Category: fine art photography
Salt & Vinegar
When passing a window and something makes you stop and view the scene before you, you then have to convince the owner of the closed diner to open the doors and let you in for 5 minutes, you’ll be quick, really quick you promise him, you just have to get in and try to capture…
..and red leatherette, looks like poetry to me.
Low light, bright lights & getting on the roof.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a wondrous magical place during the day but the engineering, lighting and beauty of the rides really is amazing at night and if you ever get the chance to be allowed on the roof …then ..well, then you realise just how lucky you are to live in this town. Then the…
I saw these light fittings yesterday when, after a day of shooting dancers on Comedy Carpet and capturing the finishing touches of a new piece of urban art on a wall in a car park, I decided I deserved a brew. I ordered my cup of tea and as I sank thankfully on to the…
Out and about in Manchester at weekend and looking for one thing found something else.. The bright pink of the walls and ghostly torn drapes made me stop and exhale a sigh of sheer happiness and excitement. How could I not? Well you would too wouldn’t you? This wall, these windows and the fabulous torn…
Red leatherette seats in Preston Railway Station, caught from platform 4 just before the Glasgow to Manchester train rolled in to the station.
Black & Light
The beautiful central staircase at The Museum of Liverpool this weekend, black, light, curves and lines reminding me of the magnificent Bramante Staircase in the Vatican Museum.
Lighting the corridors
So much to see this weekend in Blackpool Winter Gardens but I couldnt leave without trying to capture the beautiful art deco light fittings lighting the long dark corridors and stairs…these beautiful vintage lights may not be as imposing as the chandeliers in the ballroom or the striking cone shaped lights illuminating the Floral Hall…
North Sea, mist and the faint line of the horizon..my thalassotherapy
It was hard to see where the sky ended and the sea started at the weekend but this grey light is something I love and something that inspires me at this time of year. I have recently had the privilege of being in the company of someone who also loves this light so this is…
Black & Lights
Heard the news about storm Barney yesterday and warnings of flooding, falling trees and the advice to stay indoors whenever possible. .. but had to go to Blackpool anyway so off I went in search of some stormy images on the prom, however the wind really was far too strong and after battling with camera…