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Ships and stunts at Bristol Harbour Festival 2016

I’m very behind on blogging events and shoots, like the Bristol Harbour Festival that we went west for in July. For cranes, trains, boats and bunting, including displays from tall ships and steam tugs, minesweepers and fireboats, as the old city docks hosted vintage vessels for harbourside spectators. We rode […]


Rouge on a corpse: Salford Chapel Street

[fimg id=7686943798] Three years ago I was passing through Manchester on the way from Edinburgh to Snowdonia. Took an evening stroll down Salford’s Chapel Street: the main A6 road from Salford Central to the rest of the borough. [fimg id=7686934180 size=Medium][fimg id=7686955464 size=Medium] They had just completed a Kensington High […]


BT Tower sunset silhouette - photocatalyst

BT Tower

[fimg id=3994410091] I wrote a little while ago about taking the same shot, of the same subject or view, again and again, in all lights and conditions, in Lots Road Power Station. [fimg id=2723600850 size=Medium][fimg id=2422605849 size=Medium] [fimg id=2277283637 size=Medium][fimg id=2274456053 size=Medium] Another one of those subjects, from a previous […]


Flypast

[fimg id=16618502668] At 12:20pm two Chinooks, two Apache helicopters, one Sea King MK4, a C-130-J Hercules and two GR4 Tornados came up over South London and flew low over St Paul’s Cathedral and past the skyline of the City of London. [fimg id=16183741244 size=Medium][fimg id=16618531398 size=Medium] The conditions weren’t spectacular. […]


10 hours at Level 39: Docklands

[fimg id=16131674303] I photographed an event at Level 39, the “Technology Accelerator” on the 39th floor of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf. [fimg id=16560157148 size=Small][fimg id=16746454412 size=Small][fimg id=16559978038 size=Small][fimg id=16559999838 size=Small] In amongst photographing people workshopping how to accelerate technology (or cancer research in this instance), I caught a […]


Ball game

[fimg id=181811895] One Saturday towards the end of June in 2006 I caught the sunset over Cincinnati from across the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky… [fimg id=181796392 size=Medium][fimg id=181816897 size=Medium] while the Cincinnati Reds played in the baseball park, puffs of smoke and sparks of fireworks in the unusually smog-free […]