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Burial site, Berwyn mountains, north Wales
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A PERSONAL HISTORY - OR, HOW I BECAME A PHOTOGRAPHER

  For me photography has always been an extension of other interests. As a young boy I was introduced to the delights of trainspotting by my father, and during the mid 1960's - my early teenage years - I rushed around the country ticking off the last giants of the steam age, more often than not rusting away in sidings. Seeing a  working steam engine was a powerful experience for a still small boy, however, and my first pictures were perhaps an attempt to capture those feelings in a visual sense.

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1953

Born Louth, Lincolnshire

1975 Gained B Sc in Psychology, University of Nottingham
1977 Began work in countryside management and wildlife conservation. Moved to mid-Wales and began photographing the landscape.
1984 Spent four months in arctic with Greenland white-fronted goose study group
1985 Gained Open University certificate 'The Changing Countryside'
1986 Welsh Arts Council starter grant
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Some thoughts on equipment ....

Elsewhere on this site I suggest , more or less, that all photographers lie somewhere on a spectrum which has equipment freaks at one end and me at the other. Anyone asking me about equipment should have second thoughts, and quickly! There is some truth in this, but anyone spending a period of time taking pictures will build up ideas and preferences about the equipment they use and I'm actually no exception.

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