May 17, 2020

This is a series of shots I took earlier today on a walk around Ludlow. Eerily quiet, all I could do was press my face against the windows of shops and wonder what our world will be like when this lockdown is finally lifted.

May 9, 2020

The Haunted Frightened Trees is a line from a Bob Dylan song and it conjures up images of barren trees bereft of their leaves, dead sun bleached tree trucks, or mighty, cathedral like giants in a deep, dark forest.

The line has stayed with me ever since I first heard it...

April 22, 2020

This is a subject I've covered before and I'm revisiting this time because......well, if I'm honest I came across  my old (and cheap) macro lens adaptor, so I thought I'd play around with it...

Human Topography is my take on the ubiquitous selfie and comprises a series...

April 19, 2020

We all know the key life events that can cause us significant stress; bereavement, relationship breakdown, moving house are perhaps the most obvious ones.

Last year I found myself facing all three of these within a short period of time along with a significant family tr...

April 1, 2020

Over the years I've met many different photographers; some new to the scene (who appear embarrassed by their inexperience); enthusiastic amateurs; and some real top notch photographers (who ironically appear embarrassed about their wealth of experience). They are all p...

March 11, 2020

I recently revisited a favourite technique of mine - Intentional Camera Movement. Fairly easy to achieve (although there is an element of trial and error with it) but it gives you a sense of creative freedom.

If you've not tried it before it is counterintuitive as you d...

February 24, 2020

I was fortunate enough to get a very special present from a very special person for my birthday this year. An Ensign Ful-Vue box camera from 1939!

It was all in good working order so the other week I loaded it up with a roll of 120 film and using a light meter App on my...

October 28, 2019

Being part of a photography club (in my case Shrewsbury PhotoClub - check them out on Facebook!) brings a wealth of benefits for us snappers. This weekend proves this point as I took part in the club's Manchester trip - a bit of Street Photography followed by a gig by...

June 1, 2019

Spent a day with my Photography Club in Liverpool, specifically the vibrant, exciting and edgy area know as the Baltic Triangle.

This is Liverpool's answer to London's Brick Lane (or is Brick Lane London's answer to the Baltic Triangle), either way its a cool place. Her...