For those that don’t know, I used to volunteer in the entomology department at the Natural History Museum in London. My absolute favourite insect ever, ever, ever, is the weevil (it’s probably in your best interest not to start a conversation with me about weevils, I’ll start telling you how cute their rostrums are…),
I’m extremely fond of scanography, especially of natural objects such as plants. This was an experiment in attempting to recreate the effect of a flower by placing the petals in place on the scanner. I think I may experiment further with this idea!
In 2010 I visited Nepal for the second time with the charity Gorkha Learning for Life. The charity is dedicated to helping the people of Gorkha, Nepal by bringing education and health to their children. I had an amazing time and the whole experience was phenomenal: I would recommend it highly! Pictured in this
This image is of two Hemiptera specimens at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. I volunteered in the entomology department for three years, two of which were mostly spent working with Hemiptera data and specimens.
As part of my home page, I shot a series of images of seven of my friends wearing face paint: one for each colour of the rainbow! This particular image is of my wonderful friend Paul, who was the first person to volunteer to pose and thus picked his favourite colour, green. Fortunately
As part of my home page, I shot a series of images of seven of my friends wearing face paint: one for each colour of the rainbow! This particular image is of my wonderful brother Laurence, who stepped in as indigo when it turned out I wasn’t going to be seeing my indigo volunteer
This photograph marks my 1,000th day of taking self-portraits for the 365 day self-portraiture project, taken during my third year. At the time, I’d been reading the book “The Quiet Girl” by Peter Høeg. The main character is a Danish clown who has exceptional powers of hearing: he can hear the key signature
“Put all your soul into it, play the way you feel!” — Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin. This is one of my many contributions to The Teleidoscope, a group on Flickr, as well as being taken for my 365 day self-portraiture project, during my third year. The theme at The Teleidoscope was “Music”. I’d been wanting to