I've been a photographer for a lot of my later adult life. I’ve spent many happy hours hiking, motorbiking and mountaineering in and around my home county of Westmorland, Scotland and Wales, taking images as and when my careers as a soldier, mental health specialist and police officer (I’ve been busy) let me."I consider some of my best, most authentic work to have come out of the dark place I was in."It has only really been in the last few years when I've found myself with a little extra time on my hands thanks to my good friend PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), who came to visit in 2010 and decided to move in.
Although he's not around as much as he used to be, there are still plenty of days he's still in the shadows. Many of my images.Read more on mind.org.uk