November light

Out searching for neon light but had to stop for a few minutes to appreciate the breathtaking beauty of the natural light on our coast. We have been very lucky this autumn with some very fine dry weather and the sunsets from Blackpool promenade have been beautiful.  

low light, bright lights & getting on the roof

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a wondrous magical place during the day but the engineering, lighting and beauty of the rides really is amazing at night and if you ever get the chance to be allowed on the roof …then ..well, then you realise just how lucky you are to live in this town. Then theContinue reading “low light, bright lights & getting on the roof”

Signature Signs

More meanderings around back streets and I happened upon this distinctive mark clearly indicating the identity of where I was. A characteristic sign reflected in the windows of yet another closed shop.

©40SecondsStreet

A short clip taken from my ©’40SecondsStreet’ project, 40 seconds of 40 streets documenting the sites & sounds of Blackpool. ©’Moving Pictures’ inspired by the great Federico Fellini -La Strada-. View this post on Instagram Short clip from the '40SecondsStreet' project, 40 seconds of 40 streets documenting the sites & sounds of Blackpool. Moving PicturesContinue reading “©40SecondsStreet”

I couldn’t resist..could you?

Saw this fabulous glass block window this morning in The Winter Gardens Blackpool and couldnt resist it’s simplicity and beauty… The east facing wall on the top balcony has a row of these arched windows and I always try to get up in ‘the gods’ to see them …this morning the light was just rightContinue reading “I couldn’t resist..could you?”

steamy windows

Was in Blackpool on Monday for a meeting about a future exhibition at The Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool,took my faithful Lumix with me hoping to get pics of something somewhere but when I came out the heavens opened and any thoughts I had of capturing people on the streets quickly vanished. I did manageContinue reading “steamy windows”