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”

Night Lights

I always think there’s something very reassuring and comforting when you’re walking around the deserted streets of town late at night and you find brightly lit shop windows, whether its a gentlemen’s barber shop or a take away fast food outlet, the bright lights make the darkness less sinister and if you’re lucky enough toContinue reading “Night Lights”

Night Street Food Vendors

Street food vendors on Blackpool central prom in late October, love the smells, colour and noise of Blackpool promenade as the season draws to a close. The light is always beautiful for photography in Blackpool and as the days grow shorter I take advantage of the food vendors that brightly light the dark evenings.

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.  

Frack Free Lancashire

Residents opposed to government decision to allow shale gas exploration on Preston new Road site gathered together today in a peaceful demonstration

People watching & eavesdropping

Overheard conversation about the beautiful endless grey light we often find on the prom in Blackpool, the cool damp fog creating a colorless wall making it hard to define where the sky ends and the sea starts…or as a friend called it ‘The Horizon Mislaid’