Waiting for the right time

For a few months now I have been waiting for an excuse to photograph the branding on a nearby branch of Barclays Bank – the moment presented itself this week with all the going’s on at corporate level in the company. I quite like the result, it’s very simple but effective.

Mr Hammond shakes hands

Here’s  a picture in today’s i newspaper. I took it a few months ago on Salisbury Plain when Philip Hammond the Defence Secretary visited a regiment shortly before deployment to Afghanistan. Yesterday he announced cuts to the Army, dramatically reducing it’s size.

Hampton Court Flower Show

Here’s a picture I took using the Nikon 24mm 1.4 at the Hampton Court Flower Show. It’s a beautiful lens.

Press photographer’s kit

Here’s a snap of what I carry round on a daily basis to larger jobs. I have a smaller kit for ‘pretty pictures’ such as flower shows etc – I’ll post a pic shortly of that.My kit consists of D800 x2, MB-D12, AF-S ED14-24/2.8G IF, AF-S ED14-24/2.8G IF, AS-S 24/1.4G ED, AF-S 50/1.4, AF-S 50/1.4,… Continue reading Press photographer’s kit

My Top 5 (well, six) of 2011

I thought I’d put together a blog post of my favourite images I have taken this year. A press photographer’s job is a varied one and I have chosen the pictures because they are my favourite events I covered this year not necessarily because they represent the strongest news stories I covered during the year.… Continue reading My Top 5 (well, six) of 2011