#43 – the importance of a good title

When entering photographs into competitions, especially ‘open’ (i.e. unthemed) ones, it is critical to choose a great title for your entry. A good title can make the difference between a judge (or any viewer) looking at the image and thinking ‘I don’t know what the photographer is trying to say!’, or thinking ‘Ah, I get it’….

#25 – Luneside Landscape

The River Lune in Lancaster has not been used as a port for over a hundred years and much of the dockland area to the east of the West Coast Railway line over the river has been restored and regenerated, much of the area to the west is derelict. This is the site of the…

#23 – A ‘Get Carter’ Landscape

I’m a huge fan of the 60’s Michael Caine film ‘Get Carter’, particualrly the cinematography and the bleak northern landscapes it portrayed.  In particular, I have long been intrigued by the final scenes of the aerial ropeways taking coal to the staithes. This landscape has all but vanished, but I discovered that there was one…