lachlansimages

The travels, musings and thoughts of a man and his camera.

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Rivington

A favourite photo location of mine is the small village of Rivington on the West Pennine Moors a little to the north of Bolton, Lancashire. Rivington nestles in the shadow of the moors and is the location of a set of terraced gardens built by the owner of the Sunlight Soap Co, Bolton born business man William Lever, later Viscount Leverhulme. In the early 1900’s Lord Leverhulme purchased an estate […]

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Ferry To Knott End For Fish & Chips

I like fish and chips, I also like really good fish and chips. One of my favourite ‘chippies’ is in the small town of Knott End which faces out over the wide expanse of Morecambe Bay.  This is the chip shop in question, it’s easy to find, it’s the only one. You can do take away or be posh and sit in. Depending on the bracing Lancashire weather I usually take my fish and […]

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Market Day

I live in the North West of England and I am a great fan of local markets, the mix of goods for sale and the conversations that bounce to and fro between stallholders and customers are two of the experiences that make a visit to the market such an enjoyable experience for me. Also they are a constantly evolving business as tastes and customers change, reflecting the increasing diversity of […]

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Helter Skelter

Ulverston, an elegant market town  in Cumbria has an annual Dickensian weekend in November, a chance to have some fun before winter’s harsh teeth begin to really bite. It’s one of those local festivals that I like to try and get to, the Steam Fair at Heskin in Lancashire is another. Its a chance to see how another town enjoys itself and Ulverston really puts it’s heart and soul into the celebrations.  The weekend […]

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I Spy With My Little Camera Eye

I am a people watcher, I think most photographers are. The header image was taken at one of my favourite events for candid shot gathering, the Edinburgh Festival. It’s not a perfect image but it was a combination of elements that drew my eye and made me press the shutter release.  The casual stance of the man plus the combination of the corduroy jacket, black narrow legged jeans and the […]

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BRADFORD. Pulling A Rabbit Out Of The Hat

And a bull as well. I live in the northwest of England and thanks to a comprehensive road and rail network I can travel around a great part of it very easily.  The rabbit image was taken in Bradford in West Yorkshire, one of the cities whose wealth was built on the wool trade.  One of the benefits of this trade was the building of galleries and museums by the mill owners, such […]

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