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Bolton. Fountain Watching On A Warm Evening.

Well here in the UK summer has sort of decided to put in and appearance, the temperatures are certainly on the up, though there is still the occasional rain shower to stop everybody enjoying things too much. I was walking through Bolton a couple of evenings ago, on my way to meet up with friends. Bolton’s a Lancashire market town with a heritage in the cotton and engineering industries. It […]

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Castle Park . Two Views.

A thought I always have to ponder when going through my shots at the end of one of my expeditions is whether the final shot works better in colour or black and white. Pre digital it was a case of me carrying two film bodies, one loaded with colour the other generally with my favourite Ilford HP5. Shots were taken with whichever film I felt suited the mood of the […]

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Heskin. Big Boys Toys.

This is a picture heavy post but there’s really no other way of giving a true flavour of the event. For the last few years a regular fixture on my calendar has been the Vintage & Steam Rally and Country Fair. Held near the village of Heskin, to the south of Preston in Lancashire. This year’s was the 27th holding of the two day get together of vehicles and agricultural […]

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Chester. A Canal Walk & The Races.

Chester is a place I like to dip in and out of. It’s not too far away making it an easy journey by rail from one of my local stations. It’s a city steeped in history, from Roman times onwards to the present day. Each time I go I find another corner, another architectural detail that somehow I had missed before. To keep things a little bit fresh I took […]

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Manchester. Coffee, Croissant & A Laptop.

Sometimes I find it more productive just to ease back, relax and do a bit of nothing. Instead of chiselling away at a project that has become a little “sticky” and uncooperative, I just step back and leave it for a while. I know this isn’t a new discovery, I certainly didn’t invent this method but it can be easy to overlook the benefits of pausing things for just a […]

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