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Disused buildings - Underground Victorian reservoir, Clayton Le Woods, Lancashire

Disused Underground Victorian Reservoir

The Story Behind the Photo – Disused Underground Victorian Reservoir For once I’m glad I checked Facebook… In late 2013 another photographer had posted a photograph that grabbed my attention straight away. It was somewhere underground, it was dark, it had brick arches and it looked like it hadn’t been used in a very long time. It […]

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Landscape photography - Bridlington beach huts, Yorkshire

Bridlington Beach Huts

Bridlington Beach Huts - The Story Behind the Photo. Reportedly first used by Frederick R. Barnard in 1921 while commenting that graphics can tell a story as effectively as a large amount of descriptive text, the well known  phrase goes “a picture paints a thousand words”. I’m not convinced that’s true of every piece of visual [...]
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Event photography - Inspiral Carpets crowd at Band on the Wall, Manchester black white

Clint Boon – Band on the Wall, Manchester

The Story Behind the Photo – Clint Boon – Band on the Wall, Manchester This photo of Madchester legend and XFM DJ Clint Boon, taken at Inspiral Carpets‘ homecoming gig at Band on the Wall, Manchester in 2014 was almost a year in the making. The Inspiral Carpets’ cool as… cow is iconic for anyone who […]

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