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Category Archives: preston

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

Here are some images of Preston. They are taken from my photography performance Central Lancashire Homesick Blues. This was performed twice as part of Cultural Collectives at the New Continental … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Derelict Sites: Performances in Unusual Spaces (Preston, April 2015)

Here are some photos I took at Derelict Live in Preston (april 2015). Artists’ work featured (in order) are: Greg Wohead (Clarissa Corfe taking part) Lowri Evans Search Party Drunken … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Make Preston Iconic

If you want to do make Preston iconic there is only one place to start: Preston Bus Station. This Brutalist masterpiece is the only genuinely unique architectural monument in the … Continue reading

March 12, 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

Photography workshop in Preston, Lancashire

I’m about to launch a workshop called Get Publicity Now!. It’s about getting publicity for your event or business. It will be held in Preston on the morning of March … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Found photography (in a Preston car park)

Other people’s photographs can be very dull. If you’ve ever had to endure someone showing you an album of holiday snaps, you know what I mean. But photography can also … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Penwortham Town Gala (2013)

Parade! It’s parade season in Britain where communities come out in force to watch floats full of kids, brass bands and outrageous self-promotion by local businesses. I ignored the children … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment