I am thrilled at my success in the Marwell Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. I
entered the Marwell Zoo Residents category and won with 'Congo buffalo'; two other entries 'Giraffes' and 'Giraffe feeding' were both commended. All winning entries will be displayed in an
outdoor exhibition in the grounds of the zoo. My prize is a free annual membership. More details will appear on Marwell’s website in due course:https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo/keep-in-touch/competitions/photographer-of-the-year
Photocrowd Wanderlust Challenge
I am delighted to have been selected for 2nd place in the Wanderlust Photo Contest! My prize is an
amazing $250 Adorama.com gift voucher. The top prize was a spectacular holiday with the talented photographers Robert
Caplin & Peter Lockley who run MauiWorkshop.com
...I'll just have to enter next year and try again!
It is a privilage to be a Photocrowd Top Photographer. Find out more here: https://www.photocrowd.com/
Join me on Monday 29th June for a workshop as part of the MCS Festival. Learn how to use your main camera controls and leave AUTO behind! The workshop will also take a brief look at popular
photographic genres with hints on how to get involved; as well as a guide to photographing Oxford. For more details click here
It was great fun to be an invited member of a judging panel that assessed the level of photographic creativity demonstrated by participants in a research study lead by Dalena Van Heugten of Oxford
University's Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. Dalena's paper has been published in Frontiers in Psychology and can be read here. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing how all the photographers
involved had risen to the daily challenge of submitting one picture taken on a theme emailed to them each morning.
My picture of a puppy at Stow Gipsy Horse Fair was selected as one of the three winners in the RPS
competition Hidden Spaces. The picture is printed in the March issue of the RPS Journal. Click here to visit the
My latest book "Cowley Road Carnival" has just been published. This annual event is a huge community celebration and the theme for Carnival
2014 and my book was 'faces' ~ you can review the whole book here. For more details about the 2015 Carnival and how you
can get involved click here.
I am delighted that my picture "The Butcher" has been selected for the 2015 Members’ Biennial Exhibition, which will tour the UK
during 2015. Only 100 images have been selected for the exhibition from 3,284 images submitted worldwide, so it is a very pleasing achievement. You can see all the winning pictures here.
It's great to have an image in the Creativity feature in the Dec 14 issue of PhotoPlus!
My picture of a family at Stow Gipsy Horse Fair was selected as one of the three winners in the RPS competition Family Life. The picture is printed in the Decemebr issue of the RPS Journal. Click
on the logo above to visit the site
I was working at the London Tattoo Convention and hope you enjoy the 2014 gallery.
I am pleased that judge Dave Stevenson loved my pictureBonobo and chose it as his winner in the Photocrowd All Creatures Great & Small competition. Find out what Dave said about all the top photos here:
Top 10 and Commended lists.
I was delighted that two of my images featured in Photography Oxford Festival 14 as part of the Selektif competition on
the theme of glass. All the winners can be seen here.
I was delighted to have a portfolio of images from the Stow Gipsy Horse reviewed in The Guardian. For more details click here.
It was a privilage to be invited by The Big Issue to judge "What Oxford means to me". A photography competition for local vendors. Issued with disposable cameras for 5 days and a brief to
record the city as they saw it, the results were very impressive.