Category Archives: General

The Psychic Lens

The Psychic Lens: Surrealism and the camera
Atlas Gallery – 24 November 2016 – 28th January 2017

Twelve photographs by Man Ray and two by Bill Brandt; well to me that’s an exhibition worth investigating.

Leica Factory and Store Wetzlar

LEITZ PARK – 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit the new Leica Camera AG headquarters complex at the Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany earlier this year. The architecture is fascinating as it is based on the Leica lenses design.

Photographing Adders (Vipera berus)

Adders will only use their venom as a last means of defence

The adder is not an aggressive snake, but is the only venomous snake native to Britain.

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Manchester Art Gallery from 24 June to 30 October 2016.

Whilst on a visit to Manchester I saw the Vogue 100 exhibition, which I had missed when it was held at the National Portrait Gallery earlier this year.

Buzz Aldrin – The Photographer

Buzz Aldrin – No Dream is Too High

Recently, at the Forum in Bath, I had the pleasure of listening to Buzz Aldrin talk about his life.

Strange and Familiar

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Curated by Martin Parr

Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, UK: 16 March – 19 June 2016

Utopia-Dystopia

Is the world utopia and are we dystopia?

This series of images is one of many studies I have done looking at the world from a utopia-dystopia viewpoint.

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

The Vanity of Small Differences  – Grayson Perry
Exhibition at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – 9 January – 10 April 2016

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is a visionary, a philosopher and a spokesperson for human rights issues. His art creates awareness and poses questions which communicate clearly across many cultures.

Saul Leiter Exhibition

Saul Leiter Exhibition At The Photographers Gallery – 22 Jan – 3 Apr 2016

Thanks to The Photographers Gallery, I had the chance to see Saul Leiters (1923-2013) work, up close and personal.

Julia Margaret Cameron – Exhibition

Julia Margaret Cameron – V&A Exhibition

I first saw Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 – 1879) work at the Dimbola Lodge museum, which use to be her home on the Isle of Wight.

The Photographers 2015 Exhibition

The Photographers 2015 – Beetles + Huxley Gallery and Osborne Samuel Gallery

The Photographers 2015 exhibition is an annual event held by two leading London art galleries, Beetles+Huxley and Osborne Samuel.