A response to my lectures.

I am always grateful for feedback, especially where it improves my delivery. What interests me here is the fact that this was a series of two lectures taken from the ones I used  to deliver to my degree level students. …

Privately run course.

I was invited to give a couple of lectures on approaches to creativity and basic design. Apparently there is a hunger for a course which avoids the approaches of camera clubs.

It was clear from the start that they were …

Outstanding studio facility in Manchester.

I would like to thank Justin Windle owner of the BIG SHED in Manchester for inviting me to look around. I have to admit what I found was completely  unexpected. It is one of, if not the most sophisticated and …

Taking the risk argument to my old college.

Had a great time discussing my ideas on innovation and risk in this challenging world with a range of students.

I was gratified to find a very open and interested response from the them. This was confirmed when we discussed …

Lets hear it for risk.

I have just been contacted by Tom Miles, who runs the excellent industry blog www.photosmudger.com, about his latest draft on what makes a good lecturer.

His blog, by the way, offers a very large range of practical advice  from …

Start of a new gallery

I have been a little lax of late focussing on lecturing and research. What I find interesting is going back to having the issues that any creative has of seeking inspiration.

Finding the right triggers and developing techniques to aid …

Crowd funding discussion with Rob Evans.

I was very impressed with the achievements of Rob who was not only able to establish a very successful photographic studio in Manchester just three years after leaving as photographer to Granada TV Studios. He was also able to develop …

Exhibitions, Lucky Jotter, RPS and AOP

Had a week visiting a number of exhibitions with great opportunities to see old friends, ex students and leaders of our industry.

 

First a look at Joseph Pegler’s 8th Lucky Jotter event. Joseph who I’m working with at the …