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Fuji X-T1 and Nikon D700

Fuji X-T1 and Nikon D700

Posted on Apr 2, 2014

Firstly, this is not a review, I don’t do them – it’s not even a comparison, I don’t do those either – I’m just musing about what it would be like to use my newly acquired Fuji X-T1 as my daily professional camera. Basically I’m fed up with lugging around a Nikon D700, two heavy […]

Hustlers by Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Hustlers by Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Posted on Mar 26, 2014

Between 1990 and 1992, Philip-Lorca diCorcia photographed male prostitutes during trips to Los Angeles. Each location was carefully arranged before the subjects were approached and included car parks, fast food chains, bus stops, and motel rooms. The hustlers are identified in the titles of the photographs by their name, age, place of birth and were […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia – The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Philip-Lorca diCorcia – The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Posted on Mar 11, 2014

A truly amazing must-see exhibition at the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield. This is the first UK exhibition to show diCorcia’s work and contains over 100 photographs from six major series, including A Storybook Life, Hustlers and Lucky 13. The exhibition continues until June 2014.  Also see Artsy’s Barbara Hepworth page An excellent resource for Hepworth […]

Ekoplekz at Golden Cabinet gig, Shipley

Ekoplekz at Golden Cabinet gig, Shipley

Posted on Mar 2, 2014

Ekoplekz playing at Golden Cabinet in Shipley, West Yorkshire. The Bristol based producer specialises in improvised audio experiments that are performed completely live using a multitude of analogue effects, drum machines and filters. See Golden Cabinet for more info.

Icelanders

Icelanders

Posted on Feb 14, 2014

I picked up this great book whilst on a recent trip to Iceland. Photographer Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson and author Unnur Jökulsdóttir travelled Iceland and documented people from all over the country. The result is the book Icelander. A series of images of ordinary people living their lives within the incredible landscape of the Island.

Found US slides

Found US slides

Posted on Feb 11, 2014

Slides found at a car boot sale in York, UK. They are family photographs taken by a couple living in New York during the 1950’s. On one of the slide boxes is the name: Frank J Dominick.

Slate

Slate

Posted on Feb 7, 2014

Another feature on my cowboy project, this time in Slate

National Skills Show Finals, NEC Birmingham

National Skills Show Finals, NEC Birmingham

Posted on Nov 18, 2013

The National Skills Acadamy for Social Care asked me to photograph the finals at the NEC in Birmingham. Whilst I was there I had a wonder and came across the hairdressing competition.

2013 Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York

2013 Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York

Posted on Nov 11, 2013

Another fantastic four days of fun packed cinematic delights. Obviously I couldn’t get to see everything, but here are a few of my favourites I did manage to catch (with links where possible). Alles Super (Everything’s Super) by Ralf Beyerle Rosemary Jane by Carolina Petro Shakespeare’s Wart by Jonathan Kydd No Ordinary Passenger by Cabell […]

York Festival of India, York St John University

York Festival of India, York St John University

Posted on Nov 3, 2013

A demonstration of South Asian Dancing during Diwali celebrations at York St John University, York.