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The Seven Week Itch

It is seven weeks since I had surgery for breast cancer and 11 weeks since making that first phone call to my GP which changed everything. Life certainly took a turn and there has been pain, tiredness, sickness and swelling. As a frequent visitor to the Royal Free Hospital in north west London during a… Read More

Three weeks later

This week marks three weeks since I had my starring role as I undertook surgery for breast cancer. As I begin the process of recovery, my mind is focused on the impact that breast cancer has and the various follow ups I’ve had and will have over the coming weeks. It’s about adjustments, not just… Read More

The show must go on

Sun, sea & Sangria are the summertime S’s I love, but as some of you may know, I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and the other three S’s came into effect – it was a shock, it was shitty and it does shake you up. This week, on Tuesday, I will be undergoing surgery… Read More

2020 VISION PROJECT MEETS JOANNA

As some will know, I’m one of the contributors to the 2020 Vision Project where together with 100 other photographers across the UK we are volunteering our photography time to produce beautiful portraiture of NHS healthcare professionals to be actioned after the Covid-19 pandemic through an exhibition and book being planned. For my latest shoot and… Read More

NEW

This is hard, tough and quite shitty, but recently I’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 51. The irony that this diagnosis arrived on the day I was due to photograph a Breast Surgeon for the 2020 Vision Project NHS tribute, did not escape me! I don’t like the term ‘the Big… Read More

2020 Vision Project goes to Hampstead Heath

As some will know, I’m contributing to the 2020 Vision Project where together with 100 other photographers across the UK we are volunteering our photography time to produce beautiful portraiture of NHS healthcare professionals to be actioned after the Covid-19 pandemic through an exhibition and book being planned. For my latest shoot, where you can… Read More

Behind the scenes at 2020 Vision Project shoot

As some of you may know, I am contributing to the 2020 Vision Project where together with 100 other photographers across the UK we are volunteering our photography time to produce beautiful portraiture of NHS healthcare professionals to be actioned after the Covid-19 pandemic through an exhibition and book being planned. I’m delighted to share… Read More

Fighting Covid-19, diverse family businesses in the London Borough of Brent recognised and celebrated in my new photographic project, A Lifetime’s Work

I am proud to announce that @a_lifetimes_work, a photographic exhibition that celebrates and recognises the importance of family businesses in the London Borough of Brent is to launch May 4 2020 on Instagram, (https://www.instagram.com/a_lifetimes_work/) as part of Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture. This is something I have been developing and working on since last… Read More

Busy time for London’s pop-up headshot studio

It’s been a great and busy week helping clients get their perfect headshot portrait taken with my latest pop-up headshot studio which took place on Thursday in Golders Green, north west London. Since 2017 I’ve been organising pop-up headshot studio sessions across London that allow people from business men and women working in the city… Read More

It’s all about pooches on National Dog Photography Day

It’s National Dog Photography Day on July 26 and I love getting opportunities from time to time to take photos of people’s beloved pooches. Dogs can be fun and challenging and totally unpredictable. It’s the challenge of capturing that unique moment while trying to negotiate with a dog that I love. This is a recent… Read More