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The Benches

Most days I get of the bus at Preston Bus station and I walk past this spot, when trawling through my archive I had noticed that I had several photos taken from a similar point of view, initially this was not a conscious  decision, but after discovering the series of similar images, I decided to […]

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art, Photography

What’s in it for you?

Sometimes when we visit a gallery or pick up a book it’s clear what the artist is communicating to us, other times the artist leaves no clear clues just leaves you there thinking… but what does it all mean? sometimes you get it, sometimes you don’t! even the art I don’t get, I appreciate! (eventually) […]

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Photography

“They think it’s all over, it is now”

World Cup fever took over, the fans took to the streets, the pubs ran out of Co2, Brexit is in a mess and the president of the US didn’t bow to the queen! It’s been quite an eventful few weeks! England did quite well, Southgate; one of the most inspiring England managers in my lifetime! […]

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environment, Photography

Cause & effect

I’ll tell you a story behind the image, As a child, I went to a christian primary school and I have a memory of decorating an orange (around Christmas time), but with no knowledge to why we were using an orange? I mean I got the apple reference at that young age, I had been told of […]

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Photography

What makes a good photograph?

“Photographs bear witness to a human choice being exercised in a given situation. A photograph is a result of the photographer’s decision that it is worth recording that this particular event or this particular object has been seen. If everything that existed were continually being photographed, every photograph would become meaningless.” – John Berger When we look […]

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Photography

Wildflower Weaver – Photo Shoot

Wildflower weaver is a textile artist from the North of england, Based in her Studio at Farfield Mill, Sedbergh North Yorkshire. She weaves away making her gorgeous woven wears there throughout the year from sustainable materials, carefully sourcing her wool, while also using fibres such as nettles & hemp. Having spoke with Izzy the owner artist […]

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gardening, Photography

Growing With Grace

Saturday the 5th may was ‘Tomato Day’ at the Co-op ran organic farm; Growing with Grace. The Co-op based in Clapham, North Yorkshire and has been running for over 10 years. Selling organic fruit and veg to people & business in the surrounding area. The aim of ‘Tomato day’ was to plant over 500 tomato […]

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art, music, Photography, portrait

Band & Artist Photo Shoots

How important is your image? Promoters, Venues, Labels all wanna see what you look like, your image is often what’s seen before anyone hears or sees your art, the question I have to ask you is how serious do you wanna take this… do you wanna go out do a few open mics? are you […]

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80 odd miles

Last week I walked from the east country to the west via Hadrians wall, a wall that in parts still stands today and has stood for almost 2000 years, becoming a bit of a tourist attraction just as the Berlin wall has! which made me think maybe Trump maybe thinking about future tourism numbers… anyway […]

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