Posing behind a phone screen – The future of fashion photography

“Can you bring more light in to your room? Move to the left. Now move to the right. Oh great… you’ve frozen.”  The glamour of bright flashing lights, impressive lenses and enthusiastic crews working together in face-to-face shoots is lost in the world of lockdown, where portrait photographers are having to compose photo-shoots from the…

In a time of isolation, let’s be thankful for eachother

Isolation. Loneliness. Fear. I’ve seen and heard these words far too much over the past week. In a time of mass-uncertainty, I’ve felt upset as my friends and family worry about the wellbeing and health of others. One day in to self-isolation, one thing for me has become clear. Togetherness. Love. Hope. These are the…

Breaking the mental health stigma with mindfulness

“You might have a sore foot or headache and mental illness is just the same as that. It’s OK to say you’re struggling with how your brain is working and it will get better.” – Alice Lowrie, Mindfulness for Children, Stroud. It’s ‘Time to Talk Day’, which sees a nationwide effort to break the stigma around…

The rise of handmade clothing

With the rise of Climate Change awarness has become an increase of young artists taking advantage of sustainable fashion to put on the market. I talked to artists Julius Thieroff, 20, Germany, and Morgan Wallace, 20, Cornwall, who have their own individual clothing brands about their projects and how their art based items are climate…

Top 5 lifestyle changes you can make before World Environment Day

World Environment Day takes place in 2 months, encouraging people internationally to get involved in the fight against air pollution. It’s easy to think your actions don’t make an impact but in the short space of 2 months you can make some simple changes to your daily routine to massively reduce your carbon footprint. 1)…