Bright young things at St Joseph’s Church, Highgate

On Saturday night a friend asked me to photograph the confirmation ceremony at St Joseph’s Highgate. It was a beautiful ceremony and I love the way these teenagers approached their confirmation with such genuine enthusiasm. Confirmation is about identity; committing yourself to be who you are. In a way it’s a coming out ceremony – […]

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Date idea; mixing pleasures at Ronnie Scott’s

               D and I have taken to getting tickets. Tickets are brilliant because you can ask the other person to keep a date free and then surprise them on the day. There’s no wimping out on the day with, ‘I’m too tired.’ For Christmas, D got me really fantastic tickets…I was bowled over by Ronnie Scott’s. […]

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A seriously beautiful post today

Everyone is innately beautiful. Nature cannot be otherwise; beauty is at the heart of our world. A wise philosopher said that ‘Nature is evidence of the presence of the Divine.’ And just as God is so beautiful, so nature is beautiful without even trying. It is only when we try to go against our natural […]

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Seen Through A Glass Darkly – Selected for the Professional Photographer of the Year 2012 prize!

Here is what the delightful Vicky Chau, prize sponsor, said about my work. I like her already 🙂 By the way, if you’d like to buy any of these fine art prints you can do so in my online shop here http://www.theimagefile.com/?skin=3264802&Action=_VC&id=103455602&ppwd=see“There’s something about seeing a photograph shot through a window that gives you a slight tingle, […]

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Love in Rome

Leo, my 8 year old and I had a very profound conversation the other day. We were discussing love and religion, and how they are not always linked. One can be religious, (though not in the truest sense of the word) without being loving, and loving without being religious. The important thing, we decided, is […]

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