An invitation to my late summer pop-up shop

July 11, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
An invitation for you! Come and celebrate the glorious, golden end of summer at the pop-up shop I'm hosting over two weekends with local friends Stefi of Artus Jewellery and Mim of Wicker and Weft. On sale will be a range of my greetings cards, framed & unframed fine art photography prints (my latest ones are printed on eco-friendly bamboo paper)...
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My tadelakt bathroom renovation

April 11, 2019  •  10 Comments
I'm excited to share these pictures of my recent bathroom renovation with you. You may know if you follow me on Instagram that I've been *very* excited about this project! I'd spent a long time planning, pinning and saving, and it's been amazing to see it take shape. The previous bathroom was long untouched and badly in need of replacing, and we al...
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Behind the scenes with David Austin Roses

October 04, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
In late August I was lucky enough to be approached by David Austin Roses, inviting me to work with them on some new lifestyle images for their autumn catalogue. And it was an absolute joy to visit their rose gardens near Wolverhampton and spend the day shooting the most stunning, exquisitely-scented roses in one of the old barns on site, along with...
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An experiment with kintsugi (part 2) and a summer exhibition

June 21, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
"Pare down to the essence, but don't remove the poetry" - Leonard Koren. Having gathered and a selection of handmade pots and had a go at the kintsugi technique (see my previous post), it was time to create the photographs I envisaged. And what I had in mind was a series of very simple still lifes: minimal, muted in colour palette and with beautif...
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An experiment with kintsugi, or the art of golden repair

June 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I first came across the Japanese art of kintsugi a couple of years ago: translated as "golden repair", it's a centuries-old practice in which broken vessels are repaired with a gold lacquer, creating a golden seam along the line of the break. Rather than trying to disguise the damage, it is accentuated and celebrated as part of the object's history...
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