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’

Status Curlers

Well Blackpool is always full of surprises and great photo ops and yesterday was no different than any other Saturday…pink bikes, wall art, old signs, Stags & Hens everywhere and then I saw these two lovely ladies dressed up made up and curled up too! The Scouse ‘Fashion Statement’ of going out with your hairContinue reading “Status Curlers”

Quarter past 8

Another shop in town has closed and passing there today I noticed all the chairs had been stacked and placed in the empty window space, of course this caused me to stop and ponder…the light , position of chairs, dirty window.. then I saw it..the wall clock was balanced on the chairs and had stoppedContinue reading “Quarter past 8”

Broad shoulders

Charlie at the Soup Kitchen, cooking, serving, cleaning often entertaining always with a kind word and a smile..I have lots of pics of Charlie but this back view of his shoulders seems to symbolize for me the work they take on and the weight they all carry.

shooting a stranger

I love street photography, I love capturing the unsuspecting public completely unawares, sometimes my images work often times they don’t but occasionally I see a face and I know, I get a feeling, that that is the face the will make my day worthwhile. This happened yesterday when I saw this lady in Blackpool..one ofContinue reading “shooting a stranger”

Noodles

Found this urban art work in Liverpool last week whilst out playing with friends, it was hidden behind a high fence but managed to climb high enough up to just catch it…couldn’t leave without it ’cause it reminds me of a group of very young petty criminals in the film Once Upon a Time inContinue reading “Noodles”

Black & Light

The beautiful central staircase at The Museum of Liverpool this weekend, black, light, curves and lines reminding me of the magnificent Bramante Staircase in the Vatican Museum.

Black & Light

Haven’t been able to get out with camera these last few days so was feeling sort of desperate late last night and having withdrawal symptoms, contemplating the ‘trilogy’.. aperture, shutter speeds & ISO and again muttering to self as I folded washing and wandered aimlessly around unable to sleep…BUT…yes, another BUT…as I wandered and wondered andContinue reading “Black & Light”

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.”