Viva!

Anyone who lives in Lewes will have had the Viva Lewes! magazine through their letter box. It’s a fantastic local publication and one of my favourite parts is the “Where we Work” feature, where four local professionals are pictured in their place of work (the clue is in the name, huh?) by a local photographer. 

Well for April’s magazine, that photographer was yours truly and the professionals are Children’s Authors. Who knew that there was such a proliferation of creative talent in this small town? 

This was a fantastic piece of work to be involved in. The project gave me the opportunity to meet with some wonderfully talented people, find out about their work and their history (I’m nosey, what can I say?) and get a little creative myself. Here are a selection of the photos we took during the project. 

The featured authors are:

Matt Carr, Leigh Hodgkinson, Miriam Moss and Will Mabbitt

 

For anyone interested in the geeky aspects of this, the camera used was a Fuji X-t2 with 16-56 2.8 WR lens. The strobe for Matt and Will’s photos was a Godox 860ii, with Magmod modifiers for Matt’s portrait and a Saberstrip for Will’s. For the photos of Leigh and Miriam, I used a Godox AD200 with the Westcott Orb softbox.

Lewes Bonfire 2017

It’s been a while since I have posted some bonfire photos, so here goes to rectify that.

Just a few from my tour of duty with the fantastic Southover Bonfire Society on the Glorious Fifth (albeit it was on the fourth this year).

Mark Chadwick, Noble Jacks and Stee at the Con Club, Lewes – October 2017

At the Edge of the Sea 2016

Back for the eighth year, At the Edge of the sea took place a week earlier than usual this year, providing the customarily eclectic mix of music with a backdrop of Brighton Beach.

Remember, Remember…

So Bonfire in Lewes is massive…everything, in fact. A huge event celebrated by six bonfire societies within the town and others from across Sussex invited to be part of the procession. This year I was one of the official photographers for Southover Bonfire Society and, whilst the majority of the photos are for members only, these few atmospheric photos are ones that, for me, represent a soggy but spirited evening.

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