I have studied in photography and have taken photographs and worked
with images for my own expression and pleasure.
I take pictures of what I like to see. My work typically centres around
problems of the human condition. I enjoy exploring
areas of solitude, foreignness, otherness and
I use animals in
my work to generate humour and a sense of the absurd
and to help us
engage with their supposed dilemma which in turn enables
our own introspection to take place.
I take pleasure in the works of Cartier-Bresson, Edward Hopper,
The photographer Louis Faurer’s image the ‘Goggle-Eyed Man,’ 1947 is an
image that inspires me as it has found the ‘bizarre
and strange’ in the ‘everyday’. The combination of
the figure wearing goggles and the momentary catch
of light manage to add power and myth to the scene.
Anticipating these moments is what I have in mind
when I’m out with my camera. In contrast I also
enjoy contriving a scene to help communicate a