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Just add weather

Here’s a before and after: the sky over the Imperial War Museum North’s new decking (which they’re promoting for use at events and the like) as it was on the day of shooting, and then after a post production tinker. Could almost pass for a balmy summer evening. British weather, finally subjugated.

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Go with the Lowe

Jason Lowe, rising star and player for Blackburn Rovers. Not being much of a follower of football I don’t know much about him – other than that he looks like 20 year old, but talks like a seasoned pro, and he doesn’t much enjoy having his picture taken. I suppose that second part is my […]

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Guess his age

Well, he’s 81. The incredibly vital Les Scaife, who was diagnosed with cancer – but then asked various questions on his age. It relates to an ongoing story about how cancer treatment is linked to age, rather than fitness. Les doesn’t look a day over 60.

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I work at Salford Royal…

Portraits from a recent job at Salford Royal, a truly enormous hospital with many different departments. When a member of staff isn’t present for their department’s bit in the schedule, you can’t really grumble. They really probably had more important things to do…

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Table footballers

Though it’s said ‘all they do is kick a ball around a field and get ten grand a day for it’, I must admit after the amount of charity appearances they make they’ve probably got no time off whatsoever. Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney here, playing a game of table tennis with a group of […]

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One Foot in the Rave

An introduction… these are pictures from the aptly named ‘Hardcore Till I Die’ or HTID event that took place in Newquay this weekend. I knew about rave back in the mid-90s and it seems little has changed – the style of MCing is the same, people bring anything fluorescent, and the 180 beats per minute […]

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Geordie Tour

Comedian (enne?) Sarah Millican for the Independent at the Velvet Hotel in Manchester. She’s currently travelling the UK with her show (hence the punny title) and these pictures were featured in Saturday’s art section.

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Sir…

Here’s the small class I’ve had at Stockport Academy. The class is called ‘Enrichment’, and the aim is to introduce the pupils to new ideas outside of what the school can provide. I’ve been there the last three weeks, for just an hour a week, explaining the basics of putting together a news picture. They’ve […]

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The moment when Samantha Barks…

If you follow the film or theatre scene you’ll know by now that a) there’s a film adaptation of Les Miserables being made, and b) an actress currently appearing in the stage production of Oliver is being cast as Eponine in it. Samantha Barks came third in the BBC’s ‘I’d Do Anything’ in 2008 and […]

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