Talk to Lancaster Photographic Society 3rd February 2016

My next talk is on Wednesday 3rd February at Lancaster Photographic Society (although it was originally advertised incorrectly on my websites as the 8th February). Doors open at 7ish, meeting starts at 7.30 and I will be talking for 90 minutes or so about my photographs. The venue is Priory Hall, Castle Hill, Lancaster, LA1…

#377 – Upcoming Talk at Bingley Camera Club 8th December 2014

The next stop on my series of talks in West Yorkshire is at 7.30 on Monday night (8th December) at Bingley Camera Club, who meet at Church House, Old Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2RH. This will be my Mechanical Landscapes talk, which is loosely based on the writings and photographs from this blog and my…

#376 – Mechanical Landscapes Exhibition moves to Bolton

Through my membership of the Lancashire Monochrome group, I have been invited to display the Mechanical Landscapes exhibition to the clubs permanent gallery space at the Bolton Mercure hotel on the A6 near West Houghton (also known as the Georgian House). This is fundamentally the same exhibition as that at Ebb and Flo in Chorley, except that…

#359 – Mechanical Landscapes Gallery Exhibition Now Open!

  After too many late nights and a lot of blood sweat and tears, my first exhibition opened today at my local independent bookshop, the delightful Ebb and Flo in Chorley. It’s only 12 framed A3 photographs, but the exhibition space is somewhat small and probably couldn’t take many more, so I’ve gone for quality…

#356 – Mechanical Landscapes Tumblr micro blog now online

Although this blog is very much alive (if not updated as frequently as it used to be), I’ve also started a blog on Tumblr. As this WordPress blog is my primary platform, I’ve linked the two so that all the posts on here automatically appear on there as the audiences are different, but Tumblr content…

#137 – how to create a Blurb photobook

Over the past couple of years, I’ve created a few photobooks using Blurb and have always been very happy with the service and the product. In addition, their Booksmart software has got better especially with the ability to customise the templates or even design your own. This has opened up a huge range of creative…

#135 – Mechanical Landscapes Book Now On Sale!

Despite a complete lack of public demand, I have just self published a book on Blurb;) Actually, lets make this clear, this book is for me, but if for some reason other people wish to buy it, then they can do, it’s listed at cost price so I ain’t making any kind of profit, at least initially….

#132 – Mechanical Landscapes book finished!

Finally, after months of sorting, editing, writing, and goodness know what else, I’ve finally finished my book ‘Mechanical Landscapes’ and sent it off to Blurb for printing. You’d have thought it would be straightforward to just put a load of photos in a book, and if that’s all you’re doing, then yes it is. But…