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I work mainly in the areas of sports and news photography but do work in other areas both as a freelance selling commercially through agencies and also by commission.
I hold Public Liability insurance for 5m.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

During the current Coronavirus pandemic I am covering limited news stories for agencies as well as building up stock photographs. With no sport taking place most of my normal work has been wiped out and I appreciate many are in the same position with their work. So in this time of potential hardship I am happy to make the following concessions:

  • if you have an unpaid invoice please pay it if you can - many thanks to those who have
  • If you are paying please do not pay by cheque unless absolutely necessary as I would prefer not to visit the bank. I can accept card payments over the phone, bank transfers or payments via PayPal
  • if you cannot pay please let me know and I will extend the credit period until you can pay
  • I will not be taking action to recover unpaid debts until further notice

Please stay safe, follow the guidelines and I look forward to an eventual return to normality.

Stay Alert --> Control the Virus --> Save Lives



Coming

Soon


     In November 2020 new regulations come into operation for commercial drone operations. By
     then, if all goes to plan, I will have my qualifications to allow me to operate commercially.
     Currently I have qualified for a Flyer-id and have registered and have an Operator-id with the
     CAA to allow me to fly a drone non commercially and gain experience ready for November.



Whitley Warriors Yearbooks

For a variety of reasons I did not have the time to publish the yearbooks for the last two seasons that I photographed Whitley Warriors, a project I have always wanted to complete.

Now, five years late, I have been able to set aside the time needed for this. At the time of writing, 28 May, 2013/14 is complete and 2014/15 is near completion with the intention being to get them to the printers in June.

This will be a limited print run as I have no idea how much interest there will be so long after the seasons finished. They are A4, 32 pages full colour as were the others and contain results, photographs and the odd fact, although the gamesheets for 2014/15 still do not contain full netminders statistics so these are incomplete.

Cost is expected to be around 7.50 plus P&P and I am happy to take advance orders to give me an idea of how many I need to print.


LATEST JOBS [Last 3 Months]

GALLERIES
AGENCIES
Galleries and sales are now being hosted by a third party web site here: Galleries I am in the process of moving jobs into these galleries

Private galleries will still be hosted through this web site and customers will continue to be supplied with a unique link and password

During the lockdown I will be:
  • processing outstanding jobs to create galleries and appropriate archives
  • updating websites with appropriate profile information
  • for the last two seasons of photographing Whitley Warriors I did not have time to complete the yearbooks. Now I have time work has started again and I hope I can complete them this time!
  • taking news photographs and the odd stock photograph
  • working towards qualification for commercial drone operations. The current date for the qualification to become operational has been put back from July to November

Limited stock and news being taken during the current lockdown





SALES

Images and merchandise are sold through a variety of sites depending upon their usage.


Alamy
Stock photography for editorial and commercial purposes can be purchased through the agency.
Photoshelter
Small amount of artwork.
Picfair
A selection of stock photographs which can be purchased via the web site.
Galleries
Sport, news and sport photography available for editorial use and stock for editorial and commercial use.

ACCREDITATION: held for British Automobile Racing Club [BARC], British Basketball League [BBL], Gallagher Premiership Rugby, European Rugby Challenge Cup, European Rugby Champions Cup, England and Wales Cricket Board [ECB] and previously World Rugby U20 Championship 2016, Great North City Games and Run, Rugby World Cup 2015, Professional Darts Corporation [PDC], British Athletics, World Curling Championships, World Ice Hockey Championships, 6 Nations, ICC Champions Trophy, ICC Women's World Cup, Ice Hockey Olympic Qualification, 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and warm up events

PRESS PASS: holder of a current United Kingdom Press Card Authority press pass

CUSTOMERS past and present include: Google Maps, Athletics Weekly, Billingham Stars Ice Hockey Club, Fantastic Fireworks, WF Executive Cars, Alchemy Fireworks, Northumbria University, Whitley Warriors, South Northumberland CC, AirBnB and Run Northumberland. Images have appeared in Athletics Weekly, Powerplay Magazine, The Guardian, Evening Chronicle, Newcastle Journal, Hexham Courant, BBC, The News Guardian, Old Glory and various books.

INSURANCE £5m Public Liability Insurance held through AXA.



Site last updated 28 May 2020


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NEWS


PICFAIR
Thanks to PICFAIR who are currently waiving commision on sales effectively reducing the cost to customers.


Current Accreditations
Gallagher Premiership Rugby
European Champions Rugby Cup
European Challenge Rugby Cup
BetFred Rugby Football League - Championship & League 1
British Basketball League [BBL]
England and Wales Cricket Board matches
BARC [Croft / Pembrey / Thruxton
Local Rugby, Cricket and News for local press
Local Athletics for magazine

8 Apr 2020 : Payments
See important announcement on the left regarding payments during the Coronavirus lockdown

Web Site
A major change is that the main galleries and sales are now hosted by a third party web site

Palace Art Gallery, Redcar
Closed late last year due to relocation so I no longer exhibit or help out at the gallery. Hopefully some new opportunities will be forthcoming.

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015
My world cup:
Photographs - 8,382     Miles - 2,924
Hours Driving - 65         Teams Photographed - 13
Matches - 10                   Venues - 10
Captain's Run - 9           Media Conference - 8
Training Sessions - 7    Fanzones - 2
Team Photo - 1

SOUTH NORTHUMBERLAND CC 150TH
In 2014 the club celebrated their 150th anniversary. Durham CCC played Warwickshire CCC in a one day cup match and I created a panorama of the ground. A 7ft x 2ft canvas now hangs above their bar and it was used on the cover of their anniversary book.