Meet the man equally at home climbing– or taking pictures

Photography by Jody Cliffe (Ladoza)

Steve Brown meets a multi-talented printer, photographer, abstract artist and rock climber!

WHAT do a musician, a landscape photographer, an abstract artist, a film maker, a rock climber and a screen printer all have in common? Well, in a quiet Sheffield street lives a man who combines all of these varied talents into a life of constant artistic exploration and ‘pushing the boundaries’. Equally at home in his tiny cellar studio or up on the battlemented gritstone rocks of his beloved Stanage Edge, Jody Cliffe – also known as Ladoza – attracts attention through his stunning photographs of the Peak District and equally arresting abstract images at the opposite end of the artistic spectrum…