I am a​ holistic photographer

Coming to the realisation that I am a holistic photographer. My approach is often to look the parts of something are intimately interconnected and how they connect to tell a story of the whole.

An excerpt from my eBook

I'd like to share an excerpt from the book with you so you can get a sense of it.

What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel

Soon I will be going to an overseas conference for work and I recently came back from a local one. I travel a lot, for work and pleasure, locally and internationally. I must admit that packing (and unpacking) are my least favourite parts of the whole experience. Apart from the things you'd expect like money, … Continue reading What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel

More serendipity: Pencil shavings and 6 word stories

Conceptual photographs and six-word stories

4 weeks to go… insights

In this post, I want to share more insights into my "Documenting a 100 Happy Days Project" eBook.

July’s favourite quotes

At the beginning of June, I started a new weekly feature on my Facebook Page – every Sunday evening I posted a quote that inspired me in the past week, along with a story and one of my photographs. 4th June “A life based on a vision of possibilities” [Dewitt Jones] I wish I’d thought […]

Curiosity and satisfaction

Linus Pauling brings the idea of satisfaction and curiosity together beautifully in this quote:  "Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life." 

Discovering my own way of seeing – photographically

A while ago, I posed the question "Why do I shoot what I shoot?" to myself. Lately, I have been trying to work out what 'my style' is, which is kind of connected to my earlier question. So, over my December break last year, I made time for myself to complete Kent DuFault’s suggestions for discovering my own way of seeing (Kent's suggested steps are in my previous post). I want my way of creating images to become something more conscious. 

The countdown begins

The countdown begins. I am about to publish my first eBook on Everyday Delights.  The book is called "Documenting a 100 Happy Day Project" which is a compilation of posts from my first blog in 2015. That original blog site has now disappeared. This book is a two part compilation of those stories and high-quality photographs from 2015 written for the blog.

Why do I shoot what I shoot?

Canadian photographer David Veldman writes that "every now and then, all photographers should stop and ask themselves: 'why do I shoot what I shoot?’"