March 23rd, 2017

Japan has vending machines for everything: hot and cold drinks, USB sticks, food.

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March 20th, 2017

I know it’s a cliché, but sometimes that’s what a photographer needs in their life.

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March 17th, 2017

As I stood on the freezing cold platform at Watford Junction waiting for my (delayed again) train to arrived it struck me. I can service clients in Australia and Singapore from a desk in a room in Watford, yet a client based in London expects me to travel for 2 and a half hours a day in cramped conditions to sit at a desk so I can Skype and email the people around me.

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March 15th, 2017

Preparing for the start of the day in Borough Market.

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March 14th, 2017

My usual lunchtime walk took me round the back of Tate Modern, where I noticed a fleck of green beneath a trendy stone bench. I walked closer, noting the way the underside of the bench was lit and realised the green I saw was a plant.

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March 11th, 2017

During the late 1990s and early 00’s the UK Government made it far easier for people to start their own businesses. It led to a boom in “micro-businesses”, small companies that might have a single employee and could be nothing more than a hobby creating some money on the side. Today we’ve seen the concept grow into the “gig economy” where companies enlist the services of armies of the self-employed and micro-businesses to meet their needs.

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March 11th, 2017

I’m going to be honest: I am not a fan of Modern Art. While there are moments of brilliance in the Tate Modern collection, for the most part I find it a tedious visit. Indeed, I shall never forget my 10 year old daughter’s reaction when I took here there after she asked to go: 20 minutes in she paused, looked at me and said, “Dad, can we go somewhere else? This is boring.”

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March 8th, 2017

Most of us cluster round the main concourse looking longingly at the boards waiting for news of our train. Head up the stairs though and there’s a mezzanine that offers an alternative place to watch the commuters go by.

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March 4th, 2017

While the “selfie” might attract derision in some quarters of the photography community there is little doubt it’s become a great way of capturing moments and memories. Regardless of your view this couple will always have the selfie they shot in Osaka to remind themselves of the fun they were having.

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February 25th, 2017

I don’t think there is a wrong place or time to read. This gentleman decides a bench in a side street in Bath was the perfect place to pause and spend some time with his Kindle.

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February 20th, 2017

A strange experience at the Tate Modern, and one I heartily recommend.

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February 18th, 2017

This was taken on the Christmas Bank Holiday. My family and I had just watched Rogue One and were walking home from the cinema. It was a couple of miles walk, and while we started it in daylight within a mile or so night had descended.

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February 18th, 2017

After I took the decision to leave the UK something changed in me: I started looking at the various business relationships I have in a very different light. Because my focus is now shifting to the Pacific Rim I’ve been less interested in companies that are ONLY based in the UK or ONLY serving the UK market. This has particularly affected the various agencies I’ve used on-and-off to find contracts and bits of work.

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February 17th, 2017

A couple of times a day I have to get out of the office and wander round the streets of London. I think it’s important to get out and about, get some fresh air and look at something further away than the screen that sits on my desk a metre from my face.

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February 14th, 2017

I make a point of going out for a walk at lunchtime. It gets me away from the office and lets me clear my head, ready for whatever comes at me in the afternoon. Sometimes I just wander about, othertimes I snap photos.

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February 12th, 2017

It was the first snow of the year. It was wet snow, the sort that’s almost melted on its way down and clings and soaks you through. As I stepped off the train from Euston I took out my phone and snapped a quick POV shot before the shivering started.

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February 11th, 2017

Seen on the streets of Osaka in Japan.

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January 31st, 2017

We’ve seen this couple before when they were blowing bubbles. Now we get to see the happy couple as they continue their exploration of Kyoto.

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January 12th, 2017

Something those of us who enjoy our photography should do every now and then is experiment. We should take ourselves out of the comfort of what we know and try something different.

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