In the good old days, we used to store film in the fridge and apparently I still do. Cleaning out the fridge the other day I came across these old rolls of 35mm black and white film. I haven’t the heart to throw them out despite them being out of date and not shooting a roll of film since 2005……….
I just recently photographed my friend’s James and Trish’s baby in Central Park. Anna is only eight months old, loves to show off her new toothy pegs and was brilliant in front of the camera!!
I was recently assigned to photograph Tamara Mellon, OBE at her penthouse apartment on the Upper Eastside in Manhattan, New York. Her penthouse is up for sale, it could be yours for a cool $34,000,000 dollars! Tamara is the former Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury designer shoe brand. She stepped down from the company in November 2011 after its acquisition by Labelux. In 2013, Tamara announced the creation of TAMARA MELLON, a luxury fashion line offering a full range of clothing apparel, shoes and handbags. The brand launched in November 2013 with a select group of high-end retail partners in Europe and the USA.
I flicked on the TV and saw that the Martin Scorsese movie ‘Goodfellas’ was on. I was instantly reminded of the day my brother Jack and I spent with Henry Hill, visiting his old haunts in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Henry was definitely a character, no longer with us but his notoriety lives on!
Piers Morgan, former CNN talkshow host, has been appointed editor-at-large of Mail Online’s US operation. The British journalist, who parted company with CNN after his primetime talkshow was cancelled, will write for the Daily Mail’s US website several times a week. Mail Online said Morgan ‘would bring his own experience and perspective to bear on the big US stories of the moment’ Piers will continue contributing a weekly column to the Mail on Sunday newspaper and hosting Piers Morgan’s Life Stories on ITV in the UK. Morgan described Mail Online as an “addictive pleasure” and the “most successful and dynamic platform in the world of news”…………
The continued problem of illegal fox hunting using dogs in the UK has again become the focus of many animal welfare charities. The lack of policing, enforcement and prosecution is proving to be a hotly debated topic amongst Members of Parliament, celebrities like Patrick Stewart and a concerned British public.
Remembering the fallen on the thirteenth anniversary. It’s amazing how quickly time passes by but for many it only feels like yesterday the towers fell. The pain of losing someone never ending…
The Fire Department of New York in addition to the 343 firefighters who died on the day of the attacks, a further 89 have died from illness over recent years and many others continue to fight poor health.
Some of my work has just been featured on Welsh photography website GWEAD It’s nice to be featured on a Welsh website, makes me feel homesick though…Diolch Rhodri!!
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Walking through Central Park yesterday, I saw an egret stalking in the pond at the southeastern corner of the park. The look of surprise on this poor fish said it all!
Robin Williams was a comedic genius, a true talent. A sad day for anyone that enjoyed his films or stand-up routine. There are very few greats and he was one of them. Hopefully he has found peace and will have everyone around him upstairs in stitches……….