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.

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Harris Museum by Garry Cook

November 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lockdown photography project: PRESTON – PEOPLE WANTED (PROJECT COMPLETED)

PRESTON – PEOPLE WANTED: I’m going to do a series of portrait-style photographs of people in Preston (outdoors in city centre or outside their homes). I’ll also take a short … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

People and the outdoors

People engaging with the countryside. Various locations, including Loch Ness, Lancashire, Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Nidderdale AONB.

February 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Derelict Mayhem (May 24 & 25, 2019)

Derelict Mayhem was a platform of new live performance, which features both emerging and established artists showcasing new performance material in this welcoming and open environment. It was held at … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Fire Within, Wigan – exhibition opening

The Fire Within, The Galleries, Wigan (Sat May 11, 2019). The upper floor of The Galleries shopping centre in Wigan town centre hosted Wigan Council’s launch of #TheFireWithin – a … Continue reading

July 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blackburn Open Walls street art

Tourism and Blackburn is a combination about as comfortable as a honeymoon in Mogadishu. But if you’re looking for a free day out, especially somewhere to take your kids in … Continue reading

April 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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