Licence to explore – Orford

Licence to explore – Orford

For the past two years I have created a calendar of my photos. In 2017 I designed a theme for my calendar in the form of Licence to explore and I started the calendar with this piece of writing.  "We all have the licence to explore and as a child I was encouraged to get outdoors and explore the world around me. Maybe it was down by the sea on the Suffolk Coast or and early morning walk round Rendlesham Forest to seek out the wildlife. In the busy world we live today…Read more
Forbidden coast

Forbidden coast

A lot of the Suffolk coast has been a playground for my photography in recent years. I have been all along the coast exploring and capturing the landscape and seascapes. Shingle Street has become one of the places that I will always go back to. I wrote a blog post a few years back about a trip to explore the small hamlet which you can find here. On the small stretch of coast there were a few different opportunities to capture the bleak eeriness of this  beach. Armed with gloves and a hat,…Read more
Olympus Trip 35: First Film

Olympus Trip 35: First Film

I had a week off in early January last year (2017, I know its taken me this long)! On the first weekend I was in a charity shop and I found an Olympus Trip 35 for sale. The camera in question was 'sold as seen' and they didn't know whether it worked. I had some spare film kicking around from my University days, as I did try and get into film photography while there but didn't have enough time to do so.  I thought it would be best to test it, with a…Read more