The Great Unwashed

I had spotted the ‘Ragged Victorians’ on the web some months ago and was instantly attracted to the look of this group which, of course, meant that I wanted to photograph them. They seem to be based mainly in the south of England and I live in the north so that was not going to…

Black Country Living Museum

I spent a day at the Black Country Living Museum which is an excellent exhibition of times gone by. It is based in Dudley in the West Midlands and features, streets, buildings and transport principally from the Victorian era. Each aspect is built and furnished in great detail according to the era which it represents.…

Back to School with a Vengeance

I had a shoot at old an derelict school near Southport and worked on three different themes whilst there. The old school is in a real bad state, worse than I’d hoped for, but it was worthwhile and I got some shots that are a touch different to the norm. This, the second, story is about…

The Demise & Fall of Leonora Dickens

I had a shoot at old an derelict school near Southport and worked on three different themes whilst there. The old school is in a real bad state, worse than I’d hoped for, but it was worthwhile and I got some shots that are a touch different to the norm. This story is about the madness,…

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…

Gemma Bortolozzo at the Old Hall

Had a studio day at the Old Hall, East Bridgford nr Nottingham at the weekend, aka Studio Antics. This is an old country house full of character and spacious rooms. Below are a series of shots of Gemma Bortolozzo taken in the grounds of the house.