I was given my first camera in1960, a Coronet “Three-D”. My father developed the film and contact-printed the 3D pairs in the kitchen. I was hooked.
BSc Biochemistry, Chelsea College, University of London. The Kings Road in the early 70s was an exciting place to be.
Spent a summer working with Jo Spence and Terry Dennett taking pinhole and 35mm cameras and a mobile darkroom around the housing estates of South London.
Co-ordinated a documentary Project based at the Half Moon Photography Workshop (later Camerawork).
Freelanced for several years. My diverse clients included Time Out and the Daily Telegraph, Bass Breweries and the Terrence Higgins Trust.
Taught black-and white darkroom skills at the Drill Hall Arts Centre in London for around fifteen years.
Undertook a Masters degree in the History of Photography at the London College of Printing. Worked as a volunteer in the photographic print collections of both the V&A and the Imperial War Museum
Since moving to Scotland I have variously been engaged in parenting, web design and kitchen design.