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03 Dec 2018
Photographs from New England in America taken at dawn and dusk

EXHIBITION AT THE CREAMERIES

PICTURES IN NEED OF A SOUNDTRACK The work that I recently did around Gloucester in New England is now being exhibited at The Creameries in Chorlton, Manchester. LIMITED EDITION PRINTS ARE FOR SALE ONLINE – CLICK HERE The photographs being exhibited were captured during September 2018, whilst I was staying near the old American fishing port of Gloucester in New England, a town famous for being the birthplace of Birdseye frozen foods and the film Perfect Storm. The area, with […]

16 Oct 2018
dawn in the city of manchester, the image is to be used for the reform radio programme not quite light

NQL REFORM RADIO SHOW – MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

The latest NQL radio on reform Radio is now online. It was inspired by a recent visit to Manchester By The Sea in New England. The show is about connections, loss and overcoming emotional distress. It’s the 3rd episode of monthly recordings for Reform. The next show will be live on Nov 13th, and will explore ideas of identity and roots. CLICK HERE to listen to the October show CLICK HERE for the NQL Podcast page, and further episodes.</spa

18 Sep 2018
photograph of edward hoper house in gloucester new england at dusk

HOVEY STREET, GLOUCESTER, AT DUSK

It’s strange, that which sits in our minds, quietly influencing us without us knowing. I was near the top of Hampden Street in Gloucester, where it’s topped neatly by Hovey. It runs steeply downhill, and affords a view of other toytown houses sprinkled on the hill opposite. In the evening, the sun sets behind the houses. Instinct had brought me there, not a guide book, and I was sure I’d found just the place to take my photograph. A black […]

09 Sep 2018
Gloucester New England at dusk, looking towards the tower of the city hall

GLOUCESTER, NEW ENGLAND – DUSK

TRASK STREET, GLOUCESTER, NEW ENGLAND – DUSK Where does the sense of the familiar lie within us? It certainly exists within our fingertips, nostrils, eyes and ears, traveling along our bloodstream to these extremities like salmon returning to spawn. It feels as if we are sometimes betrayed by this physical process when experiencing things for which we have the same vocabulary, but which are not the same. And we may also, when confronting a world that is subtle in its […]

24 Jul 2018
Walk The Plank Fire in Salford

WALK THE PLANK FIRE

I recently received an upsetting phone call from walk The Plank, to tell me that a section of their newly built HQ in Salford had been badly damaged by fire. I was invited down to take some photographs of the aftermath after one of the owners, John Wassell, decided that this moment in the history of WTP needed recording. As I’d photographed the process of the building’s construction it seemed appropriate for me to take the pictures. John also saw […]

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