From the archive: The best from the past, 2

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Part two: Matilda Brown; composer, explorer. It’s a draughty and dreary Saturday in November 2010, and I’m in a flat in the south side of Glasgow; I am accustomed to working with the flat’s resident, but this will be the first time I’ve made her portrait; every other picture of her up to this point ...

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From the archive: The best from the past.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Part one: the late Stan Tracey. I thought I’d lost this one; I had to search three separate external hard drives, and five Lightroom catalogues with over 100,000 images on them to find it. It is, simply, unrepeatable. I’d only vaguely heard of Stan Tracey when I was asked to photograph the Everybody’s Reading festival ...

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Photograph of the year, 2014 – part 2: Autumn.

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Photograph of the year | 2014 “Fruits of Autumn”. There’s simply nothing commercial about this. I am not much of a gardener, and that’s an understatement, but I managed to reclaim a bit of the crappy waste ground I laughingly call the garden, fill it with peat, sand and manure and sow some wild flower seeds ...

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