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.

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Olympic Torch Relay 2012 in Blackburn

Saturday June 23, 2012. The Olympic Torch Relay came to the outskirts of Blackburn at 9.12am. There were hundreds of people waiting for its arrival. NOTE: The torch actually came … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is the Daily Mail the saviour of documentary photography?

The Picture Post was a British photojournalism magazine in circulation between 1938 and 1957. Since the Picture Post’s demise, documentary photography has suffered a long and slow death in this … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alternate look at Wadi Run

Contrary to popular belief, these people are more Westernised than you would think. These images include the Bedoouin town of Wadi Rum. 

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

First look at Wadi Rum in Jordan

Wadi Rum, 30 miles from Aqaba in southern Jordan, is a beautiful valley or red sand and mountains. These images are from my recent assignment in this amazing desert country.

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee party at Read and Simonstone, Lancashire

*By the way, one of the boys won the porcelain doll in the Guess the Name competition. She’s called Carrie. The other one of the boys was winning the bowling … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

360-degree panorama photography (review 1)

After seeing some decent results from other users, I’ve downloaded some 36–degree apps for my Android phone. Over the next week or so I will test them and report my … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Creative Exchange and The Digital Public Space (not for people who read Bella)

The Digital Public Space is the fairly simplistic term given to the part of the online world where we can all be produce work and be creative. If anyone has … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment