The Photographic Cycle

Speaking with fellow photographer Matt Kirwan the other day(http://www.mattkirwan.co.uk/index.php?page=home ) he spoke about how he had finally, after a long delay, taken delivery of his copy of the Press Photographers Year Book, (http://www.theppy.com/). This book is sent out to all the entrants into the competition and contains all the winning photographs from each category. AsContinue reading “The Photographic Cycle”

Will We Remember Them All?

Whilst the Remembrance Day Services are still fresh in your mind I have posted four pictures below. Taken in a cemetery in Saltburn in Cleveland, England they belong to four servicemen. I have no idea who they are beyond the names on the stone or what they did or how they died or indeed anythingContinue reading “Will We Remember Them All?”

Parade outside the Box

I’ve covered many military parades before and to a certain extent you can initially make a mental note of all the ‘safe’ shots that you need to obtain in order to cover the event effectively but you should always keep an eye open for other possibilities. This applies to all your jobs. If you haveContinue reading “Parade outside the Box”

The Ugly of War

I’ve just been on the blog of photographer Edmond Terakopian, the link is below…http://edmondterakopian.blogspot.com/ One of his latest entries has a link to two multimedia pieces from John D McHugh, a photojournalist currently working for the Guardian newspaper who has recently spent time with the US troops in Afghanistan, in this piece, linked below, aContinue reading “The Ugly of War”

After the Rain

In the late evening of last Friday 5th and the early hours of Saturday 6th September the residents of Morpeth started to become more concerned about the heavy rainfall that was falling on their Northumberland town. The environmental agency had issued flood warnings as the River Wansbeck began to rise to alarming levels. Sandbags wereContinue reading “After the Rain”