With PermaJet at the Photography Show, NEC

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PermaJet ran some short talks at the Photography Show at the NEC this year and I agreed to be one of their team of lecturers to do three short talks on the Monday. Here I am with some prints made on Distinction paper, being aided … Read more…

Somerford Park Three Day Eventing

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Today I spent a very happy half day at Somerford Park Farm for the the last day of the Three Day Event. In the company of a few friends, I had a fun time photographing the cross country event. As always, the water jump … Read more…

L&CPU Photographer of the Year 2015

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A relatively recent addition to the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union’s (L&CPU) annual events is the Individuals Competition. Entry is open to members of photographic clubs which are members of the L&CPU, just under 100 organisations at present, representing about 4000 photographers across the … Read more…

Southport Open Exhibition of Photography

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Southport Exhibition of Photography 2015 This year, Southport Photographic Society are celebrating their 68th Annual Open Exhibition of Photography, run under the auspices of the BPE (British Photographic Exhibitions). I feel that I have had a great affinity for Southport Photographic Society for many … Read more…

Wigan 10 win GB Cup Nature and Open Sections

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At then end of my second year with Wigan 10 Foto Club, was very pleased that we have again won both sections of the Great British Cup. This is run by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain for their member clubs. This year almost … Read more…

End of Year round up of some of my favourite images from 2014

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My end of the year round up is a selection of some of the pictures I have enjoyed making the most over the past year. To share their blushes, I have left out family portraits…naturally they would be at the very top of the … Read more…

Genealogy Site

I’ve been working very hard the last two days on a new genealogy site using a WordPress template. My old site was built about 8 years ago using Dreamweaver, but WordPress has such easy-to-use features, that an upgrade was well overdue. I have updated … Read more…

My first year with Wigan 10

What a week it has been to round off my first year with Wigan 10. At the end of last week, we heard that we had won the second round in our section of the PSA International Interclub Nature competitions…a very pleasing result in … Read more…

Classical Ballet Photos

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A rare opportunity arose last week, with Wigan 10, to photograph some classical ballet dancers. It was very short notice…we found out just hours before the shoot that both the dancers and the studio would be available…and while I was preparing for the shoot, … Read more…