Posts Tagged ‘uk’

Ian to be published in Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2012

Ian to be published in Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2012

A&C Black, publishers of the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook have recently recommissioned an update to my ongoing article on the subject of working as a professional photographer.  First published in 1998, the article has been updated over the years to accommodate the many changes that have taken place in this ever-evolving industry.  Since the advent of […]

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From the pit to fit – all in one week!

From the pit to fit – all in one week!

Since my last blog entry I was asked to shoot something completely different – promotional photos for Manchester based fitness boot camp Front Line Fit. The image above is a good demonstration of shallow depth-of-field. A long 200 mm zoom lens, coupled with a wide aperture help to isolate the subject from the background, giving the […]


Jodrell Bank – an astronomical view

Jodrell Bank - an astronomical view

In the heart of Cheshire and only a few miles from my home resides the giant radio telescope, Jodrell Bank. I pass this impressive structure quite frequently but yesterday noticed it looked very different. It was 6pm and the sky was pitch black and for the first time the giant white dish was illuminated brightly […]


Another celeb shoot – Checkum charity campaign

Another celeb shoot – Checkum charity campaign

Following on from my previous blog entries, a recent trip to London resulted in another celebrity in the can for the ongoing charity campaign,‘Checkum’. This time we photographed former Hollyoaks star Marcus Patrick (aka Ben Davies), who has also appeared in BBC TV’s Strictly Ice Dancing and Weakest Link, amongst others. Although we used a central […]


Cold snap – the local park!

Cold snap – the local park!

Further to my las blog entry, just a few days later the snow came tumbling down all over Britain.  Here are a few scenes from the local park in Wilmslow, Cheshire.  All shot with a Nikon D2x and 18-200 vr lens.