Colour in Street Photography

I don't consider myself to be primarily any specific species of photographer. I shoot sports and love it. I shoot landscapes and love it. I shoot birds and wildlife, nature and urban scenes and I enjoy them all. I'm not a portrait photographer and I'm too old to be shooting weddings, but I have done,… Continue reading Colour in Street Photography

Goodbye through photographs

I am writing this about 3,000 miles from home. I live now just outside Toronto, Canada but I was brought up in an area of North West England just north of Manchester. I went to school in Bury and for most of my life I have held an association with the Bury area. My parents… Continue reading Goodbye through photographs

Photography mini-project – Waiting for a gardener

Quick posting this time, not an essay. I recently went home to England for a week to visit my father who is now in a nursing home and, to be honest, not likely to come out again. There's a lot of stuff I could write about Dad, about his career, his personality, how he and… Continue reading Photography mini-project – Waiting for a gardener

Turton Tower

Turton Tower is in Lancashire, England near to where I grew up. I had never really appreciated just how lush, varied and colourful was the English landscape until I began to make photographs. The price they have to pay over there is, of course, many more rainy days than here in Ontario. This past winter… Continue reading Turton Tower