Based: Nottingham

Clients: The Mail On Sunday/ You magazine, Hedgerow Publishing, The Original Poster Company, Trail magazine. Various limited edition prints sold to a wide ranging client base. Images also published in Amateur Photographer magazine.

Experience: Photographer since 1985. Freelance for the last 12 years.

First Camera: Zenit TTL

Gear: Nikon F100, F301. 50mm, 28 – 80mm, 70 – 300mm Nikkor lenses. Manfrotto Tripod. Fujichrome Velvia 50, Provia 100 & Sensia II. Kodak Elitechrome 100

Favourite Subjects: Still Life, Abstract, Landscape

Favourite UK Locations: The Peak District, mainly the Dark Peak including the Kinder Uplands above Edale in Derbyshire. The Lake District, Cumbria. North Wales, the Highlands of Scotland & more locally the surrounding areas associated with D. H. Lawrence country.

Inspiration: Joe Cornish, Colin Prior, Ansel Adams and the natural environment that surrounds us. “I’m still searching for that perfect image.” Jeffrey R Smith