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Yearly Archives: 2010

TEDxEuston and Jide Alakija

I was invited to attend the first TEDxEuston Conference last year which was held at the University College London. I met a whole host of individuals who had been very much involved in the development of Africa. In fact the attendees list was quite intimidating. The likes of Nuhu Ribadu, The former chairman of the […]

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Evelyn and Paul

I’m on a weeks break in the USA, spending thanksgiving with my other halfs family. I found sometime to update my blog with some work done in the summer. From here I’m off to Dallas, TX to document another wedding there. That’s one event I’m looking forward to as it’s going to be my last […]

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Tapsie and Okite – Wedding in Jo’burg, South Africa

I was asked an interesting question on twitter about my lighting techniques the other day. I was asked how I maintain the same standard of lighting regardless of the scene I’m shooting. It seemed pretty obvious an answer until I had thought over the point of the question. I wasn’t merely asked how to get the […]

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Bright “Basketmouth” and Elsie – The best assistants in the world

I’ve only just been on British soil for under 6hrs at the time of this post. I promised Bright (the groom) that I’d post some images really quickly on my blog once I got back, so you can imagine my suitcase is still packed. Working on this wedding was absolutely awesome as again I was […]

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Amy and Greig

A few months ago I had the privilege of photographing Amy and Greig’s wedding in the countryside of Kent. To my delight, I was given free reign over the photographic content throughout the day.  As this makes my job more interesting, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This was also a wedding where I got the […]

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