Fine Art & Stock Photography
I’m generally not all that interested in plastering my photographs on mugs, bags and other merchandise. At the risk of sounding pompous, my work means too much to me to subject it to that kind of treatment. But then… there are some images that actually cry out to be shared in this way. Maybe this is where art and craft diverge. Take this one, for instance. This is our sprollie Cézanne. (A sprollie is a springer spaniel crossed with a […]
You can now own 12 gorgeous works of art for very little money. How? By buying my new calendar. I’m going to be producing a whole range of calendars based on my landscape projects. The first one focuses on the beautiful and mysterious department of Finistère in Brittany. I’ve called it Finistère Insolite, which roughly translate as Exceptional Finistère. The Calendars are printed and delivered by RedBubble. They are printed on heavy paper to an exceptionally high quality. Once the year […]
I’m pleased to say that two of my pictures are now on display at La Toque aux Vins, a very fine restaurant on the outskirts of Avranches, Normandy. One of the images – of riders at Le Bec d’Andaine with a view of Mont St Michel (above) – is now hanging in the reception area. The other, of a poplar wood near the village of St Cyr, is in the main dining room. Both images have connections with the restaurant. […]
Having bought a new tripod, I needed something to put on top of it.
Today is the 178th birthday of photography. Give or take. On 19 August 1839, scientist and politician François Arago made an announcement to a joint meeting of the Académie des Sciences and the Académie des Bueaux Arts at the Institut de France. It concerned a process recently bought by the state from showman Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre and inevitably dubbed the Daguerrotype (or Daguerrotypie in French). This was the first official recognition of the invention of photography, and it created a sensation, […]