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Architecture Black-and-White

Coal Drops Yard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coal Drops Yard in London was originally constructed to receive coal from the North of England. Later it was used for nightclubs up until the 1990s when it fell into disuse. Today it has been reimagined by Heatherwick Studios as shops and cafes. There’s a nice little coffee shop tucked away in there not far […]

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Architecture Black-and-White

Dusk

Reading Time: 2 minutes I think dusk is my favourite time of day. There’s the contrast of natural and unnatural light. It’s so fleeting too. You have maybe 10 minutes to get a good photo whereas Golden Hour is well, an hour. I just love to shoot black and white at this time of day. 

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The River of Light

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s great to see Liverpool do big fireworks displays on Bonfire Night again. Sure we’ve had stunning ones for cruise ship visits but I think it’s been a while since there was a bonfire night one. I’m usually commissioned to photograph these events so it was nice to have the night off and enjoy it […]

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Amsterdam Black-and-White Street

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Amsterdam Black-and-White

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Architecture Black-and-White

The Barbican in London

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been to the Barbican once or twice over the years. It’s a hugely fascinating place. It feels like you step out of London and into something else completely different. A brutalist self contained city. It’s a strangely beautiful arrangement of concrete, trees and random humans. I imagine you could spend days there taking photos.