Category Archives: art

dark and tender

here’s a dark and tender photograph i took last autumn.. her name is mandana. she fled the 1976 revolution in iran and descended on soho at the age of sixteen where she now runs her own private members club… it … Continue reading

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the orangemen and woman of london

i was born in Northern Ireland, where the orangemen and woman who take to the streets with accordions and drums are very different from the ones around here in soho ……..¬†harry krishna for the weekend everybody¬†

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oldsters in the city

i used to believe london was a young person’s sport, but i was wrong. fearless oldsters ride in on a crystal clear agenda, knowing what they want and where to get it with a minimal amount of fuss. they know … Continue reading

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london savoy

last summer while sat at a bar in the savoy drinking bellini made from pear rather than apricot, i casually mentioned to the cocktail waiter how beautiful a commonplace thing like ice is. he then replied by telling me how … Continue reading

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unwanted attention

in times like these, where it feels like the whole world is taking a selfie of itself, i find the bemused glare of citizens rejecting attention make for a far more compelling photograph. their reluctance renders them credible, unlike whores … Continue reading

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the honeymoon period

there’s a honeymoon period in men’s lives where they’re just about old enough to know their way around town, yet young enough with stamina to ride the thing. life’s dead simple as they mooch around, hermetically sealed off inside their … Continue reading

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emotional spectrum

one of the many fun things about going out fishing with a camera is no matter how fixed your agenda, you always end up with lucky shots born out of pure chance. i love the polarity here between the kid … Continue reading

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street photography

even though i’ve acquired a fancy camera, i’d be mad to underrate the value of the one in my iPhone. it might not function too well in low light, but on a bright day it’s amazing… the great thing about … Continue reading

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a single girl

sometimes when i encounter a scenario worth shooting, an old song comes chiming through to give the moment a whole new narrative.

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hairdressers and barbers

spare a thought for hairdressers and barbers, who unlike too many other professionals, are solely in the business of making everybody look good. last summer i made the leap from taking photographs on my portabelle electronic telephone, and acquired a … Continue reading

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