Getting Closer!

Famous war photographer Robert Capa is believed to have stated that “If your photographs aren’t good enough then you’re not close enough“. Now, it was harder for Capa (real name Andre Friedman) as he worked in dangerous and unpredictable environments than it is for those of us who are clicking away in our cosy little…

Local Cricket

It’s been a hot weekend and the cricket season has started here in the uk so I took myself down to my local cricket club. The light was very good so fast shutter speeds were the order of the day to help get sharp images and freeze the play. It wasn’t a high scoring game…

Ribblesdale CC Annual Results

The season is drawing to a close at Ribblesdale Camera Club with the conclusion of the Annual competitions for Prints and Digitally Projected Images. It’s been a very enjoyable year and a season in which I have put many new images into the various internal competitions. The images that were ‘Placed’ in the two annual…

Chorley PS Annual Results

The season has ended at Chorley Photo Society with the conclusion of the Annual competitions for Prints and Digitally Projected Images. It’s been a very enjoyable year and one that I have thrown myself into, pushing myself to create better images. I have represented Chorley PS in both national and regional competitions and feel that…

Chorley PS Wins the L&CPU Annuals

Chorley Photo Society has won all three of the categories in the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union’s annual club competition in 2018. There are the usual Colour, Mono and Nature categories and the club finished top of all of them, claiming the overall winner too as a result. As a result, Chorley PS will go…

South Birmingham BPE

Very happy to share my results from the 2018 South Birmingham BPE Exhibition. I seem to be typically achieving around 50% acceptance at the moment in these national exhibitions so was stunned to get my report card showing nine out of ten images accepted – wow 90%. Included in the nine were two Ribbons; a…

Dickensian Adolescents

A second shoot with the Ragged Victorians produced some interesting images full of personality, character and no shortage of mischief. This small set focuses on the teenage miscreants who were always looking for an opportunity to present itself. The Ragged Victorians are a group of period enactors / educators and can be found online at…