3D Press Badges

Wearing one of these press badges can either stop you from being shot or be the reason you were shot. Wearing them depends where in the world you work, who is fighting who or even if the protesters are media friendly or not. Tuff call some times! They say PRESS in English and Arabic in case you were wondering and in some countries its the … Continue reading 3D Press Badges

Free music for non-commercial use – Moby's mobygratis.com

Documentary Photographers often need music to go with slideshows and audio for presentation and Moby offers free music for non-commercial use! Mobygratis.com is a resource for independent and non-profit film-makers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their independent, non-profit film, video, or short. Moby has selected over 150 tracks from his huge catalogue of music available to licence for free, via their simple … Continue reading Free music for non-commercial use – Moby's mobygratis.com

Derby's Caribbean Carnival

Derby’s Caribbean Carnival is a colourful vibrant procession that has in excess of 500 Caribbean carnival troupes from the Midlands and nationally. The carnival is a flagship project that supports community cohesion and diversity in the City of Derby. Many of the troupes spend over a year designing and making the costumes as well as raising funds for the project which can be around £2,000 … Continue reading Derby's Caribbean Carnival

War Photographer Don McCullin

Known for using film cameras, he now talks about using digital cameras and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for the first time #photography Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell. Related articles War Photography. Don McCullin Photojournalist The recent documentary on English war photographer Don After McCullin   Continue reading War Photographer Don McCullin

Police Raid Stop G8 Protesters

Listen to my latest phonecast from Beak St, London where Anti-Capitalists are being evicted from a building which is being used as a convergence centre for the #J11 protests against the G8 Summit in Ireland http://embed.ipadio.com/embed/v1/embed-352×200.swf?phlogId=14671&phonecastId=497193&channelInView=WEBSITE_USER_5065&callInView=local_20130611103534 Related articles StopG8 Statement on Protests and Police Violence 11 June Police defend ‘proportionate’ G8 protest response Police storm building occupied by anti-G8 protesters G8 summit protest: riot police … Continue reading Police Raid Stop G8 Protesters

3D Press Badges

Wearing one of these press badges can either stop you from being shot or be the reason you were shot. Wearing them depends where in the world you work, who is fighting who or even if the protesters are media friendly or not. Tuff call some times! They say PRESS in English and Arabic in case you were wondering and in some countries its the … Continue reading 3D Press Badges

A Fascinating Look At Daido Moriyama; Japan’s Most Celebrated Photographer

Daido Moriyama is a fascinating photographer and is widely recognized as one of Japan’s most important and influential photographers, particularly for his depictions of what he saw as the breakdown of traditional values in post-war Japan.  I also like the way photography is appreciated in Japan as it seems to be so much more fluid, free to do as you please without all those minions saying you … Continue reading A Fascinating Look At Daido Moriyama; Japan’s Most Celebrated Photographer

Eldon Hill Quarry, Derbyshire | Documenting New Topographical Landscapes

Eldon Hill Quarry, Derbyshire | Documenting New Topographical Landscapes

Eldon Hill Quarry & Documenting New Topographical Landscapes Eldon Hill Quarry, Derbyshire (disused) lies 4 kilometers south west of Castleton, Derbyshire and been described as the best known eyesore in the Peak District Park.  Limestone was quarried from the hill between 1950 -1990. The hill is of great geological, historical and industrial interest; as it lies at the northern limit of the limestone – White Peak District, and further north … Continue reading Eldon Hill Quarry, Derbyshire | Documenting New Topographical Landscapes

Magpie Mine Derbyshire

While the sun was out during the Mayday bank holiday me and my photo buddy Tim managed to get out into the Derbyshire Peak District and visit some places such as the Magpie Mine, SW of Sheldon, Derbyshire. and accessed of Horse Lane (53.2066, -1.7433) It has a fascinating history spanning more than 200 years of bonanzas and failures, of bitter disputes and fights resulting in … Continue reading Magpie Mine Derbyshire

Derby UK | The Oldest Street in Derby – Thorntree Lane

Apparently Thorntree Lane in Derby UK (which happens to be one of my favourite lanes for doing street photography)is the oldest street in Derby going back to the Roman times.  Not sure why most of the buildings down the lane have their backs to it though. Derby is also one of the most haunted cities in England, so be carefull when you walk down this street at night as … Continue reading Derby UK | The Oldest Street in Derby – Thorntree Lane