Roadrunners

The May 24th Marathon Derby is one of the highlights of the Bermuda Day holiday which traditionally marks the start of summer. Every year, the 13-mile race, from Somerset in the west end of the island to the capital Hamilton, attracts hundreds of runners of ages and abilities and thousands of cheering roadside fans. The race passes the foot of our lane along picturesque…

Street dancers

Gombey dancers are one of Bermuda’s cultural icons. Performing often at random on the island’s streets, their hypnotic and rhythmic procession to the relentless beat of snare drums is a Bermuda tradition. Their costumes and rituals are a mystical blend of the island’s African, Caribbean, Native American and British cultures. I shot this troupe (Place’s Gombeys) in Hamilton, Bermuda using Hipstamatic’s Salvador 84 lens…

Bermudian in Paris

Bermuda may be a small place but its amazing how often you run into other islanders or reminders of home when you’re travelling. In September, 2005, my wife and I were staying in the Marais district in Paris. One morning, we were strolling to a nearby cafe and were surprised – and delighted – to come across a poster advertising Bermudian singer-songwriter Heather Nova’s…

Ghosts of my children

Hipstamatic’s Tintype lens and C-type plate film give these images of my children an other-worldly look. Photographed at Coral Beach Club, Bermuda on New Year’s Day, 2013.