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PHOTOGRAPHY  
   
Travel  

The majority of my work over the last two decades has been as a travel and documentary photographer visiting many countries around the world. At home in London I concentrate on studio portraits and product photography for online photo libraries.

Argentina Australia Brazil Brunei Canada Chile - Cook Islands Costa Rica - Cuba Curacao Cyprus Fiji - French Polynesia Greece - Hong Kong Iceland Japan Jordan - Korea Malaysia Malta - New Zealand Panama - Sabah Samoa Sarawak Taiwan Tenerife - Tonga - USA (California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Vermont, Wyoming) Venezuela.

I am a full member of the British Guild of Travel Writers

   
Dance & Music  

In London I have taken pictures at Sadlers Wells Theatre of the ‘Flamenco Festival’ and the Peacock Theatre to shoot ‘Tango Fire’, both for publication in Dance Today magazine.

I have photographed dance students in the UK at the London Contemporary Dance School, in Japan at the Mitsuko Inao Ballet School, Kyoto and the Osaka University of Arts. Also in Kyoto I have photographed jazz and other bands at outdoor concerts, in clubs and other venues.

Dance and movement have always fascinated me; capturing a moving subject at the one crucial expressive moment that tells the story with a camera is exhilarating. My main dance collaboration has been with talented Hong Kong dancer, Muna Tseng, taking pictures of her during final rehearsals in several London theatres for a subsequent exhibition at The Place.

These dance images have been used in publications and online throughout the world.

Dance in Osaka
   
Portraits  

I photograph clients in either contemporary softlight with daylight, or classic Hollywood style using tungsten lighting.

Most of my clients have been writers and people from the world of entertainment:
Marian Babson, crime writer
Pauline Bailey, a 'Marilyn Monroe' look-a-like
Martin Connelly, character actor
Amanda Gleave, opera singer
Kazuko Hohki, cabaret performer
Debbie Jaffe, children's author
Audrey Leybourne, actress
Sarah J Mason, crime writer
Orla McFeeley, dance student
Olive Murray, opera singer
Miranda Seymour, biographer
Rika Shimizu, jazz saxophone player
Christopher Timothy, leading actor
Muna Tseng, choreographer/dancer

Christopher Timothy, actor
   
Exhibitions  
Solo UK Exhibitions  
2014 "Kyoto city of dreams" in London at Mokspace Gallery
2009 "Geisha Dreams" in London at the Pro Lounge of Jacobs New Oxford Street
2005 "Images of Jordan", in London at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel
2003 "Images of Jordan", in London on their World Travel Market stand
2002 "Cook Islands - Heart of Polynesia" in London at Royal Commonwealth Society
2001 "People of Japan" in London as part of the Japan 2001 Festival
1999 "Tonga - Polynesia's Kingdom" in London at Royal Commonwealth Society
1997 "Taiwan Visions" in London of Taiwan at The Barbican Library
1996 "Gaijin's Eye" in Newbury of Japan at The Corn Exchange
1996 "Muna Tseng" in London of the Hong Kong dancer at The Place Theatre
1996 "Gaijin's Eye" in London of Japan at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
1988 "Traveller's Eye" in London of eighteen countries
RCS 2002 exhibition
   
Solo Foreign Exhibitions  
2014 "Kyoto city of dreams" in Kyoto, Japan at Gallery Yuishin
2004 "Tonga - Polynesia's Kingdom" in Japan, at Art Zone Gallery, Naniwa Camera, Kyoto
2002 "Maiko and Geisha - A Hidden World", my impressions of the geisha world in Japan, at the Foreign Correspondents Club, Tokyo.
2001 "Maiko and Geisha - A Hidden World", exhibited a kilometre from where I took the pictures in Japan at Art Zone Gallery, Naniwa Camera, Kyoto.
2000 "Gaijin's Eye in Japan", twenty photos exhibited taken in 1990 through which I found eight connections back to then at c@feupstairs, Uwajima, Japan.
Kyoto 2004 exhibition
   
Mixed UK & Foreign Exhibitions  
1998 "Bridges" Japan tour to ten venues as part of 'Festival UK 98'
1998 "Bridges" UK, Germany and Poland with Daiwa Foundation exhibitors
1991 "Eyes on Japan" in London with a potter
   
Prints  

As a specialist in photography of Japan, and in particular, Kyoto, a selection of Fine Art Limited Edition prints of 50 in each size of my Kyoto image collection is available online from www.kyotophotogallery.com

Each print is signed and numbered and printed by specialist fine art printers Point 101 who are members of the prestigious Fine Art Trade Guild. The prints are on archival paper guaranteed to last 200 years and are produced in London, England.

 
   
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