A journey to Fair Isle

Adrift in the North Atlantic, Fair Isle is about as far from civilisation as it’s possible to get in the British Isles – but for the fifty-odd people who live there, it’s something else, too: home.

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Ernest Journal, Issue 3

I recently worked with the fantastic Ernest Journal (‘the magazine for curious and adventurous gentlefolk’) on their third print issue, shooting a 24-page special on the Isles of Scilly. We visited most of the main islands – St Mary’s, Tresco, St Agnes and Bryher, plus a couple of the more out-of-the-way ones, including the abandoned island of Samson and the wild island of Gugh, where the magazine’s cover image was shot. I also shot and wrote a portrait feature with three brothers from the St Mary’s Boatmen Association – Steve, Alec and Fraser Hicks.



A photo gallery from a recent trip to Montenegro, including the Bay of Kotor, Durmitor National Park and Lake Skadar. It’s a country with some really epic scenery: wild mountains, sandy beaches, unspoilt lakes and much more. It really deserves to be better known than it is, especially given that a relatively well-known country like Croatia is right on its doorstep.

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The Lake District

The Lake District is one of my favourite corners of Britain. I’ve travelled here many times, both for work and for pleasure, and it’s somewhere I always look forward to going back to. There’s a sense of wildness here that’s hard to find in England. In fact, it probably has more in common with the Scottish Highlands, geographically and historically.

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The Mousehole Cat

Design work for Cornwall’s leading ballet company to illustrate their 2013 production, a new staging of the classic Cornish children’s tale, The Mousehole Cat. The work appeared across various forms of media, including print, billboards, social media and online.


Canadian Rockies

I’ve spent a lot of time in Canada, mainly in the Canadian Rockies while writing Lonely Planet’s guidebook to Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks. If I had a choice it’s probably where I’d spend most of my time – it’s fantastically beautiful, gloriously wild and home to some really amazing wildlife.