• Amsterdam autumn sunset

    City Breaks with Kids – Amsterdam

    During my twenties I was relatively skint – I focussed on paying rent, saving for a house deposit and working several jobs at once, and just a few weeks after my thirtieth birthday I…

  • Taytlors of Harrogate, Yorkshire tea at Rudding Park hotel

    A Story of Tea and Travels

    This post is in collaboration with Creating for Good and Taylors of Harrogate I often question the “value” of my photography, finding myself brushing it away as something that it just silly. I worry…

  • Luxury Living with Tesco’s Fox and Ivy

    My bedroom has always been my favourite room. It is the full width of the house, with a large bay window and another smaller window, and it floods with natural light even on the…

  • With influence comes responsibility - little boys in lavender field

    On Influence and Responsibility

    Everybody knows things can get pretty daft on Instagram and I’m sure we all see images which are… shall we say a little ‘fantastical”? There is a great parody account called @youdidnotsleepthere – “celebrating…

  • Using scaffolding planks to make a character backdrop

    Photography Backdrops

    I used to scroll Instagram admiring people’s beautiful breakfast scenes, and thinking how fortunate they were to happen to have a rustic wooden table or marble worktops in their home. I used to try…

  • Peonies and coffee Instagram clichés

    Photographing Clichés

    I often see Instagram criticised for being saturated with the same old clichés. I’m sure we’ve all heard the stories of people lined up in the street to take a picture of a certain…