Simon lives in Hathersage in the Peak District of Derbyshire and has developed a wide range of images in his Photographic Portfolio.
Commissions have been extensive and include product photography for a Fair Trade Company’s website, a photo shoot in Kenya, photographic images of fine arts work, formal and informal events photography and the front covers of several books.
A selection of about 25 framed prints are on permanent exhibition and for sale (along with mounted images and cards) in the 'Three Roofs Cafe' opposite the Visitors Centre in Castleton, Derbyshire.
A selection of 12 framed prints and a variety of cards are on show and for sale at Cintra's Tea Rooms in Hathersage, Derbyshire.
'Gateway to Winnats' was Runner Up for the 'Friends of the Peak District' photo competition at the end of 2012.
'Wheeeee!' - a night time image of a fairground wheel - came first in the 'Your Mission' monthly competition in the February 2013 'Digital Camera' magazine.
'Gateway to Winnats' was shortlisted for the 'Friends of the Peak District' photo competition at the end of 2012.
'Sunrise over Stanage Edge' was used as the cover for 'Peakland Guardian' - the Autumn/Winter 2012 publication from the 'Friends of the Peak District'.
'The Sky Above' was shortlisted for the 'Friends of the Peak District' photo competition at the end of 2011.
'The Last Rays of Daylight' was chosen by Hi-Tec as December 2011’s winning image for their online 'Inspire Me' competition.
'Framed' - an image taken alonside the River Tyne in Newcastle - was 'Highly Commended' in the 2010 'The Art of Building' Competition run by the Chartered Institute of Building. Over 1000 photographers took part in the competition and this image was one of only 12 that were highly commended.
His images have appeared in a variety of photographic journals. These include:
Editor's Choice Image - 'Beneath the Pier' in the September 2011 issue of the 'Photography Monthly' magazine.
A 4 page Portfolio in Issue 5 (March 2011) of the ‘Digital Photography Enthusiast’ magazine.
A page of images in Issue 92 (February 2010) of the 'Digital Photographer' magazine.
A 4 page Portfolio in Issue 86 (August 2009) of the ‘Digital Photographer’ magazine.
A page of images in Issue 120 (September 2009) of the ‘Digital Photo’ magazine.
A page of images in Issue 84 (May 2009) of the ‘Digital Camera Buyer’ magazine.
Individual images in the ‘Digital SLR Photography’ magazine, the ‘Photography Monthly’ Magazine and various issues of the ‘Digital Photographer’ magazine.
About 70 of his images, including the cover image, appeared in a book celebrating the 150th Birthday of the local Primary School.
About 12 of his images, including the cover image, appeared in 'Granny Mary's Pies Puddings and Passions', published in 2011.
The March 2010 Edition of 'Derbyshire Life' carried three pages of his images.
His 'Early Morning Dew' image was chosen as Website Winner of the Month in Issue 74 of ‘Digital Photographer’ magazine.
Simon can be contacted through this website where his images may be purchased and commission requirements can be discussed.