I grew up in an industrial northern town. In the 1980s the industry left… British industry underwent a period of turbulent change during the 1980s as a result of new government policies. The Thatcher administration then advanced the concept of ‘The Industrial Estate’, which became an out of town regeneration scheme that every town wanted. AsContinue reading “Alan Whitfield, Risk, Sale Arts Centre”
As I have previously mentioned I went to the quarry in North Wales. this was one of the themes I was thinking about while I was up there. the building look over 100 years old. it’s at the end of a track at the back of Llanfafirfechan but actually entrance to theContinue reading “Built on firm foundations images”
So er yes I actually went out with a real camera (Canon 7d digital camera) rather than my Samsung S3 Phone and Instagram and took some pictures. its been a while but it was fun all the same. I went over to the island of Ynys Mon in Wales and the Britannia bridge that carries the A55. The mainContinue reading “Snapping Rocks On An Island”
Grid Iron 2 is my second collection of metal grills and vent covers. Its funny im getting some really funny looks off people as I lean to the floor camera in hand seemingly taking a picture of nothing. Ha I hear you cry! Little do they know? This work is from Conwy, Hereford and Abergele.
23 November 2010, 6.30pm Speaker: John Davies “John Davies is one of today’s most outstanding British photographers; he became famous through his research on the English industrial landscape, observed in vast and detailed views…” “John Davies’s work belongs to the world of contemporary documentary photography. Faithful to a refined, pure black and white, taken onContinue reading “Evening with John Davies”
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/gallery/2010/sep/07/photography#/?picture=366492432&index=0 Follow the above link to see all the images from Cabby Dave. The images are taken in and around London in the Barbican Area. They have a real sense of honesty. If unknowing of dates of the images they could be from any time period. Even more so with the black and white images.Continue reading “Tweet Image of the day: Cabby Dave (London)”