Trekking in Queensland for British Airways ‘High Life’ Magazine

Trekking in Queensland for British Airways ‘High Life’ Magazine

Way back in May 2015, I flew half way around the planet; two days after stepping out of my front door,  I touched down in Townsville (a coastal town in North Queensland) feeling slightly dazed, and aware that the following morning I would be embarking on what promised to be...

Interview with Bant Magazine to mark the 5th Anniversary of Occupy London.

Interview with Bant Magazine to mark the 5th Anniversary of Occupy London.

Back in September I was contacted by Ekin Sanaç from the Turkish publication Bant Magazine. We conducted an interview over email about my 2011 project ‘Occupied Spaces‘. This autumn marked the 5th anniversary of the Occupy London protest and camp outside St. Paul’s cathedral, and it was a good moment...

‘The Dutch Paradox’ – On assignment in Amsterdam for Monocle Magazine.

‘The Dutch Paradox’ – On assignment in Amsterdam for Monocle Magazine.

Photographically, this assignment was very much portrait-led. It’s always a challenge working in a new city. My job was to find suitable locations for portraits in the 30-40 minutes that Steve had to interview each contributor to the story. Sometimes this involved searching adjacent streets, but there were also appointments...

Dig Deep adventure race in the Lake District

Dig Deep adventure race in the Lake District

Just over a week ago, I spent a hectic Friday zipping around Langdale in England’s Lake District, documenting ARUP’s ‘Dig Deep’ adventure race for the second consecutive year. Teams representing top UK construction firms battled it out on foot, mountain bike and kayak to claim the title, and to raise money...

Back from a summer vacation on Spain’s east coast.

Back from a summer vacation on Spain’s east coast.

My wife and I have just returned from a relaxing couple of weeks house-sitting for a friend near Mojacar. In August and July the heat in Madrid is unbearable, consistently hitting temperatures of 38°C. Madrileños  usually take part of August away from the city, and this year we joined them....

Eat Football, Sleep Football, Drink Raki.

Eat Football, Sleep Football, Drink Raki.

Back in April I travelled to the Albanian capital city Tirana with writer Simon Kuper. Our plan was to find out about how the people of this small nation in south east Europe felt about their country’s first ever appearance in a major soccer tournament, Euro 2016. The resulting feature...

Walking the Caminito Del Rey in Andalusia.

Walking the Caminito Del Rey in Andalusia.

The Caminito Del Rey is a famous historic walkway in the Ardales district of Andalusia. It was built in 1901 to enable workers at the El Chorro and Gaitanejo hydroelectric works to move quickly between the two facilities. The route is dramatic, clinging to the vertical walls of the El...

A weekend road trip to the Sierra de Francia.

A weekend road trip to the Sierra de Francia.

This past weekend we made a last minute decision to leave the city and head out to the mountains for a short road trip. We grabbed the cheapest rental car possible (a tiny little Fiat 500) and hit the tarmac towards the Sierra De Francia. Our first stop was the...

Technogym – the world’s healthiest place to work?

Technogym – the world’s healthiest place to work?

Alongside writer Alicia Kirby, I visited Italy’s beautiful northern coastline to photograph the headquarters of Technogym, the renowned producers of gym equipment. Our mission was to confirm rumours that the Italian company’s HQ was one of the best places in the world to work. The feature was for online platform Amuse,...

Exploring A Coruña for Iberia ‘Ronda’ Magazine.

Exploring A Coruña for Iberia ‘Ronda’ Magazine.

Back in March, I spent 4 days in the Galician town of A Coruña with journalist Beatriz Aranda. Our goal was to find out about daily life in this coastal city by meeting local inhabitants. The assignment was for an extended feature in Iberia Airlines ‘Ronda’ magazine. The city is definitely...

Iker Casillas photographed for The Guardian.

Iker Casillas photographed for The Guardian.

In advance of Real Madrid’s fixture with Liverpool in the Champion’s League, I went to Valdebebas with writer Sid Lowe to meet club favourite and Spain national team captain, Iker Casillas. Sometimes on shoots like this, time is of the essence, and you have to pull a rabbit out of a...

Baltasar Garzón portrait for Monocle Magazine.

Baltasar Garzón portrait for Monocle Magazine.

I’ve wanted to shoot for Monocle Magazine for a long time, so it was great to finally get this opportunity. I teamed up with the magazine’s Spain correspondent Liam Aldous, spending a morning with the controversial former high court judge, Baltasar Garzón. Well known in Spain for investigating political corruption,...

Carlo Ancelotti photographed for the FT Weekend Magazine.

Carlo Ancelotti photographed for the FT Weekend Magazine.

I had a great time photographing Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti at the club’s training ground in Valdebebas, for the FT Weekend Magazine. We were directed to a practice pitch in the far corner of the facility, and spent 30 minutes setting up. I shot a handful of setups in...

‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’.

‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’.

Just over a week ago, I visited  Manchester for the launch of the Hayward Gallery’s new touring show ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’, curated by Jeremy Deller. About 5 months ago I got a phone call from Lesley Young, a freelance curator from Glasgow, who was working alongside...