1. Summer Flowers and COVID Rights

    23 May 2020
    We’re all on the cusp of big changes because of COVID. Equally we wish COVID had never happened. The change I want to make in my life is to let more emotion in and maybe push a little more out there. I’ve been working relentlessly for 40 years now and…

  2. April and May Lilies Mean I Wake Up to Beauty Every Day

    18 May 2020
    April and May have been incredible for me, waking up every day to lilies that are closed to the world and lilies that are opening up. I’ve been busy photographing them every day. I prefer to photograph in natural light but lilies being white are very reflective at most times…

  3. When Flowers Fight Against the Dark

    02 Apr 2020
    Most of the photographs I take illustrate relationships between flowers as they decay. I find it moving.  In this case I re-edited the picture after losing a very important relationship. I brought out a lot more of the detail not because I wanted to improve the appearance but because I…

  4. Flowers as Original Art

    23 Mar 2020
    My interest in flowers coincided with a project I was doing on colour. I’d been advising a photographic company and became interested in how arbitrary colour can be in photo post-production.  I’d already been doing some work on the origins of our sense of colour. Humans have an insatiable need…

  5. How The Flower Project Began

    19 Mar 2020
    Sat at the computer in early 2016 my eye began to swell. It hasn’t stopped since. On that particular day I was working on some economic data relating to bank disruption factors.   My first reaction to the swelling was to concentrate harder on the screen but the more I concentrated,…

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