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Photography that celebrates a slower pace of life.

My signature style of photography - quiet, considered observations - is a reoccurring theme that runs through the very framework of my life - from my own lifestyle through to the way I prefer to run my business.  A basic philosophy of the thoughtful, the intentional - paying attention to detail.

I shall be telling this with a sigh...
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost
 

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My approach - life, photographic style, business

Taking time - simply to give everything my upmost attention.  Slowing down and paying attention to those small moments that allow us to focus on the now... preserving that split second in the everyday, that moment, sensitive views of an everyday moment - recognising it's true meaning and value with my pared back timeless, classic aesthetic.


Process and the edit - iterative design

'Iterative design is a design methodology based on a cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analysing, and refining a product or process. Based on the results of testing the most recent iteration of a design, changes and refinements are made.'

This is how I work - constantly seeking to refine... from my lovely client's experience, through my photography, to the way the images are actually delivered and the same attention to detail is found in my online offerings too.  I am perpetually writing, brainstorming, sketching, making contact sheets, crafting mock ups, testing, analysing, and refining a product or process.

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My clan - an interest in thoughtful quality

My people, my students, my clan… they have an leaning towards wholehearted storytelling. They value nature and seasonal food and wellbeing. They are drawn to the individual and unique over short term trends.  Interested in process, materials and design - they appreciate the well crafted and handmade - thoughtful quality… this leads to an affinity for intentional self investment. A framework for living.


The central tenent of the slow philosophy is taking time to do things properly, and thereby enjoy them more.

Carl Honoré.  In Praise of Slow.