Duga-3 (NATO reporting name Steel Yard) was a top secret Soviet over-the-horizon (OTH) radar system used as part of the Soviet anti ballistic missile early-warning network and operated from July 1976 to December 1989. The Duga-3 systems were extremely powerful, over 10 MW in some cases, and broadcast in the shortwave radio bands. They appeared without warning, sounding […]


Kopachi – the town they buried

Kopachi is a village near Chernobyl, Ukraine, just south-west of the Pripyat River Basin. After the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 the village was contaminated by fallout and subsequently evacuated and is now within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone; and thus has been abandoned since 1986. As an experiment,the authorities had all the wooden houses torn down and […]


A MAD Drag Night

SHOOT: A celebration show of ALL things Drag in aid of The Make A Difference Trust, featuring a bevy of West End performers and some of the best Drag Queens the UK has to offer. More pics on my Facebookpage here.



A charity shoot for West End Bares, an A3 full-colour calendar featuring exclusive images of 12 Top West End Shows who have all “dared to bare” to raise funds for The Make A Difference Trust.


The Big Society

Very much in the news, the ‘big society’ is David Cameron’s Big Idea for empowering communities, redistributing power, fostering a culture of volunteerism and encouraging greater personal and family responsibility and community activism. Synics have suggested that the plans are a cover for substantial cuts in public services, and certainly saving money is one of the […]


Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed is the unique woollen fabric woven by crofters in their homes for generations and is the only fabric in the world protected by an act of Parliament. Sometimes called the Champagne of fabrics, 2011 marked 100 years of the of the Orb mark of authenticity and this project is a celebration of that […]


Rootstein Mannequins

Rootstein are the world’s leading mannequin design company. Their factory in west London produces the highest quality mannequins handcrafted from fibreglass and sculpted for a perfect, life-like finish to supply the global retail display industry. Highly skilled at trend forecasting, Rootstein’s process includes sculpting top models from clay at life size and creating unique poses […]