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French Digital Tour International Salon -19 acceptances and a FIAP Ribbon
09th December 2017 - 0 comments
I haven't entered many international salons recently so it was wonderful to get so many acceptances in this one, the French Digital Tour. I also got awarded a FIAP ribbon for the image below.

Click on the image to go to my Exhibition Acceptances Gallery.
London Region Winter Championships 2017
07th November 2017 - 0 comments
The action photos I took during sessions 1 and 3, at the London Aquatic Centre on 4th+5th November 2017 can be viewed by clicking on the image below.
The Dropbox links to the Presentation photos are on that page too.
**New Book published** - Grand Tour of China
15th September 2017 - 0 comments
I have a new book on our trip to China in 2013. It is the biggest book I have made to date at 208 pages. The photos are a mix of mine and Mike's.
Mike and I give a photo lecture on the Grand Tour of China to camera clubs in the East Anglia and north London areas. If you would like to book a talk please get in touch with me via my Contact me page.
Click on an image below to go to My Books page on this website.
5 Canon 9500 inks for £20
19th July 2017 - 0 comments
Surplus to my requirements, now that my Canon 9500 has stopped working.
Please click on the orange link right for more information. Other items shop
Harlow Photographic Society =3rd place Print League 2016/17
05th July 2017 - 0 comments
This year I came =3rd in the Harlow PS print league competition. This was pretty good considering I got no top marks of 20 at all. What I did get were marks between 19 and 17. The images I got those marks with are below -

** New Book ** - My Photographic Archive 2012-2017
26th June 2017 - 0 comments
Just published using Blurb is my third 'archive' of photographs 2012-2017. All images in the book have been entered into Harlow Photographic Society competition. Some images have been entered into national and international exhibition competitions too.

Click on the image below to go to My Books page.
**New Gallery** London Region Youth Championships 2017
30th April 2017 - 0 comments
All of my actions shots from the Youth Championships are now in this gallery.
There are links to the Presentation Photos on Dropbox in the gallery too.

Click on the image below to enter the Youth Championship page.
**New Gallery** Norway Coast
21st April 2017 - 0 comments
I went on a Hurtigruten ship along the Norway Coast in early April 2017. This gallery of 32 images shows images from that tour. We went as far north/east as Kirkenes, almost at the Russian border and further east than Istanbul! Click on any image below to go to the gallery.

Beyond Group BPE 2016 - Highly Commended
17th August 2016 - 0 comments
I received a Highly Commended ribbon for my image of 'Trees in the Snow' in the 2016 Beyond Group British Photographic Exhibition.


Others images accepted in that exhibition were 'Two Kids' and 'Speed Merchant'.
British Photographic Exhibitions - 4* award gained
15th August 2016 - 0 comments
Today I received my ribbon and certificate for BPE4* - meaning I have had over 200 acceptances in British Photo Exhibitions. Quite a milestone as from BPE3* to BPE4* is 100 acceptances.
View my exhibition photos here.
**New Gallery** Borneo - Sarawak and Sabah
09th August 2016 - 0 comments
The largest island in south east asia and the fourth largest island in the world - Borneo is full of wildlife, minority tribal peoples and local markets. Click on the image below to go to the gallery.
**New Gallery** Columbia Road Flower Market
26th June 2016 - 0 comments
The London flower market transforms the road for 6 hours on a Sunday morning.
To see images from the market and some good graffiti click on the image below -

**New Gallery** London Region Age Groups 2016
25th May 2016 - 0 comments
Photos from the 21st May 2016 at Crystal Palace can be seen by clicking on the image below.

Basingstoke BPE National Salon - Selector's Award
25th March 2016 - 0 comments
I got four images accepted into the Basingstoke BPE with one of them, 'Two Kids' getting the Paul Keene Selector's Award for the Portrait section. I was so pleased as getting acceptances isn't easy but to get an award too made me feel great.



The other accepted images were:

Harlow Photographic Society =1st place Print league 2015/16
28th February 2016 - 0 comments
A bizarre outcome of the Harlow PS print league with three members in =1st place and three members in =4th place with just one point between us all. I share 1st place with Heather and Paul. There were four rounds with eight images in total.
The photos that got me that placing are here below -

Photo Finalist in 'On The Go Tours' photo competition
05th February 2016 - 0 comments


This photo was an 'On The Go Tours - feel good' Finalists in February 2016. Thank you if you voted for me. I did not win but was thrilled to be a finalist.
Harlow Photographic Society - 3rd place - Panel competition
04th December 2015 - 0 comments
The panel of three photos below came 3rd out of 21 panels at my club yesterday. The images were all taken at the 2015 Appleby Horse Fair where the horses were being washed in the river before being sold or raced.


**New Gallery** Russia-St Petersburg
22nd November 2015 - 0 comments
My newest gallery shows image taken in St Petersburg, a lovely city with lots of history and plenty of museums. To link to the gallery click on any of the photos below.

Beyond Group BPE 2015 - Highly Commended
10th August 2015 - 0 comments
I was awarded a highly commended ribbon for my image 'Indian Swamp Deer Grazing' in the 2015 Beyond Group British Photographic Exhibition Salon. The exhibition was in September 2015 near Ipswich.



I also got 'Not Quite Symmetrical' accepted too.

EFIAP/b awarded - for international accepted images
28th May 2015 - 0 comments
I got confirmation today of my new distinction - the EFIAP/b (b = bronze).
The Federation Internationale de L'Art Photographique (FIAP) is an organisation which promotes exhibitions/competitions across the world. Acceptances into those exhibitions are accumulated along with awards and their distinctions awarded when certain criteria have been met.
The three awards I needed for this distinction, can be seen below. They were achieved in Germany (DVF), England (Smethwick) and Canada (Toronto).
Click on one of the images to go to my exhibition acceptances gallery.