & Spaces’ category of the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) Competition, a finalist in the ‘Primary Colours’ category of the 2017 TPOTY Competition, a finalist in the ‘Tranquility’ and the ‘Smart Shot’ categories of the 2018 TPOTY Competition and a finalist in the ‘iTravelled’ category of the 2020 TPOTY Competition.
“less is more“ – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe