I discovered B&W film photography at school where I learnt the basics of composition, dodging & burning; but after I lost access to the dark room, my photography tailed off.

After moving to France in the summer of 2005 I re-discovered photography through digital in the mountains around Grenoble, and have since been on a mission to find the right balance between photographic gear, panoramic techniques and ultralight backpacking. 

When the light is good, I can often be found in a bivouac by a lake waiting for the sunrise, or travelling to interesting spots in places such as Iceland, Ladakh, Nepal, Lofoten & Japan. In the winter, snowshoes give me access to the mountains to continue the exploration all year round.

I also help to manage the photographic workflow and editing of more than 1,500 photos submitted each year by the Ut4M volunteer photographic team.

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