Finding the right platform for At Home With The Furries

Which helpfully just happens to be Platform 2 at Colwyn Bay Station in North Wales as part of the Northern Eye Festival next month. 15 shots from the series will be shown on Platform 2 at Colwyn Bay Train station from the 7th to 21st October.  https://www.northerneyefestival.co.uk/furries I’m also excited to reveal that I’m going…

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The 9 golden rules of doing a photobook crowdfunder

Just over a year ago I successfully launched a crowdfunder for my book, At Home With The Furries using the Kickstarter platform and so I thought I’d share a few thoughts of what I learnt along the way of doing mine. The why, the how, is it really as easy or difficult as some photographers…

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At Home With The Furries are flying the nest

Latest news on At Home With The Furries.Stocked at the Tate Modern, talks, workshops. Buy a book.

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Like a bear emerging from the woods, the book is coming soon

When I first met the furries all that time ago ( only 2008..Ed) I was slightly overwhelmed by their costumes, but more than that their sense of fun and mischief. I was there to do a two page report of RBW, which is the Rather Brilliant Weekend. A sadly now defunct furry convention, which was…

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A furfect day at the printers with At Home With The Furries and RA news

Dear furry fans, I’m pleased to let you know that the At Home With The Furries book is in the final stages of production now, this week the pages are being folded and the cover is being foil blocked for binding. Order the book here Two weeks ago I travelled to Istanbul, to the printers…

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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Over the weekend I received a rather wonderful email from the Royal Academy of the Arts. It started with, “We are delighted to inform you” My dear friend I think you’ll find that I am more delighted than you..:-)) Earlier this year I entered Syrrus and Lupestripe having a barbecue in Leeds into the annual…

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At Home With The Furries Kickstarter

Today I launch a Kickstarter to self-publish At Home With The Furries as my first book. The intention with At Home With The Furries has always been to publish a book of the work. I felt back in 2008 when I initially started working with Smirnoff, Lupus, Alfa, Lupestripe, Broccoli, Chill and Zuki that there…

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FIXPhoto opens with some very special guests

Last Thursday saw the grand opening of FIXPhoto at the Bargehouse on the Southbank , a huge exhibition of cutting edge photography organised by L A Noble gallery with 22 artists showcasing their work including Emily Allchurch, Lisa Creagh, Einar Sira, Robert Clayton and yours truly. The turnout was spectacular and one or two furries…

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The Furries, Fix Photo and L A Noble Gallery

So bit of a big update for the furry project on here. Firstly Laura Noble, the photography gallery owner and curator has taken me on as one of her represented photographers, have a look at L A Noble Gallery. This is wonderful news for the furry project. As readers of this blog may have picked…

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Fundraiser for Stuart Pilkington

I came across this fundraising page for the photographer, curator and all-round good guy, Stuart Pilkington to aid him in his recovery from a severe stroke in September. Those who know Stuart well have set it up, I can’t claim to be one of them although we have tweeted a few times. Essentially photographers are…

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