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Good Friday Sunrise, Elsa Bleda, and a Podcast

It’s Good Friday today! I’m a bit delayed writing this week’s Friday Review because for some reason I decided to pop out to Burgess Park this morning before sunrise to capture a quick timelapse video of the sunrise. Lucy said, “where’s the rest of it?” – this is about 2 HOURS of recording time. Oh […]

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Photography Projects

Presence Conference 2017 – Photography

With Easter coming up I got thinking back to this time last year, when I spent a week in Frankfurt photographing a student conference. Here’s a few images and a little about the conference photography… Presence 2017 was a student conference held in Germany, near Frankfurt. I was invited by the hosts – IFES – to capture […]

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Rhinos, God in the machine, and Big Data Mistakes

Welcome to Friday Review no. 11, where I round up a bunch of things that I’ve found interesting across the internet, including articles, news, videos, top tweets and more. Why not subscribe to my newsletter to get notified of this and other articles that I write? This happened Some of my readers will remember watching […]

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Lightsaber Academies, Abbey Road, and the Legend of Cambria

Can you believe it? This is the tenth episode of Friday Review, my quick roundup of all the interesting and fun stuff I’ve read about on the internet each week. Thanks for reading, and feel free to share this with anyone else you think might enjoy it.  Well, it certainly seems that each week as […]

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Photography Projects

The time I photographed Ellie Goulding at Abbey Road Studios

A year ago I had the pleasure of photographing a charity event at the world famous Abbey Road Studios in London. The event, hosted by the charity Hope and Homes for Children, was for their End The Silence campaign, and was a great way of raising the profile of the charity and their cause, whilst […]

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Kanna, Nostalgia Machines, and The Apple Tesseract

Hi, and welcome to another instalment of Friday Review – a curation of some of the more interesting, creative and sometimes hilarious things I’ve discovered over the last week. If you enjoy this, why not forward it on to a friend? On to the week… The week that robots made their first move The internet […]

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Filmmaking Projects

Winter Poems

It may not be winter anymore, but after the #BeastFromTheEast arrived last week I had the perfect opportunity to test out a bit of new video kit for my iPhone. So here it is.

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Advice

How to manage your writing projects with Ulysses

Recently I’ve had a few people ask me how I keep track of my writing projects, particularly on long-form writing like my first short story, and I’d love to share one of my secrets: an app called Ulysses. Disclaimer: I don’t work for them or get paid for writing this glowing review, I just really […]

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Weather from Wherever, London Loop, and a Yellow Phone

Snow day? No chance … at least not if you live in Central London and can walk to work! However, if you do happen to be at home with nothing to do on snow day (and you have children), kids eat free at Jamie’s today: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfx8UkRg5BX/ Word of the week This week’s word of the […]

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Filmmaking Photography Projects

Light Painting a Telecaster

At the heart of it, light painting is a pretty basic photographic technique: find yourself a dark room, set your camera up on a tripod on a long exposure (10 or 20 seconds should do it) and wave a light source near the object you want to shoot. Repeat. There’s something beautiful about the organic […]