He takes photos using traditional film cameras, hand developing and enlarging the film in his darkroom where he listens to music on vinyl*. His prints are completely handmade.
Shooting primarily in black and white his work centres around bringing together large format images of landscapes with 35mm/medium format street and documentary photography.
John is terrible at writing (particularly biographies) but hopes to tell stories and inspire through his photography.
*actually, streams 6 Music on an iPad.
- Large Format : Intrepid 8x10 (coming soon!)
- Large Format : MPP VI 5x4
- Medium Format : Mamiya 7ii
- Medium Format : Mamiya C330
- 35mm : Nikon FM3a
- Instant : Polaroid Impulse AF
- Digital : Nikon D800
8x10 negatives are contact printed.
- De Vere 504 Colour Enlarger
- Nova 2-slot processor - 20"x24"
- JOBO CPA2
- Tray development upto 20"x24"
- Custom built enlarger easel and development tray for upto 4ftx8ft.
- Ilford PanF+ 50
- Ilford Delta 100/400
- Ilford FP4+
- Kodak T-Max 100/400
- Kodak Portra
- Kodak Extar
- Fuji Velvia 100
Warwickshire Open Studios - Autumn Art Fair October 2016
A fantastic weekend showcasing a variety of incredible art from members of the Warwickshire Open Studios.
Publications and exhibitions
Warwickshire Open Studios - Open House 2018
The Matterhorn - Ilford Friday Favourites - 9th February 2018
Fungi - Ilford Best of 2017
Best of Emulsive #fp4party December 2017
Ilford Friday Favourites - 20th October 2017
Art on a postcard - The Printspace - October 2017
Doomed Gallery - Zines of the world - October 2017
Ilford Friday Favourites - 29th September 2017
Art in the park 2017 - Jephson Gardens, Leamington
Slate Art Gallery - Photography Exhibition - August 2017 : Glenoe Waterfall
Shootfilm UK - Home
Ilford Friday Favourites - 17th February 2017
Warwickshire Open Studios - Autumn Art Fair October 2016 - Warwick Arts Center