#483 – Millscapes Exhibition Preparation 4

One thing I’ve only really touched on in my previous posts is image selection. I mentioned in my first post that I had a much smaller body of work to choose from than previous exhibitions due to the exhibition covering just two mills. And although Bailey Mill remains one of my favourite explores from a…

#482 – Millscapes Exhibition Preparation 3

OK, so it’s been a while since I posted on this, but I’ve been very busy with other stuff, so let’s pick it up again. Layout I’d previously visited the museum and measured the gallery space. What I always do when laying out any portfolio, book or exhibition, is to get a load of small…

#481 – A new look to the blog!

After four years of the last template, I’ve decided to have a refresh of the site as WordPress have some interesting new ones available – I hope you like it! It’s less noticeable on mobile devices, you very much need to see it on a desktop or laptop to appreciate it. I’ve also taken the…

#480 – Millscapes Exhibition Preparation 2

Due to the quantity of mounts involved, I decided that cutting my own would take too long (it’s a laborious task) , so I decided to buy pre-cut mounts. I meant to order single mounts but as I was in a hurry to order them (during a 5 minute lunch break between meetings….) I ended…

#479 – Millscapes exhibition preparation

A few of the prints I’ll be mounting and framing this weekend and over the next week….. So there’s a couple of weeks to go before I set up the Millscapes exhibition at Saddleworth Museum, and I thought I’d do a post on the preparation. Unlike my previous exhibitions, this one contains photographs from just…

#476 – Telamon (Temple Hall) Shipwreck, Lanzarote 3

Last look at the Telamon, with a few in monochrome. I’d taken my ND filters to try some long exposures, as the weather forecast was for cloud. However it was a trifle windy and by the time I got there, the clouds had cleared but the wind hadn’t dropped, which didn’t make for ideal conditions…

#474 – Telamon (Temple Hall) Shipwreck, Lanzarote 1

Having recently photographed Merger at Glasson Dock, I was pleased to discover that just down the road from our holiday hotel in Lanzarote was the wreck of the Telamon. Given that there’s a limit to how much sitting by the pool I can tolerate (about an hour), I left my wife and daughter for an…

#473 – Derelict Ship at Glasson Dock 2

In the past, Glasson Dock has been used for ship breaking (and building) occasionally, so it may well be that Merger meets her end where she now lies. I visited primarily to try out an ND filter, but found that the tide didn’t rise high enough for me to get the pictures I’d envisioned, but…

#472 – Derelict Ship at Glasson Dock 1

I know nothing of this little ship, other than it used to be a dredger based at Glasson Dock. Named ‘Merger’,  internet pictures show it with an excavator positioned near the bow, presumably for clearing the channels of the Lune for the coastal shipping that uses this small Lancashire Port. It looks like its service…