On cycle rides I notice the changing tree shapes throughout the seasons, . This inspired the “Shape of Trees” project, which captures the various changes trees undergo throughout the year and as they age. A calendar featuring these photographs is available for purchase for 2024.
How do you photograph something that has been photographed many times? Here are a few ideas.
Join me on a cycle ride through the Buckinghamshire countryside on a late August day.
Sometimes I have ridden to the end of the road and looked out upon the sea. In July 2023 I went the other way. After holidaying near the North Norfolk coast I cycled back into Norwich to catch the train home.
Much of my photography is made whilst out cycling on country lanes. As I ride along I have plenty of time to look around me, and one thing I notice are the “Slow” signs painted on the road. This is a meditation on the painted sign.
What always draws me to the Fens time and time again is the sky. Nothing grows taller than the trees so the overhead panaroma is almost uninterrupted.
Today I praise the humble tripod. For many photographers a tripod can be cumbersome but essential to keep the camera stable. It can also be used to slow down your photography and become more in tune with your subject.
A few photographs taken on a bike ride exploring the woodlands, churchyards and country lanes of Hertfordshire on May Day 2023.
It’s easier to take photographs on holiday when everything is new and exciting but how do you replicate that excitement when you are not on holiday?
A cycle ride in Dorset on Easter Sunday to hunt out the spirit of a place.