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Annual Convention of French Notaries in Cannes

Now celebrating its 114th edition – “le Congrès des Notaires de France”- this institution of French civic, legal and political life, is an event I have now covered for the last four years. This year, there was a particular enticement, as the Convention was being held in Cannes. It was taking place in the Palais des Festivals, following on just one week after the internationally renowned film festival.

Rennes School of Business

Being bilingual and also a part-time teacher myself, I felt particularly well-suited, when commissioned to carry out a 2 day reportage shoot at the international Rennes School of Business, in spring of this year.

Inauguration ceremony for Floatgen project

Today saw the official inauguration in the port of Saint Nazaire, of Floatgen , the first deep-water offshore wind turbine destined for the French seas. This innovative and complex project has been developed by three major partners : Idéol, Bouygues and the Ecole Centrale de Nantes.

Oscillation – architectural art installation

As part of the annual summer public art installation and cultural festival known as the “Voyage à Nantes”, I had the pleasure of being commissioned to photograph the Oscillation project, situated in the up and coming thriving area known as the “ Quartier de la Création”, or if you wish, the Creative Quarter.

The Mélenchon show comes to town

With just under a week to go to the first round of the French presidential election, the leading figure on the (alternative) left, Jean-Luc Mélenchon was heading into town. I was keen to find out for myself what was behind the astonishing surge in popular support

2016 Graduation for ECV graphic design students

After 5 years of sweat and tears, highs and lows, and endless hours of perfecting their creative skills, 30 students received their diplomas this 14th June. A final validation of their talents, before heading out into the professional world of art direction, publishing, web development or whatever other graphic design related jobs await them.

Alsim flight simulators

It was a real privilege being asked back by Alsim to photograph their new AL172 MK II flight simulator and update their stock of library images ( commercial department, research & development, maintenance, production etc) for their new communication needs.

Exhibition in Trentemoult

I'm delighted to be taking part in the seventh edition of the celebrated cultural event & art festival- le Parcours des Créateurs-held in the picturesque former fishing village of Trentemoult, situated on the south bank of the Loire river opposite Nantes. I'll be exhibiting a selection of large format, colourful and graphic Street photos, taken in London, Rome, Nantes and other urban environments, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June.

A Small Voice travels far

Maybe it’s because we share monosyllabic names , or something to do with the fact that we were both trying to market the idea of documentary wedding photography back in the 1990’s ....that I have long felt that Ben Smith is in some way a kindred spirit.

Steve McCurry – authenticity and the pursuit of perfection

It was about this time last year, that the world of photography was given quite a serious jolt. One of it's most famous, and popular practitioners- Steve McCurry, a regular with National Geographic and long standing member of the prestigious Magnum agency, best known for his iconic photograph of the Afghan girl, was accused of manipulating his images.

A Sunday at the Hellfest music festival

Just 25 kilometres south of where I live, France's third largest music festival, Hellfest, attracts over 150,000 followers from over 70 countries, year on year. The picturesque town of Clisson, with its Italian renaissance features, and historically the southern most point of ...

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English freelance photographer based in Nantes, France. Street Photography, Editorial and Corporate Commissions, Documentary Work and Artistic Projects. Humour is my guiding force.

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