(2013) A woman has her hair done in one of a cluster of hair salons found at Rye Lane, Peckham, South-East London.
(2013) Simon Miller (42) explains that he wants to go to university to study Anglo-Saxon and Norse, with aspirations of translating The Hobbit into Anglo-Saxon. 'Tolkien was an Anglo-Saxon scholar, so basically I think myself and Tolkien are kindred spirits. I’ve started writing an erotic novel called Frigadoon. Have you ever heard of Brigadoon? It’s a Scottish village that only appears every 100 years and then it vanishes. But in this one you only have sex every 100 years.' Taken from my series 'Lenton Flats'.
(2016) Amid the sudden and unexpected loss of his cousin to cancer in 2010, Itaru Sasaki had started to contemplate how he might maintain some kind of connection with his cousin after death. His answer, though unconventional, was to erect a telephone box in the middle of his garden. Full story to be found in 'Kaze No Denwa' section.
(2014) A fencer at his local fencing club in Al-Amari refugee camp, The West Bank. Having first been established in 1949, the camp evolved over time from being an area filled with tents to a fully-fledged part of the city of Ramallah. Though lives start and end within the tiny confines of the camp, many inhabitants still consider themselves to be from occupied Palestinian territory. Often many of them have never set foot on the land that they call home. Taken from my photo series 'Al-Amari'.
(2016) A plane spotter stands at Heathrow airport, spending a day recording the planes that come into the airport from all over the world.
(2014) A man cleans and maintains an industrial-grade printer. With a peak of over 1.5 million industrial workers in 1960, London was a world manufacturing and construction centre in the 19th and 20th centuries. Pushed out to make way for the flashy 21st century revival of the Isle of Dogs, some of these traditional businesses have found new residence in South Bermondsey, South East London.
(2016) Two young men from Sheffield have travelled over 200 kilometres to London with pigeons from local clubs dotted around their city. After spending the night sleeping in their specially designed pigeon van, the two water the pigeons before releasing them for racing back to their respective owners in the Midlands of the country.
(2013) 'Thing is I’ve got photographic memory but sometimes I leave the lens cap on. It’s Partly to do with my asperges- it’s basically high functioning autism. Most men and some women are somewhere on the autistic spectrum: the kind of middle way is kind of like football supporters- that’s how I’d describe it. And then you’ve got classic autism where they’re basically locked in and won’t communicate. Then you’ve got people like me and that guy they were trying to extradite to America for trying to break into the Pentagon for UFO’s, he’s an aspi.' Taken from the series 'Lenton Flats.'
(2016) A model rail enthusiast stands with one of the trains he has brought with him to his weekly Thursday visit to the Model Railway Club in King's Cross, London - the oldest railway club in the world. Full series can be viewed in 'The Modellers' section.
(2014) Andy stands amid the organised chaos of his workshop, South Bermondsey, London.
(2016) Jim Andrews (82), the second of three generations of pigeon fanciers, has been a life long member of Thorton Heath’s pigeon racing club. Racing under the name J. Andrews & Son with his son Mark, Jim has become well known for his successes in the sport. As well as having over 60 years of experience, he attributes much of his achievements to being able to tend to his pigeons full-time in his retirement. “The more you put into racing pigeons, the more you’ll get out of them. Got to be let out the same time, feed them the same corn, feed them at the same time, feed the same amount..”
(2013) A man awaits the lift in his home on one of the final days he can live there before being forced to move out. Taken from the series 'Lenton Flats'.
(2013) Alec tries to get his DVD player to work as he sits in his home for the last days before being forced to move out. He lives in one of several council blocks in the middle of Nottingham which are set to be decommissioned. Taken from the series 'Lenton Flats'.
(2014) A man takes a break from his work at a waste-disposal site in South Bermondsey, London.
(2016) Three men sit around the club house of their bowls club during one of the final, dwindling evenings of summer. East Dulwich, London.
(2016) Malcolm Linskey opened up Knowledge Point in 1985. Having completed The Knowledge himself at the age of 23, and after spending a few months as a driver, he became more and more interested in the trade as a whole. Using his previous experience in print, he started a trade magazine, which in times of cash-flow problems, he consequently went on to fund by selling knowledge material. Full series can be found on 'The Knowledge' section.
(2016) A woman relaxes at 'War & Peace Revival' festival, a five-day military and vintage festival at Paddock Wood, Kent, England.
A collection of portraits taken on a mixture of assignments, personal projects and everyday shooting.