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IGPOTY

06/02/2021

I am delighted to have won a Commended in the 2020 International Garden Photographer of the Year competition for my image of a waterfall at Nant Mill country park in North Wales. With nearly 20,000 entries from across the globe this is the world's premier competition and exhibition specialising in garden, plant, flower and botanical photography.
You can see the winning and commended entries via this link: https://igpoty.com/garden-photography-winners/

Lockdown shopping

03/11/2020

With Lockdown #2 imminent, I just wanted to let you know that I can still supply all my products as usual. This is especially important as some of the outlets that usually sell my pictures will be closed for a month.
So don't panic about Christmas presents, just place your orders in November and you'll have them in good time.
I can supply prints or mounted prints in any size that you can have framed yourself, or I have a range of black or white frames so I can give you a finished product ready to hang.
I can also offer other products such as canvas prints, MDF panels, Di-bond aluminium panels and custom frames - just contact me to discuss your requirements.

RIBAPix

23/01/2020

The Royal Institute of British Architects' image library, RIBAPix, now includes some of my architectural images.

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Spoilt for choice

19/08/2019

There might be over 600 images on my website, but this is just a small proportion of my image catalogue. So if you browse my website for an image but don't quite see what you want, just drop me a line with your requirements and I'll search the 1000's of images in my catalogue. If I still haven't got what you want I do undertake commissions to capture exactly what you had in mind.

Glass splashbacks

30/12/2018

I had a recent order for a new, but increasingly popular, purpose - a kitchen splashback. Companies such as The Liverpool Glass Company can create custom glass splash backs with the image of your choice printed on the back. My client selected a panoramic image of the Liverpool waterfront at sunrise and it was printed on a 3m wide sheet of glass. ...more

Wirral Open Studio Tour

07/06/2017

Once again I will be taking part in the Wirral Open Studio Tour - a two day festival of arts and crafts by over 60 talented artists across the Wirral. My exhibition location will be the West Kirby Arts Centre in Brookfield Gardens, together with 5 other artists. So a great location to visit, whatever the weather!
Opening times are 10-5 on Saturday 10th June and 11-5 on Sunday 11th. ...more

Williamson Open

11/04/2017

One of my abstract photos was accepted for the Williamson Open exhibition this year. The exhibition runs until the 7th May and features a great selection of art, photography and sculpture. Admission is free!
More info at http://williamsonartgallery.org/portfolio/williamson-open/

Social media overload!

01/04/2017

I must admit - maintaining content on multiple social media platforms is a challenge. My website blog suffered in 2016 as I put more effort into Facebook. Will try and do better this year.

Winter Arts Market

30/11/2015

I am excited to be participating in the huge Winter Arts Market at St George's Hall in Liverpool on Saturday 5th December (10-5). This Christmas gift-fest features over 200 artists and designers.

Claire House Christmas Fair

22/11/2015

Next Sunday, 29th November, I will be exhibiting at the Claire House Christmas Fair at Thornton Manor, 11am - 3pm. This is a fantastic event to get you into the Christmas spirit with a Christmas market, Santa's Grotto, carol singing and a full festive orchestra at 2pm. And of course you will be supporting a very worthy cause.

Artists and Makers at Ness

07/10/2015

This Sunday, 11th October, I will be attending the craft fair at Ness Gardens between 11:00 and 16:00. There should be a great selection of arts and crafts so get your Christmas presents in early!

Heswall Arts Festival update

25/09/2015

The Heswall Arts Festival begins tomorrow, Saturday 26th September and runs for two weeks. I have just installed my mini exhibition at Fresh Start Health in Lower Heswall, which is one of the 15 Art Trail venues this year.
Do call in to view the pictures and also sample Melissa Fairhurst's delicious range of healthy food.

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

22/09/2015

I am delighted to have had two images accepted for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. The exhibition takes place at The Gallery at Bank Quay House, Warrington, between 2-31 October.

Artfinder

15/09/2015

My Limited Edition fine art prints are now available to buy on the Artfinder website.

The Stables Gallery

13/07/2015

A selection of my images is now available at The Stables Gallery at Brimstage Hall.
The Stables gallery Facebook page

Love Wirral magazine

13/07/2015

I have teamed up with Love Wirral, the monthly business & community magazine and they will be featuring my images on their front covers between June and December 2015.

Art on the Prom

08/07/2015

Weather permitting, I will take part in Art on the Prom at Holyake on Sunday 12th July (10-4). This is part of the Wirral Festival of Firsts.

Art & Craft Market @ the Capital Building, Liverpool

05/07/2015

I will be participating in the Art & Craft market at the Capital Building, Old hall Street, Liverpool on Monday 6th July, 11:30-14:30.

Blue Moon Gallery

05/04/2015

A selection of my mounted prints is now available in the Blue Moon Gallery at Dee Fine Arts in Heswall.
Blue Moon website

Williamson Open Exhibition

27/03/2015

I have entered 2 images in this year's Williamson Open Exhibition, which will take place at the Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead between 10th April and 10th May.

Wirral Open Studio Tour

16/03/2015

This year I will be participating in the Wirral Open Studio Tour, which takes place in June. More details nearer the time.