BPE 5* Success

In February 2020 I managed to achieve level 5 in British Photographic Exhibitions (BPE). The BPEs are a set of clubs that organise exhibitions open to British photographers and provide recognition in the form of ‘Crowns’. The points required for each Crown are: 1 Crown = 25 Images accepted or awarded. 2 Crowns = 50…

Mr Brodie

I arranged a camera club shoot with Mr G Brodie (Graham Currey) and grabbed a few shots myself at the end of the night. Graham is a well known figure in the North West of England and features widely in many competitions and exhibitions throughout the land – but I didn’t have any shots! As…

Frocks and Follies

In the calm before storm Ciara arrived in the UK, I managed to have a shoot with Gwyneth Rhianwen at Rivington Pike Follies. The follies are a remnant of Victorian excess, bankrolled by Lord Lever and designed by Thomas Mawson at the start of the 20th century. Much of the site is now in ruin…