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Last stages and the book on press

Last stages and the book on press

It’s been such a busy year with running the Kickstarter campaign, finishing the book and preparing for the launch and exhibition. So busy I’ve neglected the Blog a little but I now have a nice opportunity to reflect on the past few weeks ...

Proofing the book

Proofing the book

We had a great day at Dawkins Colour going through¬†the proofs for Hampstead Heath, London’s Countryside. Another stage ticked off the list as we get ever closer to the finished product.

Heath Photo Workshop January 2016

Heath Photo Workshop January 2016

A bit late posting this as straight after this workshop we got stuck right into the Kickstarter campaign and finishing the Hampstead Heath book. I didn’t want to leave this lovely group of people out who braved the January temperatures for the ...

Kickstarter Campaign Launch!!!

Kickstarter Campaign Launch!!!

So excited to launch my first Kickstarter campaign today. We have 32 days to raise funds to get the book printed. It’s been 4 years in the making, spending countless hours roaming the Heath’s beautiful grasslands and forests, capturing ...

Hampstead Heath Film – Taster

Hampstead Heath Film – Taster

After 4 years of photographing the wildlife and landscapes of Hampstead Heath we are pleased to announce that the new book, Hampstead Heath – London’s Countryside, will be published in Spring 2016. Date TBC The book will feature over 120 ...

More Spreads from the forthcoming book

More Spreads from the forthcoming book

I have just spent the last three days holed up in lovely cottage in Norfolk to write (distraction free) the copy for my forthcoming book – Hampstead Heath, London’s Countryside. I have until February to completed the shooting, then a ...

Kids Workshop 15/11/15

Kids Workshop 15/11/15

It was unusually warm for the second kids photography workshop on Hampstead Heath. My main concern at this time of year is avoiding the rain which I’ve been getting away with for years. We had a lovely group who all brought their own unique ...

Autumn Peak

Autumn Peak

Three new images from this morning on Hampstead Heath. I got up there early to make the most of the heavy fog. By mid morning it lifted unveiling the most beautiful Autumnal day.