I met Tom and Nicola to photograph them for a You magazine feature. Their lives were turned upside down 17 years ago when Tom contracted sepsis and had to have all of his limbs amputated in order to survive. I arrived a little early, knocked on the door and I have to admit I was surprised that it was Tom who walked up and opened the door and showed me into the kitchen. There’s nothing better than having your expectations challenged. The article co-incided with the launch of the film ‘Starfish’ which tells their amazing and moving story. Sepsis symptoms. Starfish trailer. (more…)
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Hurrah for Northern drama!
There has been so much fantastic drama set in the North lately, one of which is ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ by Red Production Company. The love story at the heart of Last Tango was inspired by writer Sally Wainwright’s mother Dorothy. I’m a big fan of the show so I was really pleased when I was asked to go and photograph Dorothy over in Bridlington. I was made very welcome by Dorothy and she really is an inspiring lady with a very moving story. Here is the full story. Or click here to see more editorial portraits.