Category Archives: Worth a look

Ryhope Seams.

The recent weeks have been a blur with so much looking going on, It is great to look at images never seen by most, with content very rarely seen by anyone but the shear volume of material sometimes becomes overwhelming, … Continue reading

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Never seen before

Last week I was asked by a friend and lecturer if I would be willing to let 40 students descend upon the Mining Institute to see what is  hidden amongst the piles of photographic materialin the strong room. They came, they … Continue reading

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‘Mongst Mines and Mines #2

I not to great with all this blogging stuff so please bare with me, The following scans are pages taken from the seminal photography book ‘Mongst mines & miners’ – Underground scenes by Flash-light J.c  Burrows dated publication 1893. The … Continue reading

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‘Mongst Mines and Miners. #1

Taking a little side step from the theme of my last post. The first half of the slideshow shows the layout of the book, while the second half shows enlarged images of the original plates. I recently found in the … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Yesterday courtesy of a tweet I was introduced to Trevor Paglen. image © Trevor Paglen http://kqed02.streamguys.us/anon.kqed/spark/trevorpagl.m4v The world via Trevor Paglen is an interesting one, he seeks to photograph the mechanics behind a modern war. His views are simple there … Continue reading

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The SIDE do it again.

STATESIDE brought to us by Amber-Side. With images from Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lang, Russell Lee and James Perry Walker and more.  If you’re in the ‘TOON’ aka Newcastle, England, you have got to see this.  Amber-Side have been my biggest … Continue reading

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No Memories….

I was there but can’t remember, why can’t I remember….. …’I’m SpiderMan’ I remember the outfit, I remember playing in it, sleeping in it and going to school in it, I was in it 24/7 but that is it, the Irony … Continue reading

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