Prints From Negatives

Kylie Minogue for the Observer

Kylie Minogue 3rd of January 1998 In the shadowy lounge of a London club, curled-up dozing like a kitten on a big leather chair, Kylie waits patiently to be photographed for the Observer whilst her management explain why I must sign a contract selling them the copyright of the shoot for £1. Assuring me they […]

Dermot Morgan for the Sunday Times

Dermot Morgan 18th February 1998 Soho. It’s difficult to believe it’s been 17 years since Dermot Morgan the eponymous hero of Father Ted died.  I happened to photograph Dermot a few days days before his untimely death of a heart attack at 45.  I loved the program but my enthusiasm for meeting ‘Father Ted’ was […]

Dame Helen Mirren for the Sunday Times

Dame Helen Mirren, 26th October 1999 or just Helen Mirren as she was back then. Shot for the Sunday Times.  She was in a play at the Cambridge Arts Theater. Always engaging and playful to photograph, we started in the Theater then strolled over to the grass in front of King’s College. I shot this […]

Prints From Negatives #2

When I started getting commissions in 1990, photographers worked with film. Working in this way involved collaboration.  As a way of celebrating the people I used to work with, I’m giving away some of the many prints we produced. The winner of the first print is Emma Blau.  Congratulations Emma! The next print is from […]

Prints From Negatives

When I started getting commissions in 1990, photographers weren’t the isolated, digital hermits we are today. I had a whole legion of collaborators.  There were numerous assistants who later became friends, the staff at Metro who processed my film, Tara Bonakdar at my agency IPG who helped edit my shoots and printers like Chris Cook, […]