Tag: leeds

red tie ball

two people guessing the number of sweets in a jar

This is a charity event I shot recently for Elliot’s Footprint – a charity providing support for parents after losing a child. I have decided black tie (or even red tie) events are the most difficult thing to shoot as…

interstellar

I have been out and about in the clubs again recently with this set from Sunrise at the West Indian Centre. The full set is on Images from The Underground.

fighting spotlights

Singer

Something that comes up in discussion more and more amongst music photographers recently is the curse of the LED spot. These may have their benefits for cost, power and the environment, but they are bloody annoying for photographers. Unlike a…

disappointing eclipse pictures

Solar Eclipse from Leeds 20th March 2015

In the wake of Britain’s nearly total solar eclipse The Guardian published a set of disappointing pictures from their roof which was shrouded in thick white smog and cloud. While not a total washout, certainly the eclipse in Leeds was…

spooky shoot

Image of a (posed) dead body in a lab

I spent the evening on Hallowe’en in a certain old Mill building in Holbeck where Photocamp Leeds had set up a spooky Hallowe’en shoot. I used this to experiment with a few different techniques – wide angle shots, using a…

light night

zoom burst

An event I always try and get to is the annual Night Light in Leeds, where various art installations and projections take over the city.  I was all set to be really organised this year and plot a sensible path…

ela orleans at wharf chambers

Ela Orleans

I was invited down to this lovely intimate gig at Wharf Chambers to shoot a set of images capturing the night. I’ve put a full write up on my Images from The Underground site, but here’s a little taster.

summer fêtes

bunting

…I have been shooting at the Elliot’s Footprint summer fete in Meanwood; a fundraiser for the charity, which supports parents after the loss of a child.

Though I had a lovely time, I have to say this was one of the most difficult shoots in have done for a long time…

photocamp

people listening to a talk

…and some amazing parafunctional spaces which we used for model shoots, workshops and just making pictures of what we found.

I will post some more of the specific work I produced this weekend later…