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September 10, 2017

Time watching, was an exhibition that I undertook for the University of Hertfordshire, and shown at the Margaret Harvey Gallery in St Albans, UK, from 11 March to 16 May 2009.

Using techniques similar to time-lapse photography, the work combines multiple photographs t...

September 6, 2017

The images shown are all based on old family snapshots of when I was a child. The project involved scanning the photos, and digitising them. I then printed them out on a laser printer, then left them outside in the garden, exposed to the weather for a week or so. When...

September 3, 2017

Down by the Jetty came about by an idea of taking an analogue image, and a digital image, at the same time and of the same view. The two photographs were then placed side by side, so on first glance the pictures were the same, but the more you look, the more the differ...

September 3, 2017

I was born on 10 May 1970 in Plymouth, and currently live in Cambridge. With my 40th birthday looming, I decided to take a journey between these two famous, historical places.

I started out by drawing a straight line – as the crow flies – between the two cities on a m...

September 3, 2017

Selective Memories was designed to look back at key places from my childhood. Each of the 16 images used to create a single piece were taken with different secondhand 35mm family snapshot cameras. The idea was to view the memory through different eyes and look at how,...

September 3, 2017

A Year In Pixels was a reaction to the project Passing Time. Where the latter was created using thousands of images, A Year In Pixels reduced the photographic image to its smallest point, by using a pixel derived from a photograph taken each day of my 40th year. Again...

July 23, 2017


The 12 pieces that make up Passing Time each document a month of my 40th year. The works are made up of various photographic sequences, each resembling small storyboards suggesting movement. Their subject matter may sometimes seem vague or ambiguous, but each represen...

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