Follow my year through my photography journey

Sky wins “Young Photographer of the Year”

Sky my granddaughter has just won the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union "Young Photographer of the Year". Her 3 street photography images, which were shot in just 1 single day when we were both out and about each scored a maximum possible score in the...

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Raven Queen receives Judges award at the World Cup

I'm pleased that my image "Raven Queen" received the judges special award at the recent FIAP World Cup of photography. Also my photographic club Wigan 10 won the award for the most successful photography club over the last 5 years, a truly impressive achievement. This...

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Raven Queen featured on World Cup Flyer

I'm pleased to see that my image "Raven Queen" has been featured on the World Cup Flyer for the forthcoming 2018 FIAP World Cup presentation and exhibition to be held in Spain. The events will be held during April in the historic town of Antequera  at Sala De...

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Collecting Snowy Backgrounds

In this adverse cold and snowy weather I went out in the Valley near home to collect some photographs of the snow to use as backgrounds. It's important when collecting photos for creative backgrounds to take them at different angles. I always use a wide angle lens and...

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Street Photography – Know your rights

UK law doesn’t prevent photography in public places, assuming that you’re not committing any other offences. However you must respect individuals and their rights and you must not on any account harass people to get the shot you want. However, this changes when you...

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Creative Photography…where do you start?

Many people ask the question, where do you start with a creative piece of work?. I suppose this is where you have to decide, do you have a concept or final image in mind? then you can go out and shoot each part of the image and then pull it all together....

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Trip to the Velodrome

I recently had a trip to the velodrome in Manchester to photograph the British Cycling Championships. Various events were being held and many of the athletes were part of the British Cycling team. Events included the Keirin, pursuit, time trials and para-cycling where...

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New website

I hope you enjoy navigating around the site, and find it easy to discover all the photography information and latest gallery images.

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