The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps

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

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

Cotton and Steel: The Industrial Paintings of Kevin Haynes and Dave Watson exhibition opening

I photographed the opening of Cotton and Steel: The Industrial Paintings of Kevin Haynes and Dave Watson at Salford Museum and Art Gallery on July 9, 2016. Here are the … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

OPENING: David Watson’s Steel, Flesh and Bone exhibition at Woodhorn Museum, Ashington

  C0-curator Mark Parham

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Garry Cook // Cv

Garry Cook // CV // @gazcook 2016 (October): Produced a six-minute video for Preston City Council about the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, to be used as part of its … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top 8 film documentaries you must watch. Or: Top 8 best documentary films. Or: Top 10 best documentary movies (but there’s not 10 of them)

I’m taking the visual language to the extreme here – to write about documentaries. As in films, not photography. I’m presenting here a short of list of some documentaries I … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment