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.

Category Archives: photography

Worn – a lecture performance

I’m doing a kind of lecture performance on the murky world of selling worn clothing on eBay. It’s mostly verbatim text.The perfroamnce is at Media Factory, University of Central Lancashire, … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Family photography has no place on a professional blog/website

It’s the biggest mistake I see by student or amateur photographers (who want to be a proper photographer*). Images, no matter how experimental or no matter how unoriginal, of the … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

An interview with Garry Cook

An interview I did Critically-reclaimed photographer Garry Cook is about to step into the unknown with his most superlative project to date. His reward-winning show is a ground-breaking theatre-based cross-platform … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photographing Fags, Freaks and Fighting by Garry Cook

This is the press release for Photographing Fags, Freaks and Fighting: Press release Unique live-art performance photography show June 29, 2015 A photojournalist is bringing photography into the theatre in … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Flyers for Photographing Fags, Freaks and Fighting.

These are some of the versions of flyers I’ve designed for my photography performance event at Preston Tringe on Aug 2, 2015.

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Outsiders live-art photography performance in Liverpool and Preston

Outsiders is an ethnographic written word and photography study of unique, unusual and misunderstood people. It examines how we judge others through appearance and ultimately asks us to examine our … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Portrait session supporting Blackout Film Project

I’ve donated a free portrait session to the Blackout Film Project. They are rasing mioney to make a rather unique film in Preston, Lancashire, UK. You can follow them on … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment