Hunting for the Photo Story – Roger Allen

On Monday and Tuesday of this week Roger had two spreads in the Daily Mirror relating to stories of the First World War. For each story his brief was pretty loose and had he only done what was required we wouldn’t know as much about these two instances as we do now. In “Finding Private […]

The Iron Harvest of WW1 – Roger Allen

One hundred years after the start of the First World War the fields of Belgium and France are still providing a macabre harvest of unexploded military ordnance. This week Roger was sent on assignment for the Daily Mirror to cover the story to show how farmers today are dealing with the legacy of the First […]

Pictures on a Page – A new business partnership

It’s a great and very exciting day for me today, my friend Roger Allen has agreed to join forces with me and become business partner. Our new business ‘Pictures on a Page’  will concentrate on teaching photography in a number of very specific areas. Roger and I both have a great passion for the photo […]

A Future Photographic Talent?

My daughter Maddie Penfound demonstrating her great photographer’s pose and backing it up later with some wonderful images taking whilst on a walk with me in Newbury. I’m trying to temper my potential over enthusiasm toward her interest in photography but when I see her work and the way she approaches an image I get […]