Who am I?
I’m an independent freelance photography writer and editor with 30 years experience working for the UK’s largest specialist publishers, both online and in print.
What do I do?
I cover all aspects of photography including cameras, shooting techniques, lenses and accessories, and for everyone from smartphone users through enthusiasts to professional photographers.
Who have I worked for?
As well as full time freelancing I have worked as Head of Testing for Future plc’s photography magazines, camera channel editor on TechRadar, Editor and Technique Editor on N-Photo. I write for TechRadar, Amateur Photographer, Professional Photographer, PhotoPlus, N-Photo and many other photography and technology websites and newsstand magazines.
Do I have some examples?
Check out my blog to see all my recent work, with links to the full published articles online and PDFs (soon) of work published in photography magazines.
What do I write?
News stories (with photography), reviews, technical explainers, how-tos, shooting guides, lead features, list articles, head-to-head comparisons and more.
Do I take pictures?
I take a lot of pictures to accompany reviews, illustrate techniques and for my own interest. I also specialise in environmental photography of products being launched and being used by photographers in the field.
What about video?
I’m not a professional videographer but I do have experience in scripting and presenting. I also shoot video with a smartphone rig, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, action and 360 cameras.
Am I available?
I’m always available to discuss new projects and ideas. Please contact me by email in the first instance with some information about what you need.
Is this just a business site?
It is designed show what I do for a living, but if you just want to catch up on the latest photography news and views you’re more than welcome to look around.
Information for editors
I am available for editorial commissions of all types, from press launches and quick turnaround news stories to full scale lead features and short term or fixed contract editing jobs.
Information for PRs
I’m always keen to stay up to date with all photography related news, so please add my email address to your press mailout list. You can never have too many press releases.
Information for brands
It’s important to get the tone of advertorial, sponsored and branded content right, and I am experienced in producing content which both engages with a specialist audience and meets the client’s marketing needs, both in print and online. You can commission me directly or recommend me to commissioning editors.