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1992 – 2017     Photographer, teacher and lecturer. (1)
Part Time Lecturer at University College Falmouth, Part time lecturer University of West London
Teaching pinhole photography at Schools and Universities throughout the UK since 1992 including:

American Intercontinental University, Bournemouth College of Art, Bridgwater College, Bath Spa College, Birmingham Central University, Cirencester College, Callington College, City of Bristol College, Derby University, Edinburgh College of Art, Exeter University, Exeter College, Falmouth University, Filton College, Gloucestershire University, Guernsey College, Isle of Man College, London College of Fashion, Manchester Metropolitan University, Napier College, Newport College, Newcastle College, Nottingham Trent University, Plymouth College, Plymouth College of Art and Design, Regents University, Southampton Solent University, Staffordshire University, Stratford College, Swansea University, Thames Valley University, University of Bristol, University of West London, University of the West of England, Warwickshire College, Weston College, Winchester School of Art, Wolverhampton University ,,,,,,

plus many schools, museums, festivals etc as well as working in US, Eire, New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong including:
Du Page, De Paul and Columbia in Chicago, The Corcoran, Soho Photo, Washington School of Photography in the US.
Charles Darwin and James Cook Universities in Australia and Dublin Institute in Eire

Teacher of Design and Technology at an Inner City secondary school (QTS) 2001 - 2008
Pinhole consultant for film ‘The Brothers Bloom’ featuring Rachel Weisz . http://www.thebrothersbloom.com/
Small business selling 'Smileycam' pinhole cameras, obscuras on Ebay and through Lomo.
Lecture tours of the US (May 2001 - 2013) and Australia (August 2003). (2)
UK Publicist for World Pinhole Day (3)
Artist in residence Knowle West Media Centre - Feb 2010 - July 2010.
 
1987– 2016     Freelance photography
National advertising, TV film stills, Book and CD cover work. TV work (1 show)
Travel and portrait photographer
Brochure cover, invitation and poster for RPS 139th Annual International Exhibition.
Photographs currently being used in books in Britain, Germany and US
‘Mouthpiece’ Published September 2006 by Dewi Lewis Publishing.(4)
Appearances on national and international television and radio. (5)
 
1999– 2000     Ride the Net Co-ordinator.
Co-ordinating the opening of the National Cycle Network for Sustrans.
Designing and instigating a procedure to publicise the opening of the National Cycle Network with the aim to stimulate cycling nationwide
Developing links and liaising with partner bodies including Local authorities, BMA, Variety Club, The Scouts, WWT, Women’s Institute, CTC, BA, CCN’s and charities.
Promoting the opening to national media, writing press releases and articles.
 
1998-1999       Photographer/Manager, Bushbuck Safari Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
Managing a luxury tented safari camp for 3 months.
Assisting BBC film unit and wildlife photographers.
Creating an environmentally ‘low impact’ camp.
Teaching aspects of wildlife photography to guests.
Liaising with Maasai tribesmen over local issues.
 
1990-1997              Head of Photography, South Bristol College.
Designing, planning, administering and teaching photography courses
Teaching all levels from: GCSE, GNVQ, A’ level, ACCESS, and HND Computer Graphics
 
1981 – 1984    Ba (Hons) Photographic Studies. Derby Lonsdale College.


Exhibitions
April - May
April
July - Sept
March
March
2016
2016
2014
2013
2013

Light Years Southmead Hospital Bristol.
Obscura Shutter Room Gallery Whangarai New Zealand
Awfulogrammes - James Barton Bristol (PRSC)
Edinburgh College of Art
Pinhole World, Sopot, Poland.

November
2010 VAC Romford
October
2010 Damned Show Detroit
October
2008 'Slow Light' Explore at-Bristol
May
2007  
Festival of Nature, @ Bristol
May
2007  
Bristol Children’s Hospital
May
2007
Art of Photography – San Diego, California.
December
2006 
Wildlife Photographer of the year, Bristol Art Gallery
July
2005
Time of Light, Ale and Porter, Bradford-On-Avon.
May
2005
Circles of Confusion. De Santos Gallery, Texas.USA
November
2004
A Day in the Life,,, Tobacco Factory Bristol.
August
2003 
NTOEC exhibition, Darwin, Australia.
February
2003  
Soho Photo Gallery, New York, USA
September
2002   
‘Humour’ Gallery Sink, Colorado, USA.
June
2002 
Visual Edge 2002,Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento USA.
June
2002
145th Royal Photographic Society Print Exhibition. (touring)
January
2002  
‘Forest’. Winchester and various centers around Berkshire
February
2001 
‘Why Pinhole’ Rochester VSW. New York State.USA.
September
2000  
‘Off the Highway’ Gallery Sink, Colorado, USA.
August
1999 
 ‘A day in the life of,,,’ Frevd Gallery, London.
July
1998-99  
‘Through a pinhole’, New Zealand (Touring).
April
1998
‘3 x 3’, Coopers Gallery, Bamsley.
February
1998    
‘Well Shot’, Well Hung Gallery, London.
September
1997  
A day in the life of...’ Watershed Gallery, Bristol.
March
1996 -  2001  
 Permanent display, Royal Photographic Society, Bath.
November
1995 
139th RPS Print Exhibition, (Touring). 
November
1995   
3 X 3’, Watershed Gallery, Bristol, (Touring).
April
1995  
‘Aristotle’s Hole’, South West Photo Fair.
May
1993
‘Aristotle’s Hole’, The Watershed Gallery, Bristol.
December
1992 - 1993  
‘The Hill’, Bristol, Henleaze and Westbury libraries.
June
1991  
‘Green Bike Scheme’, Bristol Central Library.
August
1989 

‘Taken Abroad’, exhibition and lecture. Watershed Gallery.

August
1988
‘Anatolian Landscapes’, Bristol Central Library.
February
1988
‘Turkey’, The Arts Centre Cinema.
October
1987  
Images of Turkey’, Bristol Central Library.
September
1987  
‘White Tree Road’, Henleaze Library, Bristol.
September
1987 
‘Focus for Oxfam’, Watershed Gallery, Bristol.
August
1986   
‘Photographs of a Wood’, Bristol Central Library.
February
1983
‘White Elephant Show’, Green Lane, Derby.

Publications

Magazines – Journals UK
Magazines – Journals Worldwide
Amateur Photographer
Digital Camera
Primary Science
Photo Plus
April 2017
Feb 2013
May 2012
August 2011
D-Photo (NZ) April 2016
Digital photography June 2011 Digital Foto (DK) July 2015
Aquilla Spring 2011 De volksrant (NL) Aug 2014
Practical Photography March 2010 Popular Science (US) May 2014
Catholic Herald Jan 2010 Better Photography (IN) May 2012
Wired September 2009 Digifoto Pro 2010
Primary Science April 2009 Foto Magazine (NL) November 2010
Daily Telegraph November 2008 Photo ed (CAN) Spring 2009
New Scientist  April 2007 Esquire Magazine (RU) November 2007
Dentistry September 2006 El Periódico de Catalunya (ES) November 2007
The Daily Mirror  September 2006 Foto Magazine (NL) September 2006
Metro   September 2006 Focus Magazine (D) September 2006
Weekly News  September 2006 Popular Photography (US) April 2006
Big Issue September 2006 Bizarre  March 2002
Amateur Photographer   April 2006  The Image (Australia)  Dec 2001
Marmalade  March 2004 FHM (USA) September 2001
Decode March 2004 New Zealand Herald  August  2000
Amateur Photographer  March 2002 The Smithsonian Magasine (US) May     2000
The Spark March 2002 Photo District News (USA) September 98
Bizarre Magazine Feb 2002 El Pais (Spain) 15 Dec 96
British Journal of Photography May 2001 Photography Magazine (HK)  January 96
Practical Photography Feb 2002 Foto (D) April     95
Bizarre Magazine April 2001 Popular Photography (USA) August 94
AP Website of the week March 2001 Focus (NL) April     94
Times Metro August 99 Pinhole Journal (USA)  Volume 10 no 1
Daily Telegraph Arts Website  August 99
Daily Telegraph 25 June 98
Books
Lets Talk about Light - Millhouse publishing 2016
Make your own pinhole camera - Ilex 2013
Ripleys - Believe it or not - 2013
Exploring Colour Photography - Focal Press 2011
The Science of Imaging -CRC press 2011
Sunrise Project KWMC-Blurb 2010
Practical Photography July 98 Make your own Paper Camera August 2009
Photo Poche   Pinhole Photography 2008
Ministry magazine March 98 Lighting  AVA Verlag 2007
Creative Review October 97 Mouthpiece Dewi Lewis 2006
GQ Magazine September 97 Creative Vision  AVA Verlag 2005
Graphics International February 97 Adventures in Pinhole cameras. Rotovision, 2003.
New Scientist November 96 Out of Focus Verlag 1997
Independent Sunday Review 2 July 96 The Art of Science September 1999
Radio Times  10 Feb 96 The Ultimate Science pop up book 1996
BJP  16 Aug 95
The Big Issue  No 121 95
Lecture tours
Glastonbury Programme July 94 May   2001 - 2013 US Universities.
Amateur Photographer 8th Jan 94 August 2003 Australia
    May 2011 US
    March 2016
April 2016
NZ
HK

Selected web publications

 

NASA

The Grip

Image acquire

 

Gizmodo

 

Cool Hunting

 

Lulei

 

Clifton Diocese

 

Falmouth Uni

 

Fotomagazine

 

Noi pictures

 

Design Week

 

This is somerset

 

Digifotopro

 

Ephotozine

 

Lomography

 

New Scientist

 

Phototuts

 

Adafruit

Flavourwire

 


Avax News

Petapixel

 


Dont take pictures

Core77

 


Dirty Harry

Vice

 

Discover Channel Canada (2012)

 

Luminous Lint

 

Petapixel

 

Flavourwire

 

Citizen Science

 

Planet Science

 

Eighteen39

 

Discovery Channel

 

Radio 4 Today

 

Apple Daily

 

The Telegraph

 

The Sun

 

The Mail

 

The Mail

 

Apple Daily

 

Beautiful Decay

 

Voluntary and community work
 
UK Publicist for World Pinhole Day
Pinhole Workshops for the National Cycle Network, Green Gathering, Ramblers association, Fairbridge Trust, Nlarge, Various community organisations.
Co-ordinator of the Bristol Green Party. October 1989-91, 1993-98 (Parliamentary candidate 1997 and 2005, European election candidate 1999)
IVS Work camp organiser. Bristol Green Bike Scheme organiser.
Co-ordinator of volunteers, Bristol Community Festival 1993-8.
 
Interests

Photography, photographic history, website design, cycling, art, music, environmental politics, current affairs, travel, bird watching, natural history, writing, diving, computing and my family.

 
 

1
I have lectured Lectures at many Universities including; University of the West of England, Bristol University, Salisbury, Gloucester, Southampton, Newport, Swansea, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Trent, Winchester, Westminster, Thames Valley University, Reading. Birmingham, Falmouth in the UK. Du Page, De Paul and Columbia in Chicago US. Charles Darwin and James Cook Universities in Australia and Dublin Institute in Eire. I have also taught at many schools and arts centres around the UK.
   
2
In the summer of 2003 I was lucky enough to be commissioned to work with students from remote communities in the Northern Territory of Australia. The images we created were then put on a global website. I did many workshops with them as well as in places as diverse as a primary school and a prison.
   
3
World Pinhole Day happens on the last Sunday of April every year and is designed to promote the wonder of pinhole photography to everyone. This year 2900 people from 62 countries uploaded their pinhole photograph taken on world pinhole day creating a huge gallery of pinhole images from all around the world. More information can be found on www.pinholeday.org
   
4
A book of my images entitled ‘Mouthpiece’ was published by Dewi Lewis in September 2006. Make your own Paper camera was by Ilex press - Lark.
   
5
I have had many television and Radio appearances, appearing on Blue Peter, The OneShow, the children’s BBC Art programme ‘smART’ and BBC 2’s ‘Every home should have one’ Using a wheelie bin to photograph the Clevedon Pier. I have also appeared on Radio 4 ‘Today’ and on Television in Germany, Brazil and the US as well as ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’.Also Dick and Dom April 2014.