Travel Photo Tips – Light

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Admin under TRAVEL

Light plays such a crucial role in all photography but with travel most photo buyers want ‘blue sky’ shots although in recent years atmosphere shots have become more acceptable. This often means waiting for either the sun to come out behind cloud or later in the day at sunset for it to slowly sink behind […]

RAF 100

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Admin under TRAVEL

What a fantastic week it was in London for the celebrations around the Royal Air Force and its centenary. In Horse Guards Parade, best known for the annual Trooping the Colour, an impressive display of aircraft from the First World War up to the latest acquisition for the RAF, the F 35 Lightning. For me, […]

Daphne Selfe’s 90th Birthday Party

Posted on July 4, 2018 by Admin under ART

I was delighted to be invited to supermodel Daphne Selfe’s 90th birthday party at an open-air rooftop venue in Shaftesbury Avenue, the Century Club, just right for the hot, sunny weather. Daphne is the world’s oldest working fashion model, she started her career in 1949 when she was 21 and has graced the pages of […]

Japan in London

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Admin under ART, TRAVEL

Within the space of seven days I attended four different Japan events in London, something I’ve never done before and will probably never happen again. I was invited to the London press launch of The Ryokan Collection, five star accommodations in Japan. Ryokans are traditional Japanese inns in which you step into their culture and […]

‘Witness for the Prosecution’ at London’s County Hall

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Admin under ART

The setting could not have been better for this production, the octagonal Council Chamber in London’s County Hall, previously the home of London County Council then Greater London Council with ‘performers’ such as Ken Livingston. Opened by King George V in 1922, the audience enters this Twenties opulence from the minute they walk in, ascend […]

Red Rum at Christies

Posted on June 8, 2018 by Admin under RACING, RED RUM

Following my Red Rum exhibition at the Osborne Studio Gallery in London’s Belgravia in April, and thanks to gallery owner Geoffrey Hughes, I was asked to donate four of the images by Peter Jenson for The Jockey Club sponsored British Sporting Art Trust charity auction which I readily agreed to. After selection and being beautifully […]

Evening at the Museum

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Admin under ART

The invite was good; an evening for the launch, with a friend, of the new-look British Museum online shop, to explore the Collecting the World gallery out-of-hours, meet the artisans and designers behind the unique products and to enjoy complimentary drinks and canapés. After going through the bright and well-lit shop, attempting to display in […]

Photo London 2018 at Somerset House

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Admin under ART

What a brilliant, diverse and dynamic photo show this is, so much to interest anyone who is interested in any aspect of photography, the medium of our time. Now in its fourth year, Photo London is an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital and has become the keystone exhibition […]

Hokusai and Hiroshige – artists of the ‘floating world’

Posted on April 27, 2018 by Admin under ART

As it’s ‘Golden Week’ in Japan, which is a week from the 29th of April to early May containing a number of national Japanese holidays, here is some excellent Japanese art on show in London at the enchanting Henry Sotheran bookshop which is the longest established antiquarian booksellers in the world which was started in […]

The Red Rum Exhibition and Book Signing Private View

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Admin under RED RUM

  This took place on Tuesday 10th April at the lovely Osborne Studio Gallery, 2 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X 8JU thanks to Geoffrey Hughes and Anna Rowlinson. The book and exhibition have had an impressive amount of press coverage in the following; Liverpool Echo Hampstead & Highgate Express Racing Post Daily Telegraph Horse & […]