sinister on the beach

Back on the streets yesterday for a quick fix of shooting total strangers and this is the shot that made me utter ‘yes’ under my breath. Not sure if this guy was with any of the kids but he walked along the beach and stopped just behind the donkeys. He didn’t speak to anyone justContinue reading “sinister on the beach”

Holding on

High energy Colombian circus company ‘Circolombia’ amazed everyone this last February here in Blackpool and I was lucky enough to have a ringside seat.  Aerialists Oscar Rojas and Soledad Gomez had the audience holding its breath as they coiled around a single rope and each other in a sexy carefully choreographed tangle of muscle andContinue reading “Holding on”

Dress Code

With the right advertising and in the right setting an everyday ordinary object such as a coat hanger can become an extraordinary piece of art. Found while out on the streets of London…how could I resist? In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “(Extra)ordinary.”

The rusty seaside bench & the writing on the wall

I love chairs and seats especially old abandoned stacks of chairs, old metal seats rusted by the rain, garden benches, picnic chairs, deckchairs, benches, stools …anything I can sit on and or photograph. This rusting bench on Blackpool North Shore prom caught my eye and when I saw the shadow on the wall I heardContinue reading “The rusty seaside bench & the writing on the wall”

Fish & Chips and a public loo

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.” A friend and I were out and about in Blackpool today..searching for my lost mojo and Blackpool is home and always a place that makes me happy..we decided to get some lunch… a quick lunch so fish and chips was decided and off weContinue reading “Fish & Chips and a public loo”

Commissioned for one thing seeing something else

I wonder how many other photographers get commissioned to shoot something, get all prepared and set up, then while waiting the light suddenly changes and you get that one shot that makes the whole day worthwhile.  This happened to me last week…while shooting a female hockey team for a calendar the junior team were training,Continue reading “Commissioned for one thing seeing something else”