‘Best of Blackpool’ at ‘Kosmonaut’ Manchester

On May 4th the ‘Best Of Blackpool’ exhibition opened at the Kosmonaut in Manchester, curated by Jamie Cook and showing works from the best artists Blackpool has to offer. The artists are promoting Blackpool as the creative hub that it is. All part of the local art community they came together to show the publicContinue reading “‘Best of Blackpool’ at ‘Kosmonaut’ Manchester”

JD3

On Saturday 6th May ’17, fans from all over came together to support and march in protest against the continuing ownership at Blackpool by the Oyston family and to highlight that change is needed in football governance throughout the English Football League. The Football Supporters Federation officially endorsed this action as a Fans United DayContinue reading “JD3”

Power Pole

I never leave the house without my camera, always wear comfortable shoes and when on the street I look around and take as many photographs as I can. Am rarely happy with all of them, I might shoot 80 pics and if 2 or 3 are keepers then am very lucky. It’s not always aboutContinue reading “Power Pole”

Salt & Vinegar

When passing a window and something makes you stop and view the scene before you, you then have to convince the owner of the closed diner to open the doors and let you in for 5 minutes, you’ll be quick, really quick you promise him,  you just have to get in and try to captureContinue reading “Salt & Vinegar”

The story continues beyond the frame…

Using flash and getting as close as possible on the streets these last months, trying to fill the frame but show there’s more to the story continuing outside the frame. Capturing a story on the street is, for me, the hardest part of street photography , as ‘street’ gets more and more popular with everyone andContinue reading “The story continues beyond the frame…”

The Loneliness of the Hotel Bar

One of those moments when was walking along a busy main road about 9 at night and saw this image through a hotel bar window. It’s one of those scenes that I have no idea why I like it or why I have this mad feeling of having to capture it before someone walks inContinue reading “The Loneliness of the Hotel Bar”

Gilden in Manchester

Have to be honest and admit that up until these last few months I was never a huge fan of Bruce Gilden. I always found his method of using flash up close and personal, shooting the unsuspecting public on the street, a little too intrusive and rude. But have to admit that having tried itContinue reading “Gilden in Manchester”