On a market stall in a tudor village I met a photographer selling cakes. We chatted about our interest and camera collection before I asked for a portrait in exchange for a chocolate cake. Funny how a camera around your neck will start the most innocent conversations. Yashica 635 Kodak Tri-x 400 120mm F8 1/125 […]
Walking around the Northern Quarter in Manchester early on a Sunday morning I noticed the amazing colour of Cameron’s hair and the glint in the badges on Louann’s bag. Being a badge geek myself (and wishing I could have green hair) it was worth stopping to them and having a chat. They were very happy […]
Simple food made for peanuts, costing small fortunes in prime locations. Wheeled into place and powered by Calor magic. Old traditions do last centuries. Tower Bridge, London. FujiFilm X20.
Look up and you meet interesting spies looking down. Shot in the town of Granada, Spain. Fujifilm X20 (RAW) App Priority.
This is one of the last great examples of early purpose built cinema architecture left in the UK and even if the rest of the building cannot be saved. The facade should. Sometimes the cost of keeping something so unique may seem unrealistic and keeping up with the times is the best option. However that […]
Beginning life as a church (1864) The church closed and the building was radically altered and a cinema license was obtained in 1912. The exterior is quite ornate for such a small cinema with the front and part of the side tiled in decorative terracotta tiling with ornate round windows with carved laurel leaves and […]
Turn a corner in old London Town and you are reminded of the past and present. Down a dusty old London side street, leading into a busy open market stands a grand image of working life of yesteryear. It took me by surprise at the time. This wonderful moment on a massive board and no-one […]