A visit to Rochester An early morning visit to Rochester and the River Medway I'll not lie, to be up at 3.30am to make it in time for the blue hour before dawn was a struggle, but well worth it when I sent the drone up to capture the light of the rising sun. I couldn't have asked for better conditions: soft clouds, pastel colours, and most importantly, no wind. The River Medway snaking under Rochester Bridge gave me the water element I love to photograph. Its natural boundary perfectly frames the historic town of Rochester, with its imposing Norman...
I had started a portrait project at the beginning of 2020 entitled 366 Days of 2020, in which I was photographing a person a day, but Covid-19 brought that to a very sudden halt.
In order to get my eye into portraiture again, I set myself a month long challenge of photographing a person a day during the month of May. I did want to keep the background as recognisably Folkestone, although not all the characters are Folkestone residents. This became popular and ran for 50 days in total. Click to see the final video.
It is currently a mixture of friends and people who volunteered once they had heard of the project. My thanks go out to all of them for their time and their patience.