Photography that makes a difference

See your life, work and world differently. Tell your story.


Look Again brings together my love of photography with over 20 years’ experience of community and business development in London, Africa and Bristol. I run photography workshops, talks and exhibitions, undertake commissions and publish books.

Look Again uses photography as a tool to bring about personal, community and business development. I work alongside national and local organisations as well as individuals, with a focus on photography for health and wellbeing, schools, communities, and ethical businesses and organisations.

Recent clients include the National Trust, Green Party, Eden Project, Cotswold Conservation Board, Crisis and an NHS trust.

Look Again is run on strong principles and shares your vision for a greener, fairer and happier world.

I am based in Stroud, and work mostly in Gloucestershire (Gloucester, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds) as well as in Bristol and other parts of the south-west.

I would love to look again with you and help you tell your story.

Ruth Davey

Director & Photographer

New book: Ecolibrium Now

I am delighted that a photograph I took three years ago when working with the National Trust , features on the front cover of this beautiful and inspiring new book Ecolibrium Now –  a book by artists, writers, poets, farmers, and others who support the creation of a new international law to protect nature from Ecocide. To buy a copy of the book, please click on the above link.




NOW: Echo Chamber – a sound installation and photography exhibition inspired by Conscientious Objectors of WW1 in London

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When: 18 August – 2 September 11.00am-4.00pm daily (closed bank holiday Monday 29 Aug)

Where: The Light at Euston – Friends House 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

1916 marks the centenary of the recognition of conscientious objection to military service in law. This sound and photography installation explores the stories of conscientious objectors and the legacy they leave us with today.

I am honoured to have been asked to take part in this project, which has been commissioned by the Quakers Britain and Quaker Artist Network and funded by the Arts Council of England.

See here for more info and for stories of photography project participants.

Book: The Art of Applewood – from Hospital to Homes, with foreword by Kevin McCloud

The Art of Applewood - Ruth Davey & Lis Parker

As co-author, photographer and publisher of this book, I am very proud to present Look Again’s first publication!

Our book charts the evolution of a much-loved piece of land in Stroud, Gloucestershire: once a derelict hospital, now a vibrant new community.

Click here for more information, photos and to buy the book! It’s only £10.99.