The photographer’s craft in all its glory…

I was recently commissioned to photograph an exquisite collection of bespoke ecclesiastical furniture in Gloucester Cathedral. What commercial photographer wouldn’t be excited at the prospect of a day in a photographically challenging historic building taking photographs of a stunningly crafted suite of quality oak furniture? This commission ticked all the boxes for me and gave me … Read more

Variety, they say, is the spice of life

This definitely reflects the working life of a professional commercial and industrial photographer. How does that help me I hear you ask? My vast and diverse experience in the commercial photography arena gives you: Images that work for your business – I’m very practical, confident and creative in any commercial and industrial setting. Project time constraints … Read more

The Photographer’s Eye and Hogwarts

This month I explain about the ‘Photographer’s eye’ and those times when a professional industrial photographer just gets the desire to break out from convention and create some art! When a client commissions me to produce one or a series of photographs of a particular commercial subject, I bring to bear, what I call, the … Read more

The image says it all

I was recently commissioned by a design agency in Cornwall to create a series of images to suit a promotional brochure for DHL, who are a worldwide distribution and logistics organisation. After doing a site recce, and agreeing terms with the agency, I set to work in the DHL warehouse, a hub for initial collection, … Read more

Gilles Le Corre new work

  Chris has recently carried out a commission for the renowned ceramicist Gilles Le Corre. For more information click here

The new Millets Amazing Maize Maze

  Another year, another Maze at Millets Farm Centre, Abingdon. Chris with his aerial hat on and the Maze with an Alice in Wonderland theme. For more click here.

Mohne Dam in Watford

On a recent assignment at the Building Research Establishment I discovered that there was a concrete scaled down version of the Mohne Dam, famous as one of the targets of the Damdusters raid by 617 squadron during the second world war. Apparently Barnes Wallis had it built in order to test explosives to be used … Read more

David Shepherd 80th Birthday Archive Collection

  Chris was commissioned by Gateway Publishing Ltd to cover the launch of a magnificent tribute to David Shepherd on his 80th birthday. Over 120 of David’s best loved works, including some never before published, have been printed on hand made paper, bound in leather and gold blocked by hand. This publication is truly worthy … Read more

Saxon skeletons found during building works

[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] In the process of preparing the ground for a new building a pit containing 20 or so 2000 year old saxon skeletons of young men was unearthed in Oxford. They were thought to have been killed in fighting with rival groups. [/ezcol_1half_end]