#537- My next exhibition – The Industrial Tourist at Astley Hall, Chorley

I am pleased to announce that my next photographic exhibition will open on 16th November in Astley Hall in my adopted home town of Chorley. As usual this will be my usual Monochrome photographs of mongy old mills, derelict mines, beached ships and various other industrial artefacts that litter the northern landscape. It opens at…

#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…

#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…

#394 – Photographs from Helmshore Exhibition!

Finally – a few snaps from my Shadows of the North exhibition at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. It’s not the biggest exhibition you’ll see, and on reflection it would have been nice to have had an extra display board to space things out a bit but they only own two. I’m working on bringing it…