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

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

Oh and this on top of the fact we have lost our imaging rights in the UK (Controversial…

Oh and this on top of the fact we have lost our imaging rights in the UK (Controversial copyright framework receives royal assent http://j.mp/ZfEdBS ) What a great Day for #photography Embedded Link Unions claim Guardian Witness project is a threat to freelance journalists | PressGazette The Guardian Witness citizen journalism project has come in for criticism from journalism unions. Google+: View post on Google+ … Continue reading Oh and this on top of the fact we have lost our imaging rights in the UK (Controversial…

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

Bye Bye Co-Op Department Store – Derby

It seems quite sad to see long established stores closing down, due to the economic climate. I have not heard what plans are involved for the building or if any companies are going to take it on. Derby seems to have so many empty shops at the moment and the ones that were empty are now coffee shops or payday loans, bookies and pawn shops … Continue reading Bye Bye Co-Op Department Store – Derby

Billingham Hadley (small) For Fujifilm X-E1 System

I have a lot of camera bags that I have collected over the years, always looking for the “right one” and some others brought for “specific missions” to take the heavy and bulky DSLR’s and associated kit But since buying the Fujifiim X-E1 I have found them to be way too big so been on the hunt for a smaller bag. However I have often … Continue reading Billingham Hadley (small) For Fujifilm X-E1 System