My Year in Pictures 2013

So we’re fast approaching the end of yet another year and once again it has reached that time when it seems that every photographer with access to some sort of social media bombards the unwary viewer with a load of pictures that they’ve shot throughout the year……..and alas dear reader……I’m no different! Now just toContinue reading “My Year in Pictures 2013”

Iraq – Pictures from a troubled country

My previous blog post which can be seen here looks back at some of my thoughts and experiences from my time in Iraq in 2003 as one of the soldiers fighting into Basrah. This post shows a selection of images I shot on my second tour there in 2006 as an army photographer. I deployedContinue reading “Iraq – Pictures from a troubled country”

Leica – so what’s it all about then?

So I’ve been asked by a number of people recently, friends and colleagues, what my thoughts are on the Leica M9 after I bought one about 6 or 7 months ago. So I thought it was a good opportunity to put some of my thoughts down here for what it’s worth so that others whoContinue reading “Leica – so what’s it all about then?”

Shooting a Gurkha Patrol

The following photographs were taken during a joint Gurkha and Afghan National Army patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj region of Helmand Province in Afghanistan. The Gurkha’s, from C Company 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, left their main base at first light to visit a number of ‘check points’ that had been established in theContinue reading “Shooting a Gurkha Patrol”