In December an assignment to shoot the cover for Tui Sensimar’s inflight magazine ‘Time For Two’. Our focus was the local cuisine on the beautiful island of Mauritius - not a bad way to finish a busy year.
Also in November we were asked to hike and bike along the little know Absinthe trail in Val-de-Travers, Switzerland. A tiny region near the French border that stakes claim to being it’s birthplace. Everything from sausages to ice cream seems to have one very important ingredient in this small Valley. You can even find bottles of Absinthe dotted along the route to help you on your way.
Jordan is a magical destination with some of the planets most iconic must see’s. In November an assignment took us to some of these. Swimming in the the Dead Sea, marvelling at the ancient ruins of Petra and camping in Wadi Rum were some of the highlights.
The landscape in Iceland is otherworldly and unique. Round every bend in the road lies another awe-inspiring natural wonder. As well as being home to some of the worlds largest glaciers and waterfalls. Iceland can also stake claim to having one of Europes last true wilderness regions - The ‘Westfjords’ - In September I took a road trip to explore.
In August Getty Images got in touch and asked me to shoot some London office worker lifestyle images
In August I spent a fabulous day with the legendary Raymond Blanc at his Oxfordshire restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. He was very generous with his time showing me round the extensive gardens that provide much of the fresh produce for the restaurant - stopping only for selfies with over excited diners.
In July we travelled to Cape Canaveral and NASA’s Space Centre. Our aim to find out what it takes to become an Astronaut. Meeting the real thing Astronaut Ed Gibson was about as close as we got.
A chance to take a trip to my favourite photographic destination in June- Iceland. It’s sheer beauty and otherworldliness never disappoints, no matter what time of year you visit. We circumnavigated the island experiencing some of Europes greatest natural wonders.
In June a trip to Ghana where we visited the the people and factories involved in upcycling the countries waste into into practical items - everything from fashion accessories to house bricks
In May I was commissioned by the Telegraph to shoot a number of features for their upcoming Qatar campaign. An amazing trip that took us from the futurist architectural wonders of Doha to driving dune buggies in the desert.
In February I visited the wonderful Iolanda Bustos at her restaurant in Girona, Spain. Iolanda’s unique cuisine not only uses the local flora as inspiration but as main ingredient .
December 2017 - Gdansk, Poland
Opera singer Milosz Galaj was our local guide to Gdansk for Wizz Magazine
October 2017 - Alpine Whisky Trail
A fabulous opportunity to combine a little hiking in some of Europes most dramatic scenery near Appenzell Switzerland and a little Whisky drinking - Each hut on the trail produces their own uniquely flavoured Whisky
Oct 2017 - Freemason Hall, London
A rare glimpse inside the famous Freemason HQ in Covent garden for Freemasonary Today.
Pictured: Senior Freemason Russell Race
September 2017 - Namibia
An incredible bucket list trip to Namibia for Qatar Air followed in September. Covering over 2000km in 5 days on 4 and 2 wheels - The vast otherworldly landscape didn't disappoint.
September 2017 - Austin, Texas
Is Austin the US's best music town? We went to find out for Norwegian Air, as they open up direct flights from the UK
2017's strangest shoot award must go to a commission from Brussels Airlines to shoot Mermaids throughout Ghent city centre.
August 2017 - Dublin
The 'Northside' of the river Liffey in Dublin, Ireland has always lagged behind the more upmarket South in terms of tourist attention. American Airlines commissioned us to take a closer look at Dublins emerging northern scene.
August 2017 - Tel Aviv
Our next Wizz Air cover star was up-and-coming Isreali chef Raz Rahav - His restaurant 'OCD' certainly displayed his obsessive eye for detail. He also showed us his favourite spots to eat, drink and chill throughout the city
July 2017 - Hossa National Park, Finland
Norwegian Air sent us to explore one of Europes newest national parks - Hossa in North Eastern Finland on the border with Russia - With a history of shamanism and abundance of bears we camped under the stars and hoped for the best.