decorating …and the space where the picture was

I have been helping a friend to decorate, not my favorite pastime as would much rather been on the streets shooting the unsuspecting and unusual, but am a firm believer in pay it forward and so I thought would lend a hand. Was there early morning to empty bookcases and shelves and move furniture, weContinue reading “decorating …and the space where the picture was”

drying sheets and shadows

Making the most of these last warm days before we are plunged into dark damp autumn I sat in my garden this afternoon reading and noticed the shadows of plants and shrubs on the sheet drying in the sunshine. I spent the next 30 minutes lying on the grass muttering to myself, to the windContinue reading “drying sheets and shadows”

roadside

Driving down a country lane near home recently I noticed the verge was in full bloom and asked my long suffering very supportive husband to stop the car while I rummaged through bags trying to find the right lens.           Risking life and limb on the roadside while cars flew past atContinue reading “roadside”

Another serendipitous moment

Sometimes things just happen in photography and I know the moment I press the shutter button I have caught my ‘image of the day’ . I couldn’t believe my luck when on a recent trip to London to photograph urban art I spotted this guy and everything fell in to place…the door artwork by ‘skeletoncardboard’Continue reading “Another serendipitous moment”

Scary

Just turned a corner in London and there it was..how could I resist? I did have to back up a wee bit to fit it all in and was still struggling but wasn’t going to leave without capturing it. The best thing about street photography for me is that it always surprises me…there isn’t aContinue reading “Scary”

people watching

This past week has been pretty awesome on the Fylde coast, we’ve had Lytham Festival with all sorts and everything in music and we’ve had the Punk Rebellion at the Winter Gardens followed by the airshow.. and the town has been filled with the weird and wonderful  The best thing for me is it givesContinue reading “people watching”

33a S. Schwartz 33a

What a fabulous treasure I found while wandering around London, the old wooden doors of 33a Fournier St Spitalfields are a piece of urban art… -“between numbers 33 and 35 is a passageway that formerly led to Worrell’s yard and dwelling house”-(British History online) and in the 40s the sign said the entrance led toContinue reading “33a S. Schwartz 33a”

Purpose Blur

Out and about for a few days in London and wandering about in the early evening found a group of guys skateboarding at the Undercroft on the South Bank, The light was very low so found it hard to get any really clear images especially as was rushing but had to try and capture thisContinue reading “Purpose Blur”

Sand Sea & Spray Blackpool 2015

This urban art festival is held in Blackpool every summer and showcases some of the most talented local and international artists. This is just some of the faces, masks, ladders and brilliant creativity I managed to capture yesterday.