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The Photography Show 2017

  • November 1, 2016

The Photography Show 2017 Next years "Photography Show" 2017 at the NEC Birmingham is now in full flow of being organised. The dates 18-22nd March 2017 are now set in stone and being publicised in many new places, as well as the regular ones. To date there are in excess of 260 exhibitors already booked, why not visit the site for yourself. Their website is Perhaps see you there. Keep...

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New Image Agency Contract Agreed

  • March 2, 2016

Hi everyone. John is so please to be able to tell you that he just agreed terms on a contract with a new image stock agency called "fotoLIBRA". Now all the hard work starts preparing a number of collections to be uploaded and a mail-shot produced and dispatched to all the agencies clients. The collections will consist of images taken from right across my catalogue. and by this l mean there will...

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Winter Deer Feed Photo-Shoot

  • February 27, 2016

During mid February l arranged two photographic workshops exclusively for "The St Helens Camera Club". The day began early as everyone had to on location by no later than 8.30am, all ready and raring to make a start. The rangers and l conveyed a few pieces of advice and then that was it, we made a start. During the winter periods, it becomes extremely difficult for deer to feed the grasses, this is due to the adverse...

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Cataloguing Phase Two.

  • February 18, 2016

You may recall that a few weeks ago, in fact on the February 4th, l told you all about the mammoth 2016 task l had engaged upon. This being to resort out my image catalogues, this task includes being extremely ruthless where quality control (sharpness), exposure and composition is concerned. For this task l am exclusively using "Lightroom". My  catalogues consist of a fully detailed, but not exhaustive...

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St Helens Camera Club “World of Glass Exhibition 3rd Period”

  • February 17, 2016

The 3rd phase of the "St Helens Camera Clubs" exhibition at the "St Helens World of Glass" was installed this morning (17/02/16) and looks absolutely fantastic. The remainder of the submitted images, the 4th period, will be installed on the 9th March and will end on the 30th March. Below are the final images which have been submitted to me for the membership. l do hope you enjoy. In The Drink...

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St Helens Camera Club Exhibition – 2nd Period

  • January 31, 2016

On Wednesday the 27th January a small group of club members including myself and the curators team from the museum completely changed all the pictures for a new set. The new set will now be on display for another 3 weeks, (until Wednesday 17th February) when they will be changed once again for a further new set. Below are a few samples of what you may see. They are well worth a visit. Keep...

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Courses, Workshops, 1-2-1s, etc

  • January 16, 2016

Courses, Workshops, 1-2-1s, etc Similarly to the "Photographic Drop In Days" l have been running at Taylor Park in St Helens which l have had to stop, I am also stopping running forward dated courses, workshops, 1-2-1s and 1-2-2s. This again is down to personal pressures and unforeseen circumstances. You will see l have left displayed, samples of the type of courses, workshops, 1-2-1s and 1-2-2s...

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St Helens Camera Club Exhibition

  • January 16, 2016

"The St Helens Helens Camera Club Exhibition" "The St Helens Camera Club" have got an excellent exhibition of their members works now on display in “The St Helens World of Glass Museum”. The pictures represent all the members work and to accommodate this they are being changed every three weeks. There are also some leaflets available giving you information on the club and were it is held. I am also...

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Photographic Days

  • January 11, 2016

OUR "PHOTOGRAPHIC DROP IN DAYs" It is unfortunate that after nearly four years and due to circumstances beyond Johns control, all future "Photographic Drop In Days" have had to be cancelled. John is extremely sorry about this, because throughout the time these days have been running he has met some great people and had some really interesting and challenging discussions. Thank you to everyone...

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The Photography Show 2015

  • December 15, 2014

"The Photography Show 2015" will once again be held at the "NEC Birmingham" between the 21st and 24th March inclusive. What's on l hear you say? Who's exhibiting and what seminars there are, just to mention a couple of points. For full details on all points have a look at their website: It's well a visit, it's a good day out. You will enjoy. Keep on clickin John...

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