Portrait of Ultra Violet, artist
Portrait of Ultra Violet, artist
Girl walks past street art in Cours Julien district, Marseille
Girl walks past street art in Cours Julien district, Marseille
Four waiters on their lunchbreak, Le Bouchon, Monaco
Four waiters on their lunchbreak, Le Bouchon, Monaco
View of the Eiffel Tower from Montmartre, Paris
View of the Eiffel Tower from Montmartre, Paris
Flock of sheep being brought down to a barn at dusk in the South of France
Flock of sheep being brought down to a barn at dusk in the South of France
Maude practising the art of Kalaripayattu on the beach in Marseille
Maude practising the art of Kalaripayattu on the beach in Marseille
Migrant with the contents of his bag of belongings, Ventimiglia, Italy
Migrant with the contents of his bag of belongings, Ventimiglia, Italy
Portrait of Aurore Asso, freediver
Portrait of Aurore Asso, freediver

Arles exhibition

The South of France is home to ‘Les Rencontres d’Arles’, considered by many to be the world’s leading photo festival. This year, I was delighted to be among the photographers with work on show in town during the event. My self portrait, taken as part of ‘Motherland‘ – an ongoing personal project about the landscapes of my childhood in Cornwall (UK) – had been shortlisted for the OpenWalls Arles 2019 award. Continue reading…

Self portrait of Rebecca Marshall with eyes closed lying on her side in moss

Egyptian Electronica

One of the best things about being an editorial photographer is the discovery of new worlds that magazine assignments offer. I left the South of France this summer to make a reportage, portraits and a multimedia slideshow about the unique and vibrant electronic music scene in Egypt. Sandbox festival, on the Red Sea coast, was the culminating event of a rich, creative few days’ photography. Continue reading…

Abstract blurry photograph of a dancer's face under pink neone light

Quest for Bouillabaisse

Provençal fish stew bouillabaisse is no longer the poor Marseille fisherman’s food it once was. Some say if you don’t pay at least €75 per serving, its not the real deal. Other experts on France’s food scene argue that with cheap imitations, changing availability of ingredients and preparation shortcuts, it is no longer possible to find the genuine article at all. As photographer, I was sent to Marseille recently on assignment from Nice, with a Paris-based writer and a an eminent French food critic, to investigate. Continue reading…

Close-up photograph of a dish of fish stew bouillabaisse