Story Dated: 1.03.14
Every family is a love story. No matter what else a particular family might be, there is at its heart that one truth.
And there seems to me to be something about film photography which is able to grasp on the very atoms of that love, the tiniest extraordinary threads of it, and hold each up to the light as if to say; thankyou.
I love film. I don’t know what it is yet, but I’m going to have some fun chasing it.
A big thankyou to the Matthews Family, who generously allowed me to experiment with them earlier this year, with my slightly unwieldy Contax 645 medium format camera, half a dozen rolls of film, and totally nervous butterfingers.
Story Dated: 27.02.14
Some casual snapshots of (one third of) my family, captured on a medium format film camera, the Contax 645.
I thought I’d share them for no other reason than that they mean a lot to me.
Story Dated: 22.12.13
If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.
Story Dated: 3.12.13
“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
Story Dated: 11.11.13
It makes me happy to see others being happy.
It makes me happy to see others being.
It makes me happy to see others.
It makes me happy to see others, being happy to see each other.
Meet the incredible of family of Anya, who inspires me in more ways that she can know.
Story Dated: 24.10.13
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
Story Dated: 29.08.13
There was just a moment there, when everything was just as it was. And we stopped and breathed that in, because of what was still to come.
Story Dated: 2.07.13
I once heard Oprah Winfrey say that what she most wished for every child on earth was that every time he/she entered a room someone’s eyes lit up. Yes; all children, at any age, should be so loved.
Story Dated: 25.06.13
Right now I am exploring ways of working in my (new) studio which don’t compromise authenticity.
Kids will let you do that without judgement, whilst simultaneously exploring the possibilities of their immediate surroundings for pillow fights.
We are all explorers.