Category Archives: photography

Portraits of Helen


Colour vs. Black and white

The concept here is an easy one to follow, and really needs no explanation. These pieces are successful because they clearly and concisely describe absence and loss, and they do so very simply. All three images have been changed to different degrees, using photo-shop. The […]

Cellophane and tree

Like a lot of my photography, the ones I find most interesting, are of situations that I’ve stumbled upon. I found this sheet of plastic caught up in this tree, whilst walking in France. This shiney piece of man made material looked alien tangled through […]

Black and White Photography (Double exposures)

This process was another which took place in the dark room. I found the methodism of the development process to be almost therapeutic. This aesthetic is achieved with another very simple yet effective process. The development time is increased by about a quarter. At just […]

Cemetery Photography

Images of an Ossuary and graveyard in central France. Littering the ground were several sarcophagi made for both adults and babies, which had long been excavated, (we’re talking over a thousand years ago). There was something contradictory about this act of desecration because although the […]

Cino-graph Pencil Black and Whites

These pieces were created using a Cino-graph Pencil. Prior to development, the negative is placed on a light box to enable precise mark making. The Cino-graph pencil prevents the development of the section of image it covers, leaving white paper where there should be image. […]