“Dreamrobber” the idea, ..the word, …the thought… Came to me a few years back while travelling on a slow train in Northern Spain, for now it’s a home for my photographic work, and perhaps the works of others who share an approach to their work and wish to contribute to this project.
Summer 2015 – Finds this web site moving to new hosting, as I had reached the limits on what I had, and needed to update the site recent pictures I have made, I also had the chance to work again with my friend Kevin Taggerty for three days in rural Wiltshire.
During 2014 – As there was less of a demand for my sports work, it gave time to develop my skill set, change some photo gear and get to grips with some ideas and develop a style of picture that I call Cyberaphaelite and allow this thinking to permeate through my work, shoot by shoot, frame by frame, picture by picture.
Summer 2013 – As Dreamrobber, and away form the sports work which I undertake and enjoy doing, and as well as some of the more commercial things again I do, I need to focus on the development of a contemporary work style, after much thought and discussion with peersI will call this Cyberaphaelite(c) – and so I plan to develop a body of work I can exhibit in within this style, and offer thanks to the painter Kevin Taggerty at www.kevintaggerty.me.uk for his encouragement and support in this matter.
Autumn and Winter 2012 – Saw the development of my work away from the landscape and sports focus it has had (mind you still shooting between 500 and 700 frames a week over the winter and editing down to 30 or so for use, which is a great discipline and has improved my eye for a shot no end…), I also started to think about the development of a style of “altered” photo realism referencing Pre-Raphaelite ideas especially backgrounds, and photographic works by people such as Tom Hunter. More on this as it unfolds.
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