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Category Archives: London

How did you decide to change careers to become a freelance photographer?  In the twelve months since I left finance for a career in food, travel & lifestyle photography that is the question I get asked most often.  After repeatedly having this conversation via email exchanges with readers, at dinner parties and even to a total stranger while riding the […]

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Afternoon tea is an age-old tradition in England that has withstood the fast-paced nature of the modern world and I’m just beginning to understand why.  I’ve always been a coffee and pastry person, it’s quick, casual and satisfying, but as the days seems so much shorter and a to-do list ever longer, I now see the draw of […]

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We all have slightly different requirements for a great dining experience but usually it all comes down to the basics: the company you keep, atmosphere, service and of course the meal itself.  The Imperial, a gastropub in Fulham, fits the bill for me with an added bonus of having a wonderfully photogenic interior to swoon over.

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Right before 2014 came to a close I had the pleasure of working on a photoshoot for BerinMade’s spring/summer 2015 catalogue. This London-based boutique specialises in fine, ready-made and bespoke stationery. As someone who adores stationery and has a love for handwritten notes I couldn’t wait to work on this project! We had a great team […]

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