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It's easy to get complacent, especially with photography. You may get stuck doing the same thing you've always done which makes you lose that creative spark that first got you into this never end...
There's a saying that goes "the best camera is the one you have with you" and over the last couple of years I've found it to ring true. With advances in lens designs and processor speeds it's now...
Wanderers is a vision of humanity's expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted...
Back in August I was invited by Richard Harris to take part in a small photowalk around London. A small group of us met up at Waterloo and our journey took us through numerous boroughs and side s...
Continuing on from PART 1 of my Eastern European journey I found myself in Western Ukraine. After a sweaty but comfortable 24 hour train ride a whole new part of the country was open for explorat...
There's something I've been meaning to talk about for a while and to put it bluntly it's the very serious issue of mental health. I know many of you read my blog just to see nice pictures or mayb...
Following on from my previous post I had a lot of nice pictures left over so instead of letting them go to waste I decided to extend the article and showcase the range of photos you can take usin...
Ever heard the expression, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”? Well during my visit to Rome I managed to completely smash the lens on my trusty Fujifilm camera. Instead of getting upset I decide...
Onto the second part of our photography walk (PART 1) where the tall, looming skyscrapers dominate the skyline. The glassy exteriors give the buildings a very cold and distant feel yet serve as a...
It's crazy how a change of scenery can influence your thinking and become a catalyst for new ideas. Waking up every morning, surrounded by nature, without any professional obligations is a situat...
Since I decided to spread my wings in London I've been very poor at everyday life things such as keeping in touch with my family so when my mum suggested a surprise visit I was fully supportive o...
After several months of solitude and introspection I've come to the realisation that nature doesn't make mistakes. Have you ever seen a badly designed tree or a misshapen cloud? Everything is unf...
Famous Manchester born philosopher Karl Pilkington once said "a problem solved is a problem caused". This is further backed up by French scientist Blaise Pascal who in 1654 wrote “All of humanity...
If you're stuck in a creative rut or just want to clear your head make sure to go for a wander. If your head is filled with thoughts then you're thinking about thinking. No fresh ideas can ever m...
Let me introduce you to one of my favourite words - Sonder. Sonder is the realisation that each person is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friend...
I would consider myself somewhat of a shutterbug. During my endless mindless wanders I take pictures of things without really thinking about where I'm going to use them in the future. The City of...
The easiest way to be present is by letting your mind go blank. Musicians and artists talk about being in a state of 'flow', the perfect balance between discipline and surrender. You can cultivat...
Brutalist architecture is a movement in architecture that flourished in popularity from the 1950s to the mid-1970s. The term originates from the French word for "raw" as béton brut (raw concrete)...