The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps, art and culture

The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Review of Worn – Lancashire Post

Lancashire Post Jan 9, 2019. Review by Megan Titley.

January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Arrival! arts project by Buzz Bury (I made the film)

Arrival! was a film mae about Buzz Bury‘s LeftCoast-funded project working with international volunteers at Blackpool homeless charrty Streetlife, turning their first impressions of the resort into a beach art … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

Worn (Stanley Arms, Preston – Nov 26, 2018)

Photographs by Robert Norbury. The performance also included an encore of Pub Karaoke Photography Exhibition.

January 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Garry Cook is performing photography at the National Photography Symposium

Photo: Ian Clegg Since photography became a mass-participatory past-time – i.e. everybody is taking photographs these days, all the time – practitioners and their academic overlords have been freaking out … Continue reading

October 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Frigging great photos on display at the Great Exhibition of the North in Newcastle

I’ve long been let down by major photography galleries and the boring, conceptual and god damned unfathomable exhibitions they frequently put on. So, believe me, I was bloody shocked to … Continue reading

August 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Best camera phones 2018

It’s summer holiday time. You want to take photos of everywhere you go. You don’t want to carry a huge camera around with you. So, you buy a new smart … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Courtaulds exhibition at Preston’s Harris Musuem

Images of the Courtaulds exhibition now on at the Harris Museum in Preston. The exhibition is about the history of the Courtaulds factory at Red Scar, near Preston. The centre-piece … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment