Monthly Archives: July 2015


Hipsta 120

I’m so late to the Hipstamatic party I know. Like a lot of folk I’m wedded to my iPhone 6: I text-chat and WhatsApp with friends, surf the web, use Facebook and play the odd game. It’s weird then that as a keen photographer I never really used the iPhone camera for anything other than photographing important communications from my son’s school (to keep them in one place), shopping lists, gift ideas etc., and the odd social  media profile selfie. Recently that changed when I took a short course with BPSOP  under Holly Higbee Jansen. It was a spur of the moment enrollment because it looked fun and I fancied doing something a world away from my DSLR. Sometimes shaking things up a bit can be a good thing and give us a fresh perspective. Continue Reading →

The Happiest Musical Instrument…

…surely has to be the ukulele!

My gorgeous and very talented friend Chris created his own ukulele orchestra about three years ago and recently asked me if I would photograph one of their sessions. So I went along and was introduced to one of the happiest and nicest groups of people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. Continue Reading →

Raunds Choir Recording Session

This week one of the choirs I sing in was fortunate enough to be invited to use Ferrers’ School recording studio. This was all thanks to our assistant director Chris. We managed to pick the hottest day of the year so far for our session and sitting in the studio was like being popped in the oven at Gas Mark 8! I think we shed several pounds each during the couple of hours we were there! Continue Reading →