The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps

The photography site for sore eyes. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Gaia_be the Bee

GAIA_be the bee, a dance-theatre performance by Georgia Petrali’s Fysalida Dance – I photographed Gaia in Heraklion, Crete (Match 7, 2017). For this performance, Gaia were: Dimitra Daskalaki, Marina … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

REVIEW: A Girl and a Gun by Louise Orwin

Performance review: A Girl and a Gun by Louise Orwin ‘All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun’ Jean-Luc Godard, film director. ‘A camera is … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Harris Open exhibition, Harris Museum, Preston

Photos from the installation week (that means when they were still setting it up). Big thanks to these people for letting me photograph them: Lawrence, Siddique and Andy the workman!

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Preston Market’s new tables: Noooooooooooooooo!

[Very long blog. Only for passionate Preston people] The tables. (This weird blog post is about the tables  used on Preston Market and how I am against them being replaced … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 2 Comments

Divergency performance festival at Z-Arts, Manchester

Divergency (Oct 6, 2016) Like Emergency, this event was organised put on by the same Word of Warning people, with the additional help of STUN. It took place just days … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Place Like Home by Kerry Wilkinson

Crime doesn’t stop for Christmas. Nor does reading. I got very wet taking this photograph of Manchester’s Christmas markets. It was a commission for the Pan Macmillan-published book No Place … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Emergency live-art event at Z-Arts, Manchester

I took these images at Emergency, a day long live art performance event (Oct 1, 2016). The seventeenth version of this free day-long festival was held at Z-Arts in Hulme, … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment