The Three Graces

A short day trip to Liverpool gave an opportunity to photograph the are area around the ‘Three Graces’ on the Mersey shoreline. The day was overcast with dark dense clouds and some occasional soft rays of autumnal sunlight so anything could have happened. I spent time looking for a vantage point to shoot the Graces…

Liverpool

December saw a short trip to Liverpool to take in a couple of gigs and whilst there the plan was to visit a few of the city sights. We visited both of the cathedrals along, starting at the Anglican then moving along Rodney St to the catholic cathedral. Both offered photographic opportunities inside and outside…

Zara Watson at Salford Quays

On a wet Friday night a small group of photographers worked with the energetic north-east model Zara Watson in the Salford Quays area of Manchester. Our objective was to put into practice some techniques for balancing ambient light with off-camera flash. This was certainly a challenge at times because of the rapidly changing natural light…

Historic York

We just spent the weekend in the historic city of York and for a change the weather was reasonably kind to us – so out with the camera then. The weather was fairly mixed over the weekend and we had bright sunshine which became overcast and then the downpours, this mix gave a range of…

Chester in the Rain

I spent a morning in the city of Chester, a dull, wet, rainy morning at that. So with a pale, insipid grey sky I decided to focus on the details on the walls and buildings of the city rather than cityscapes or street photography. I spent many hours gazing upwardly and climbing onto the ‘rows’…