Signs of Life

Signs of Life is an ongoing study looking at the impact that we as humans have on the world around us.  It will focus on many areas and its possibilities are limitless. The first phase concentrates on what we leave behind.  The contents of tables in cafés, restaurants and service stations.  Whether it is ourContinue reading “Signs of Life”

24 Redbridge Grove

Art Photobook number four is a bit more personal again and revolves around the miniseries ‘24 Redbridge Grove’. This series of images is part of an ongoing, but not yet published, photo essay, ‘Life Death and Photography’. The overall goal is to study the human temporality and the role photography has to play in ourContinue reading “24 Redbridge Grove”

10 Paignton Avenue

Art Photobook number three is a bit more personal and revolves around the miniseries ‘10 Paignton Avenue’. This series of images is part of an ongoing, but not yet published, photo essay, ‘Life Death and Photography’. The overall goal is to study the human temporality and the role photography has to play in our memoriesContinue reading “10 Paignton Avenue”

Portland Castle

Portland Castle was part of King Henry VIIIs plan for defending England from French invasion.  The move was away from the classical huge scale castles and towards strings of defendable positions which were strategically placed to create crossfires and killing fields.  The castle at Portland was built during the mid-1500’s to create a crossfire withContinue reading “Portland Castle”

Verne High Angle Battery – Portland UK

Originally built in the 1800’s to defend against a French invasion, the Verne High Angle Battery sits on top of Portland in Dorset next to HMP The Verne. Although heavily modified during both World Wars, the layout and many of the earlier engravings are still present. The battery sits at the top of the hillContinue reading “Verne High Angle Battery – Portland UK”

In search of the past

I don’t regularly share personal stuff through this channel but I’d like to this time. I’ve spent the last couple of days on a bit of a family hunt on Portland where we’ve found the grave of Alice Caroline Otter and Hiram Otter. Hiram was a well known local character from the later 1800’s andContinue reading “In search of the past”