Category Archive: Photo Essay

The Day The Presses Stopped

The world just lost a beacon as it enters one of its darkest hours.

Just a regular Wednesday Southbank Parkour session…

I love London’s Southbank, there’s always something going on!… On a regular wednesday afternoon in April I saw a guy practicing some Parkour and got talking to him. I asked if he minded… Continue reading

Warwick at Twickers!

On Saturday March 29th 2014 Warwick School played in both the U15 and U18 schoolboy rugby finals at Twickenham, a quite momentous achievement in itself: to have two teams in both finals of the… Continue reading

The mountain and the picture not taken

As I drove over a hill in southern Snowdonia on an August afternoon in 2013 I was struck by the wonderful site of Lake Mwyngil in the distance, the remnant puddle of a… Continue reading

Chloe & Luke

The midnight train purrs at the Junction, waiting to transport its cargo of late-shifters and bleary-eyed post-work-pinters on their disparate journeys southward, to suburbia and beyond. A man rushes onto the train and… Continue reading

Hammersmith Bridge Poems

I found out it’s National Poetry Day here in the UK today, so I thought I’d write some lines and share them with a few pictures I took last night (this morning) down… Continue reading

In Search of Maes Y Mynydd – August 2013

After three days of driving, hiking, camping and discovering some of the wonders of Wales, there was one last thing I wanted to find on my photography trip of ancient Celtic miscellanies: an… Continue reading

Notting Hill Carnival 2013, Part 2 – Into the Night…

The sun slips drunkenly behind whitewash buildings slowly turning grey. Sound-systems fade down for another year and cobbled streets become makeshift beds for the weary, cots for sick – those too lost in… Continue reading

Notting Hill Carnival 2013, Part 1 – Before Sunset…

The crowd, the noise, the heat, the vastness, the hustle, the bustle, the performers, the food, the beer, the rum, the punch, the dancers, the musicians, the parade and the streams of people… Continue reading

Notting Hill Carnival 2012 – Photo Collection

A collection of low-res photographs taken at last year’s Notting Hill Carnival, on the Monday of August 2012 Bank Holiday Weekend. Enjoy! All photographs available in various sizes, frames & mounts. Email whatcomposaw@yahoo.com for… Continue reading