Tony has taken pictures from a young age, with the Royal Navy, in Germany, Holland and America and latterly when a teacher of science, computing, photography and filmmaking. His recent travels include trips to New Mexico; Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; France; Spain; and the waterways of England. His latest venture was a journey through the High Sierras, California, with Quentin Ball
Tony is a founder member of the Queens Park Group of photographers, and for a number of years he ran the Dissenters' Gallery, Kensal Green. Tony has exhibited extensively, and major prizes include winning the RHS Plant Photographer of the Year award in 2009, and a prize in the Plant category, International Garden Photographer of the Year competition, 2013. He has exhibited Kew Gardens photographs at the festival 'Les Recontres d'Arles'.
All images are for sale at very reasonable prices, e.g. a 10" x 8" print would cost £80 ($140) including postage. Prints use archival inks on archival paper, and are of exhibition resolution and quality. To purchase please email Tony in the first instance via the make contact page adding details of the images you are interested in, the approximate size required, and any other requirements. He will then send you a quote by return
Exhibitions and awards
International Garden Photographer of the Year, 2nd Prize in The Beauty of Plants category. During 2013 the image was exhibited at Bankside Gallery, London; Benmore Botanic Garden. Scotland; National Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire; Palace of Monserrate, Portugal; New York Botanical Garden; Schloss Dennenlohe, Germany; and others.
Arles Photography Open Salon, July – September 2012
Four images from the Waterlily House, Kew Gardens series, selected for the exhibition ‘An Eye for an Ear’ at Galerie Huit, part of the international photography festival ‘Les Rencontres d’Arles’, and also shown at China House, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.
Right on Kew, April 2012. Artisan Gallery, Willesden, London
Solo exhibition of images of Kew Gardens.
Marrakesh and Mountains: Land of the Berbers, May 2011. Artisan Gallery, London
Exhibition of photographs taken on a trip to Marrakech and the High Atlas Mountains in February 2011.
Journey, June 2010. Artisan Gallery, Willesden , London
With Margaret Cooter
Photos to accompany Margaret’s installations and textile pieces ‘evoking journeys both spiritual and meataphorical’. Photos from the “Leader’ series and White Sands, New Mexico
Persistence of Vision, September 2009. The Gallery, Willesden Green Library Centre.
6th QPLIP Annual Exhibition, with members of the QP LIP group. Portraits of Wolfgang Suschitsky, commissioned for his book Wolf Suschitzky Films
RHS Plant Photographer of the Year 2009
1st Prize for plant portrait, RHS Photographic Competition 2009.
Lost and Found, October 2008. St Matthews Parish Church, Bayswater.
2008 Annual Exhibition by members of the QP LIP Group. A series on Heiroglyphs from the British Museum.
Decisive Movement, September 2006, Willesden Green Library Centre, Willesden.
The 2006 Annual Exhibition by members of the QP LIP Group. A series of photographs of the Harle Sykes Mill Engine in action, Science Museum
… by way of Kensal Green, July 2006. Dissenters’ Gallery, Kensal Green.
Exhibition of Kensal Green Cemetery photographs
Around a Mile, April 2005. Dissenters Gallery, Kensal Green
The 2005 Annual Exhibition by members of the QP LIP Group. A series of monochrome pictures of monuments in Kensal Green Cemetery
River, Dissenters Gallery, Kensal Green. November 2004
With Margaret Cooter. Textile art and photographs with a river theme.
Relleu en Festes!, October 2004. RelleuTown Hall, Alicante, Spain.
Exhibition of photographs by the photography group visiting Relleau, of the Fiesta celebrations.
New Views, Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2004. White Peaks, Kew Gardens
Entry shortlisted and displayed in the 1st of the International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibitions at White Peaks Exhibition Space, Kew Gardens.
PhotoSpeak, November 2003. The Gallery, Willesden Green Library Centre, Willesden
The 2003 Annual exhibition by 12 members of the QP LIP Group
A series of pictures of children at play
Desert Routes June 2003. Portobello Gold Hotel, Portobello Road
With Quentin Ball. Photographs taken in the South West USA whilst on trips lead by Quentin Ball.
Canyonlands November 2002. Lauderdale House, Highgate.
Photographs taken in the South West USA whilst on trips lead by Quentin Ball.
Northern Lights May 2001. Lauderdale House, Highgate.
From a series taken in Jardin Luxemborg, Paris
Millenium Project – Countdown2000
LIP members took a photo every day throughout 1999 and exhibited September 2000 at the OXO Gallery, South Bank.