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

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Studio Days

Some time back I put together a small, pop up studio set for me to practise still life techniques with. It was assembled, after a little bit of pondering, from an old computer table with wheels, three lengths of steel framing and an old projector screen. My idea was to create an infinity background and as the table was mobile I could quickly pull it into use by a south facing […]

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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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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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At The Festival.

Sorting the files after the hurly burly of Christmas and I came across this image from the Edinburgh Festival. The man’s act consisted of a sequence of sinuous movements while balancing the crystal ball on the back of his hand and allowing it to roll along his limbs before the climax where he bent down and allowed the ball to roll down his back as he stood up straight to bring the ball to a […]

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A Rainy Morning With Coffee

Rain is falling so no excuse not to make some more progress with the projects I have in hand. The image above was taken on a trip out to nearby Southport, a resort on the Lancashire coast  not too far outside of Liverpool. It has a slightly faded gentility these days but that’s not to say it’s shabby. The shot is of the interior of what had been a great […]

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