Posts tagged with Photography

  1. Blackburn Comic Con

    07 Nov 2017

    A small selection of portraits taken at Blackburn Comic Con, held at King Georges Hall 4th November 2017 This was my first time at a Comic Con event and thoroughly enjoyed photographing it on behalf of the venue. Mike Edmonds Dominic Carter Vic Tablian Colin Baker Shane Rimmer Matt Zimmerman …

  2. Rossall Point, Fleetwood

    17 Oct 2017

    Rossall Point, a beautifully bleak coastal area nestled between Cleveleys and Fleetwood, just north of Blackpool. The landscape is dominated by an architecturally striking observation tower used by the coast guard and public alike, that overlooks Morecambe bay out towards the Irish sea I had one hour to spare, and…

  3. Billinge Woods and the Pentax 6x7

    22 Feb 2017

    Billinge Woods in Blackburn Lancashire, 19th February 2017.  A rainy, dreary day… quite a bit of mist. Pentax 6x7 medium format SLR with 105mm lens, loaded with Kodak 400TX. Film developed in Ilford Ilfosol 3, 1:14 dilution, 9mins at 24ºc.  Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods …

  4. Leighton Moss with a Voigtlander Perkeo

    22 Feb 2017

    A family day out in Leighton Moss and Silverdale in Lancashire. I have Voigtlander Perkeo I medium format folding camera in my bag loaded with Kodak 400TX. The light isn’t brilliant, very flat with little contrast. Still, an opportunity to messy about and have fun with a great little camera and…

  5. Preston Town Centre and the Pentax 6x7

    22 Feb 2017

    Preston City Centre, January 2017. Testing the Pentax 6x7 with the 55mm f4 lens The Pentax is a beast of a camera! This is not a candid street camera setup. This type of camera forces you to slow down and check and recheck settings before firing a frame. The camera is…

  6. Amy Grindhouse - Sunbird Records

    28 Jan 2017

    Amy Grindhouse live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 27th January 2017 Describing themselves as a “two piece instrumental twinkle band with jazzy/emo/punk influences…”, this stripped back duo of Connor and Matthew delivered an entertaining and fun filled performance of self penned compositions that weaved effortlessly in-and-out of intricate, texturally rich guitar…

  7. Delirium - Sunbird Records

    22 Jan 2017

    Delirium live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 21st January 2017 After a frustrating day of photographing a particularly uninspiring band at an event, I was in need of seeing some quality live music. Something, anything to lift the spirits and give me hope that there’s still some talent out there in…

  8. Snow Burial - The Napier

    22 Jan 2017

    Snow Burial live at The Sir Charles Napier, Blackburn 20th January 2017 What can I say, The Napier goes from strength to strength in booking exceptionally talented live bands to enjoy. This week saw the arrival of Snow Burial “a hard-hitting and dynamic metal-infused experimental rock trio from Chicago”, currently…

  9. And So It Goes - Sunbird Records

    22 Jan 2017

    And So It Goes live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 20th January 2017 Hailing from Brighton, ‘And So It Goes’ delivered a powerhouse performance of self penned compositions. Consisting of three very capable musicians: Hope, Sadie and Jamie, ‘And So It Goes’ know how to weave a composition into an interesting and…

  10. Land Wars - Sunbird Records

    21 Jan 2017

    Land Wars live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 20th January 2017 A delightfully quirky and fun band hailing from London who like to describe their music as “sprinting full-speed down a steep hill”. An apt description, but doesn’t quite do justice to their true musical ability. These guys can play well.  …

  11. Party Like it’s 1999

    18 Jan 2017

    A New Years Eve party at The Cellar Bar in Blackburn Lancashire hosted by Gypsy Carrot Productions. I was commissioned to document the evening In between working I did some documentary style photographs using a Pentax SMC 30mm f2.8 manual focus lens with the Sony A7. Really nice lens with…

  12. Huncoat Power Station (with a Pentax 6x7)

    11 Jan 2017

    Huncoat Power Station in heavy fog. Perfect cover for exploring abandoned structures unseen. An opportunity to break in the newly acquired Pentax 6x7 medium format SLR camera with the 55mm, 105 and 200mm lenses.  Huncoat Power Station The camera is loaded with Kodak 400TX overrated to 1600asa. Light is flat and…

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