Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey, situated on the East Cliff above the town, fell into disrepair following the 16th Century dissolution of the monasteries when Henry VIII oversaw the separation of state and church, seizing their assets and using them to fund his military campaigns. The remains are now under the care of English Heritage and continue to… Continue reading Whitby Abbey

Goodnight, Good nights

As I’ve grown older I’ve also grown increasingly fond of a good pub. To a young me they were just places to ‘get drunk and pull birds’ and I was pretty hopeless at both. This means I didn’t really take to pubs until University, where many friendships were forged over unpleasantly warm pints that our… Continue reading Goodnight, Good nights

Bodies

There’s something about bodies in the water 40ft above your head that distorts your sense of reality somewhat! This is the wonderfully designed Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao, an old oil and wine warehouse converted to a multi-use cultural and leisure centre.

Knutsford Nuptials

July 2014, the last wedding I photographed and certainly the quirkiest and most charming. There were few formal requirements so the resulting images were predominantly candid moments and reportage. As someone who doesn’t particularly like people much (never mind photographing them!) it always seemed an odd thing for me to do… so now I don’t.… Continue reading Knutsford Nuptials

Bravehearts

A big old storm christened as the ‘Beast From The East’ was rolling in fast and I had to get back across the North Yorkshire Moors and the Pennines or risk being stuck. Whilst I was trying to grab a final few images, calculating travel times and potential emergency overnighters, other hardy souls took a… Continue reading Bravehearts