Coffee and Calligraphy

A Saturday of calligraphy, coffee and capturing the moment. My introduction to calligraphy came when my girlfriend started practising her calligraphy. A deceptively difficult practise that tests patience, skill and steady handedness. Things I have…

Alderley Edge, Social Photography

I think in life it is important to challenge ourselves. Having had problems with confidence and self belief in the past I feel this is something that has helped. While the actual challenge may not…

Manchester Day

Last Sunday was Manchester day, a yearly celebration in the city. I am not entirely sure of it’s origins, but I guess it is something that the council have come up with to make everyone…

Shooting Colour

My brother showed me some of the images he had been shooting recently and I was taken aback by the colours he was getting on the film. Also it took me by surprise when he handed…

Low light and Snow Flurries

A couple of weeks we seemed to have a cold blast that lasted a little longer than the rest have this winter. The winter has been really mild, but this definitely felt like a winter…

Playing with Light

I have always felt that playing with light has been a major part of my photography, but I have definitely noticed a massive improvement in my understanding and ability to meter since using film. Before…