Perceived Patterns: My photographic exhibition in London

I visit places, I take pictures. End of story or so it seems. Perceived Patterns is an exhibition of photography in which I’m drawn to little details; lines in the sand or water on a windscreen. Some are a metaphor for an emotional state; Flowers, Berlin signalled the end of a relationship ( as I…

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The Yakuza by Anton Kusters

I was thinking the other day…bloody hell we’ve done so many amazing features in Bizarre Magazine which most people will probably won’t have seen…probably put off by the shall we say…challenging covers!! Plus I’m determined to do a blog post in less than ten minutes…so here we go. Here’s one by Anton Kusters, it ran…

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Homer’s Odyssey in Deptford?

I photographed a really fantastic production of The Odyssey, the story of Odysseus( or Ulysseus, depending if you’re coming from a Greek or Roman perspective) It was produced by Teatro Vivo, directed by Sophie Austin and took place on the streets of Deptford, South East London yes really!! Teatro Vivo are a theatre company who…

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It’s like buses, you wait for one and then three come along at once! Part 3-Modified

Even though I’ve worked on nearly 100 issues of Bizarre , yes count ’em 100 copies; every feature we do is a challenge. It has to be said though that hiring amazing photographers like Nadav Neuhaus, Shaul Schwarz, Neville Elder and Naomi Harris really helps. I recall commissioning Timothy Allen to cover an experience piece:…

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Indoors with Jaws

I met Jaws and lived to tell the tale. Here you had a seven foot plus modern day giant who is the absolute spitting image of Richard Kiel, the actor who made his name as Jaws in the James Bond movies. Gary Tiplady is officially the world’s number one Jaws lookalike. He is also a…

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It’s just like buses, you wait for one and three come along at once! Part 1-Terry Pratchett

So three shoots in one issue of Bizarre. No arguments from me…;-) First up, time with Terry Pratchett, a living legend. We’d met once before, at the time he was doing a book signing in the old home town of Leicester and as he signed my book, I remember moaning at him about how certain…

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Tom Six-Human Centipede Director

Tom Six photographed by Tom Broadbent for Bizarre magazine. I was tempted to call this post Absolute Filth as that really sums up the Human Centipede movies. You can find the full interview in Bizarre magazine, out today the 27th September! (That’s the PR out of the way) Back to business! This shoot came about…

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