The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps, art and culture

The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Preston Platforms commission

I’ve been commissioned to write a short performance photography piece of work by Fuel and They Eat Culture. Fuel are a London-based theatre company.  The Guardian said they were “One … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment


Earlier this year I won a place on the #BeACritic campaign, produced and funded by Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Art and Design, Arts Council England and The Double … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Family photography has no place on a professional blog/website

It’s the biggest mistake I see by student or amateur photographers (who want to be a proper photographer*). Images, no matter how experimental or no matter how unoriginal, of the … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment