The regulations eased a bit this week. We can now met upto 6 other people outdoors and join family in their gardens. Shops open on April 12th so until then this is what our City High Streets look like here in the UK.
Even idiots are allowed opinions. These days are difficult for us street photographers. There's nobody about. Well, thats technically not true, there are a few, but with most people observing lockdown measures it does make the art somewhat difficult. Never mind. So with layered clothing and gloves i had a walk around New Brighton today … Continue reading Street photography in deserted streets on lockdown day 330.
Ive shot at this location many times before, most recently in early December. It calls to me, especially in winter. It is now when the place is at its most melancholic, when the quiet offers an eerie lonliness 'cept for the chiming of rigging against mast, reminding one of time passing, second by second. And … Continue reading A Winters morning at the boatyard
This is a few street photography pictures i have managed to take this winter. New Brighton 18th January 2021 Comments always welcome. Stay safe.
We debated it for months. We had "circuit breakers" & "mini lockdowns" and "tiers" all so we could have a normal Christmas. How was it ever going to be normal in the middle of a pandemic ? And now the ones who "failed to play it safe", those who "took a chance", are paying the … Continue reading Goodbye to the Christmas that never was
On the banks of the River Mersey is a small town called New Brighton. It is opposite Liverpool and in Victorian times was one of the countries top resorts. Over the years the town has fallen on hard times. Lack of investment led to social issues but in recent years things have started to turn … Continue reading Mind blowing Street Art brings Colour and Hope to this grim Lockdown
Spent another few hours photographing in Birkenhead Park today, part of my project "The Park", that i hope to publish next year. I met a lot of nice people today, all of whom allowed me to photograph them. Feeding the squirrelsSheltering from the rain with Terry Remember, being outdoors improves and heals mental health.
Continuing with my trip to Rhyl in North Wales, this is what the fairground looks like out of season. Lonely, abandoned and forgotten; the summer laughter long since faded into the silence of winter. A ghost town awaiting the friendlier days of spring. I don't know about you but i find a British fairground in … Continue reading The loneliness of a British fairground in Winter