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WORKSHOPS & TALKS  
   

I give workshops and talks about the visually creative subjects I have been connected with during my career; travel, photography, television camerawork and television lighting, all illustrated using my own images in PowerPoint presentations.

"Addicted To Light" lecture to the Guild of Travel Writers

Workshops:

 
 

Travel Photographer
Of The Year

I have given several talks and workshops for the TPOTY Festival of Photography at the Royal Geographical Society for Chris Coe and I am also a Judge of this major annual international competition for amateurs and professionals alike.
  British Guild of
Travel Writers
I have given several talks and workshops for BGTW on both Travel Photography and Travel Video.
   

Talks given:

 
  "Through The Viewfinder" connected to my book about how to operate a television camera at the New Zealand Broadcasting School in Christchurch New Zealand.
  "Through The Viewfinder" connected to my book about how to operate a television camera at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth Australia.
  "Through The Viewfinder" a talk about what was then my forthcoming book about the principles of television camerawork at Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication.
  "Addicted to Light" two lectures about how to take pictures for publication and how I work as a travel photographer for the British Guild of Travel Writers in London.
  "Kingdom of Tonga" life in the South Pacific's only monarchy for an Asia Pacific Studies Course at Nottingham Trent University.
  "Japan Today" to art students at four schools in Belfast and Coleraine in Northern Ireland on behalf of the London based Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation.
     

My partner, Chizuko Kimura, is from the cultural capital of Japan, Kyoto. She is both a Urasenke tea master and a kimono maker and I assist her by writing and presenting tea ceremony performances and kimono demonstrations at venues in the UK. Chizuko is now also a photographer selling her images through several online photo libraries.

     
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