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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As an avid coffee drinker I can really only think of two occasions where tea trumps my favorite cup of joe: dim sum and afternoon tea.

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I’ve been living the expat life in London for four years now but my next trip to Boston is never far behind.  Every four months I’m back in Beantown making the rounds visiting family & friends and some of my long running favorite dining establishments.  I’m home often but my last visit surprised me deeply.

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Earlier this year I thought I was the victim of a major spam attack. It was on a wintry January morning while I was on holiday in Prague when I logged on to Instagram and noticed an unusual amount of likes/follows on my notifications tab.  Then I really woke up…. How did my follower base triple overnight?! I must have been spammed!…

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I’m excited to announce that I will be teaching a food & lifestyle photography workshop in London on Sunday May 31st with friend & fellow photographer, Sarka Babicka. We have a lot of great things in store for the workshop, including a styling session with food stylist & writer, Olia Hercules.  Spaces are limited to…

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“I don’t know why people come to Iceland in this weather!” our car rental mechanic exclaimed when we were forced to take our car in for an emergency service on the 2nd day of the trip. The plastic underside of our Toyota RAV4 was hanging onto the car for dear life, scraping the pavement as we drove while collecting…

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For a city that is reputed for late night parties, Reykjavik has a pretty relaxed and dignified vibe to it.  Iceland’s capital is easily walkable and depending on where you are you can get a panoramic view of the North Atlantic Ocean along with the snow capped mountain behind it. We based ourselves in Reykjavik for three out…

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