Month: December 2020

Sophie in Autumn

Definitely some of my favourite portraits of 2020. In the gap between lockdowns, we caught a bit of the Autumn sunset and had an excellent halloween themed session down there in Jarrow. Once the cultural centre of Europe. Sophie studies ballet and performing arts. Her and her Mam are great to work with. Well prepared […]

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Alt Model Retro

Zoe – Alt Model

I always seem to have a session with Zoe near the end of the year. It’s a good way to mark out the changing world. Zoe was a student when we first met and now is a lecturer. We started planning for this session with ideas of a retro shoot to make pinup style posters.

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Autumn Woods

A Dark Road to Rebirth

Charm of autumn with a wild sunset and fashion, style and grace all in fundamental form. This piece by @miss.ubel has been a great project, wherever it came from and wherever it’s going! We don’t create beauty, we find it. We remember what it is and how it came into being. Light, tones, curves, shades, symmetry and

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Sea Sunderland

This week (14th December 2020) sees the release of a series of films of local writers. They are short pieces based around Seaburn. It’s been a privilege to help out. Here we have pieces by by Ray Hopkins, Jessica Andrews and Thomas Smith. Where Salt Air Chimes by Ray Hopkins Smoke and Salt by Jessica

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No More 1 in 3

I made this film for the Mothers Union charity.  No More 1 in 3. It’s part of a global online protest against domestic abuse. Worldwide stats from WHO say 1 in 3 women have suffered. The local branch of Mothers Union set up an installation at St Nicholas Church remembering 110 women who lost their

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No More 1 in 3

Healing is possible. We may never be the same again; we may not lose our scars, but our wounds can become a source of beauty. The Japanese art of Kintsugi (golden joinery) is for mending broken china. Here we made a series of images evoking the way we find and use healing to build what

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