Category: Reportage

Category: Reportage

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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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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Cinderella

Production of the pantomime Cinderella at the Manchester Opera House. Panto surely has to be among the oldest forms of entertainment – bawdy jokes, camp men in drag and cries of ‘it’s behind you’ must’ve been running in a more or less identical form for centuries, and it’s testament only to the commitment and energy […]

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The Metalworks

Mather Foundry in Ardwick. These pictures are part of a portfolio gathered over around half a dozen visits, each time coming back slightly singed and smelling of metal dust. It’s good to know that not everyone out there works in an office. When I wasn’t recording the drama of molten metal or clouds of sparks, […]

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Morocco

< Pictures taken during a trip to Morocco. Marrakech was difficult to take decent pictures in since, frankly, no one leaves you alone. You almost think that if it weren’t for the tourists there’d be no Marrakech at all. However the port town of Essaouira, a short ride away by bus, has plenty of interesting […]

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James & Julie’s wedding

Married earlier this month at Christ Church in West Yorkshire, and then to the Turnpike Inn a short drive away, where a sunset and an uncluttered rural landscape was asking for some sort of exploitation. Funnily enough James was one of a duo that designed my first website, and Sean, the best man, was the […]

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Amsterdam

A picture of a hooker in a shop window would have really finished this set off, but when I tried to, she pulled a curtain over herself then made an obscene gesture at me from behind it. They must be sick of people like me.

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