About

Me

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I started getting into photography as a young boy but first turned professional in 2003 at the tender age of 30. Fifteen years later and I still love it!

Outside of photography, I’m a competitive dancer in ballroom and Latin American dancing.  To support my dancing I also workout and cycle and so it keeps me reasonably fit. In fact since I restarted dancing a few years ago after a long break I have lost 60lb!

I also volunteer at my local RAF Air Cadet squadron as a sergeant instructor.  I run the squadrons website and act as a photographer for the wider wing to give them media coverage at events they participate it. I love the outdoors, particularly walking and camping and so I’m currently training as a group walking leader to lead expeditions too.

Finally, I somehow fit in a regular day job as a practice lead for a software company.. I did take my photography full-time for a couple of years and found so much work I had to turn it away but being completely self-employed never suited me.  The economic reality is a practice lead consultant earns more than a photographer and there is a lot to be said for sick pay, paid holidays and a pension! I carry on with photography because I WANT to, not because I HAVE to! It's something I've always enjoyed and so I go the extra mile as its not just another day in the office for me.

Social Chameleon

I can fit into any situation be it informal or formal.

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Enthusiasm

I enjoy everything about photography. It usually looks like I'm having fun because I usually am!

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Energy

Hand in hand with enthusiasm is my energy. I can keep going all day!

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Personable

I'm easy to talk to and put people at ease.

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Dependable

When you say you are going to do something and people are relying on you, you just have to get it done.

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Dance Moves

Guilty! Who doesn't love a good dance?

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