Amateur Photographer Magazine

Amateur Photographer Magazine

Amateur Photographer magazine’s 24 March edition is a macro special.  I was pleased to be invited to write and illustrate a four-page feature on macro lighting for this issue. Articles by Ross Hoddinott, Sue Bishop and Sandra Bartocha, among others, … Continue reading

Urban Surfaces – Beneath the Looking Glass

Beneath the Looking Glass

Beneath the Looking Glass You might not consider a phone box a likely subject for photography. Phone boxes are now, for the most part, obsolete – dirty, uncared-for pieces of street furniture, a receptacle for rubbish, covered with graffiti and the … Continue reading

Artist’s Open House 2017 – Seven Dials Trail


 Art at No.51   Colleen will be showing her work at ʻArt at No.51ʼ which is venue 10 on the Seven Dials trail 51 Montefiore Road Hove BN3 6EP Tel: 01273 770947 email Link to house: Open every Saturday and … Continue reading

Artistʼs Open House Exhibition 2017


 Artist’s Open House Exhibition 2017 Colleen will be showing her work at ʻIlana Richardson and Guestsʼ which is venue 4 on the West Hove Trail. 66 Langdale Gardens, Hove, BN3 4HH Tel: 01273 726 464 email Link to house: Open … Continue reading

Outdoor Photography Magazine

Outdoor Photography

A feature I’ve written, Quick Guide to Photographing butterflies and moths, is appearing in the latest edition (May – issue no. 127) of Outdoor Photography magazine. This magazine, along with Black + White Photography, are two that I read regularly … Continue reading

Starling Murmuration

Starling Murmuration

Starling murmuration – On Brighton and Hove seafront, from November to March around sunset, thousands of starlings flock in a mass aerial display called a murmuration. They swoop and whirl in the sky over both of the Brighton and Hove … Continue reading

Rencontres d’Arles – Urban Surfaces

Rencontres d'Arles

Rencontres d’Arles Continuing my Urban Surfaces project, the underlying theme of ‘Rencontres d’Arles’ is a temporal one with the same sense of impermanence that informed my work for the ’Tides’ exhibition. There is the same sense of people coming and going … Continue reading

Tides Exhibition – Preview

Brighton Beach Macro

1st October from 4pm to 7pm on the beach and at The Cafe De La Mer, beachfront, 124A King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 2FN – all welcome. As part of the Brighton Photo Fringe held during the Photo Biennial, I will be exhibiting … Continue reading

Tides Exhibition – Leftovers


Brighton Photo Fringe, Tides Exhibition – Leftovers. Detritus is flung up on the pebbles by the incoming sea then taken away again as it retreats. The usual bits of seaweed, driftwood, shells, feathers, cuttlefish bones and half-eaten marine life together with … Continue reading