I was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1951 but came with my parents to England about ten years later. I followed the normal academic route with no great distinction and studied at a photography college after ‘A’ levels.
Although I worked in a number of studios, I drifted away from photography and have spent most of my working life building models for architects and latterly having a lot of fun producing models, props and special effects for the advertising and film industry.
I lived in both Hong Kong and Japan for a number of years before studying in the university of life with a course in backpacking around South-East Asian countries. My all time favourite country was Burma, but when I was there, one could only obtain a seven-day visa. That is not the case today.
During my travels, I supplied photo-libraries with travel and garden/floral images. The style of close-up abstract floral photography produced by Japanese photographers has been an influence that I try to replicate, sometimes successfully.View Full Bio