Wind beneath the wings – documentary photography assignment

Documentary Photography for FSMU Last week I travelled to Uganda with a British educational charity, Okwasa and FMSU, who currently support two schools in a rural parish in Eastern Uganda a few miles from Busembatia, and a house for former orphaned students in nearby Jinja. My role was to document the school, the students and […]

CSR Photography

Social Impact Photography

Despite the pressures of rising costs that are squeezing the margins of businesses, I’ve spent much of this year on CSR photography; working with businesses who want to engage their employees with corporate sustainability objectives, or CSR, or ESG, or whatever else they may call it. I’ve been working on engagement and awareness campaigns that […]

Why can’t corporate photography be art?

Any photographer who considers themselves to be a creative or an artist, is usually delighted when they are ask to photograph for a corporate client, and then almost certainly frustrated by the constraints. So why can’t corporate photography be art and be recognised for the quality and power of the image? This is front of […]

Ice Cream Economy – a photo essay

Photo essay

Last year I came across a number of reports and articles about the growing poverty in coastal towns around the UK, this is a photo essay about Bognor Regis

Visual Branding

How I approached a series of portraits from a visual branding perspective. Spotify states: Any artist who thinks they can build a career just on the merit of their sound would be wise to take a glance back at history. From Elvis’s hypnotic hips to the Rolling Stones’ impudent tongue logo to Madonna’s outré Jean-Paul Gaultier cone bras, […]

What is photography?

We all take photographs but what is photography? Why does this matter? Because with documentary photography, and even business documentary, our objective is to convey information to the viewer and to do that effectively we need to understand where to put the four sides of our image.

Thinking Photography

Thinking Photography – for some photographers, editing and sequencing are the least enjoyable part of the work, but it’s the part of the process when the story is actually created.

Looking for visual interest

Visual Interest of a social house apartment block

When it comes to business photography or corporate photography, often the biggest challenge is to find visual interest in the subject we are photographing.

Effective Employee Engagement

Effective Employee Engagement at Waitrose

Every business wants to achieve and deliver an Effective Employee Engagement strategy, it drives productivity and loyalty but it isn’t easy. Photography can help and I explain how here.