Finally some precious rest and recuperation. As awesome as Keele University is, I relished that month at home in Milton Keynes. The absurd amounts of sleep, and days sat in coffee shops gave me the chance to look at my photography with fresh eyes, and plan some pretty sweet projects for when I came back to 'The Bubble'.
You may have noticed the lack of concepts, and lots of photos of my dogs and family. Truth be told, I left my tripod/remote at Uni which ruled out self-portraits and lack of a car limited where I could explore. Hopefully you all didn't mind some cute images of Honey and Polly in the meanwhile!
There were three days that stood out; days 104, 109 and 117.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing Lilly for her 18th birthday. Until I walked into Liverpool St. Station's Costa and explained who I was, she had no idea what her present was. Orchestrated by her sister, Lilly's friends and family had whisked her to London, complete with suitcases packed with alternative outfits, all without revealing any surprises. All this had stemmed from her sister seeing my images of Keele on Facebook; the uni she'd set her sights on. You've gotta love the power of social media!Read More