In the summer of 1989 when I was eighteen years old I decided to pick up my Dad’s nylon stringed classical guitar and see what I could do with it. As a kid I have a few vague memories of my Dad playing the guitar but it had mostly been sitting in our house untouched. […]Read more "Fender Stratocaster"
It seemed like a good idea at the time – a night time expedition to discover what remains of a supposedly haunted house, take a few photos, and write a blog for Halloween. It doesn’t seem like such a good idea now.Read more "The Haunting of Milner Field"
The West Yorkshire area is littered with architectural wonders from the Industrial Revolution although unfortunately it seems that one more gets burned down with every week that passes. Dalton Mills in Keighley is one such mill which was partially destroyed by fire in 2011 but thankfully the majority of it was saved and is either […]Read more "A Tale of Two Mills"
As mentioned in my last post – Salt’s Mill by Night – I kept back another set of photos which were taken one hundred metres further along the Leeds-Liverpool canal towpath. This second set of photos were of no particular subject other than the dramatic light flooding through the trees and through the mist. After […]Read more "Along The Towpath"
A few days late but here are some Halloween related photos taken from my recent trip to Northumbria.Read more "Halloween"
How I deal with kids and photography – or at least my kids and my photography.Read more "Keeping The Kids Interested"
It’s old news I know but I have finally got around to posting this blog item! We all know how amazing the weekend of the Tour de France in Yorkshire was, I think it surpassed everyone’s expectations. As an avid photographer at first sight it seemed like an amazing opportunity to get some good pictures […]Read more "Vive Le Tour!"
This may well look like a new photography blog but it is actually a revamp/redesign/rebranding of my old blog – “I Used To Think I Was A Scientist”. All posts from there have been imported into here. I think this design is much better and easier on the eye and, bearing in mind that this […]Read more "New Photography Blog"
I know I know, it’s been six months since my last post and you probably thought this blog was dead but it is time to resurrect it. My enthusiasm for photography has never gone away, I think my enthusiasm for blogging/tweeting/social networking has waned though. Certainly I hardly spend any time on Facebook any more, […]Read more "Back Online!"