L&CPU ‘Big Day’ Presentation

Recently I was asked to give a presentation to the attendees at the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union’s ‘Big Day’ as part of a series of talks based on the PAGB’s ‘Awards for Photographic Merit’. There were talks on CPAGB, DPAGB and MPAGB showing how people had progressed through their successful journeys to their personal…

Maghull Photo Club Presentation

I was asked to give a talk on ‘My Photographic Journey’ at Maghull PS this week which is a new presentation that I have put together. It was close to a 100 mile round trip but was a most enjoyable evening. I was made to feel very welcome by this small but very friendly society…

PAGB Medal

Very pleased to have received this lovely medal from the GB Trophy (2017). Awarded by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain for the ‘Best Male Portrait’ image which was ‘Ink and Iron’. The image was entered by Chorley PS as part of the club entry.

Vintage – Kodak 66 Model III

I was recently given a small number of old (vintage!) cameras that I initially just put in a bag under the table in my ‘cave’. Then my interest was sparked a little for some reason, so I dug them back out. Firstly I gave them a gentle clean to bring back a little of the…

BPE 4*

Recently I achieved enough acceptances and awards to apply for my BPE4*. The BPE crowns are awarded for amassing points in the British Photographic Exhibitions with 1 point given for each acceptance. Images can be entered in all exhibitions not just the once, so if a good image is created it can score a point…

Chorley PS Annual Results 2018

Just had a really productive 2nd year at Chorley Photographic Society – on both a personal and club basis. The club has been successful on many fronts with placed finishes in several national and regional competitions, some of my images even made the selection. Personally, to add to my earlier monthly successes, the annual presentation…

Pippa D

I’ve been waiting to shoot Pippa for a while now and finally managed it at Pure Preston Studios. I’d created a few ‘moodboards’ to try to visualise what I wanted out of the session and shared these before we met up. As usual, I started off with creating some simple portraits to get the session…