2018 is a landmark year for Athena Pictures as it marks our tenth anniversary. Having looked through thousands of pictures, these are my personal favourites for 2018. Thank you all for your support.
News photography can be very rewarding at times and having to photograph a Head of State -although by no means easy- can be very fulfilling as an experience. Time is at a premium and photographers are rarely allowed more than a few minutes. Throughout my career though I have been given quite a few opportunities Read more about Photographing the First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones[…]
Although I mostly cover news and PR, I am in love with performance photography, be it theatre or live gigs, I have done quite a few. Starting in May 2017, and during five days, four of which in mid-September, I had the great privilege in documenting production behind the scenes of We’Re Still Here, a Read more about Behind the scenes of “We’Re Still Here” by the National Theatre Wales[…]
When Wilfried Bony arrived at the Fairwood Training Ground he was beaming, all smiles, and gave all people present the friendliest handshake. You could tell he was returning back to where it all started for him, after all, his Premier League debut was with Swansea City in 2013. Football medicals are not easy or quick Read more about Behind the scenes, Wilfried Bony signs contract with Swansea City FC, 31 August 2017[…]
News photography is a form of historical record-keeping and documenting celestial events certainly is a major event. I am not strictly speaking about astro-photography, after all, I am well into press and editorial photography. Having to photograph this year’s summer solstice in Swansea Bay certainly involved a very early start to the day and some Read more about Summer solstice in Swansea Wales UK[…]