Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery Photography

On a recent visit to London to see an exhibition of some of the late Sir Simon Marsden‘s beautiful photography at Green and Stone, I had to take the opportunity to visit one of London’s greatest cemeteries.  Before I begin with showing you my photographs from this magnificent cemetery, I want …

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Memento Mori Video

I’ve started to create videos to showcase my photography against the backdrop of some amazingly creepy music from my good friend, Tony Longworth.

Tony Longworth is an award winning composer from the UK and we met each other years ago at a company we both used to work for. Unfortunately, the company had nothing to do with the alternative horror genre, but the pair of us stuck out like two sore thumbs and we instantly hit it off!

Memento Mori Photography

The first of my new videos features my Memento Mori photography and hopefully you will learn something about graveyard and cemetery art throughout the centuries.  Memento Mori photography features lots of skull and crossbones, cadavers and death heads, but you will have to watch the video to find out more.

Please share this video and ask any questions you may have.  The image below was taken in Stamullen, Ireland and it shows us all what we will soon become!

Lady Cadaver Stone

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Visit Heysham

Visit Heysham

Here’s a collection of my most recent photography from a day trip to Heysham, together with my reasons why I think you should visit this special place. This beautiful Saxon cross shaft dates from around 800AD with intricate carvings on all sides and it can be found within the churchyard of St Peter’s …

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Memento Mori Verses

Photographs of Memento Mori verses upon headstones

Within the churchyard of St John the Baptist church in Keele, you will find a wonderful headstone from the 18th century that features Memento Mori in writing and verse. It was common in the 14th to 18th centuries to feature symbols and or writings of Memento Mori upon ones final rest place.  Back then, …

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Hayseed Dixie Portraits

Hayseed Dixie Portraits Amanda Norman

Never in a million years would I have imagined myself having the opportunity to take alternative portraits, of band members from one of my favourite bands, but it happened thanks to my mate Dave and Hayseed Dixie. Hayseed Dixie Sound Check After a cheeky request to my mate Dave, he arranged …

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