Being the photographer I want to be

Being the photographer I want to be

Just over a week ago I wrote a blog post about how the pandemic had changed my photographic practice, and how I intended to build on these foundations. I deleted the instagram and twitter apps from my phone, in what were the first stages of a review of how I use...

Shifting perspectives

Shifting perspectives

When I was in the UK in September, I worked on an assignment for an editorial client – a story that I had helped to develop, that wasn’t about a travel destination, but focussed on the people, economics and politics of the area. It was hugely fulfilling to work alongside...

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...

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....

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...