Secret Dockyard Exhibition – Eldon, Portsmouth

As part of the showcase of exhibitions at the culmination of the BA(Hons) Photography at the university of Portsmouth. The show ran for four weeks across May to June 2012. 

Secret Dockyard

Secret Dockyard was a photographic project during 2011 to 2012 documenting the conservation areas of Boathouse No4 in the Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth.  A historical structure in its own right, Boathouse No4 was a key part in preparations for D-Day and other aspects of World War Two. The aim of the project was to show theseContinue reading “Secret Dockyard”

A Road Petrol Stations at Night

A photographic investigation of non-place and the sanctuary provided by the A Road Petrol Station.  Emerging from the darkness of the long nights drive, they give us shelter, food and water. All images photographed using a 5×4 large format technical camera on Kodak Portra 160.

A Road Petrol Stations at Night – an award winning, critically acclaimed documentary photography piece

One of my many on going projects has been ‘A Road Petrol Stations at Night’, a study of the non-place and world of the night time service area.  My initial interest in these places came about after reading ‘Non-Places’ by Marc Auge but what is a non-place? A non-place is anywhere we as people occupyContinue reading “A Road Petrol Stations at Night – an award winning, critically acclaimed documentary photography piece”