The Search Goes On . . .


Controversy that surrounds graffiti has been around since ancient times and will almost certainly continue for as long as we inhabit this earth. Modern day graffiti ranges from simple words, often sexually explicit, to elaborate wall paintings. Many people view graffiti, particularly in public places as vandalism. In most cases this is quite possibly true, […]

We Can Make It

Clay Cross celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2013. In that year they also successfully re-started the Clay Cross National Exhibition (this time with digital projected images) after a break of five years. This years exhibition attracted 3.300 entries across four section categories: Colour, Monochrome, Natural History and Creative Images and was judged over the weekend […]

Mud Sweat and Glee

These past two months I’ve took to entering competitions offered by the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers). The Societies are a group of organisations incorporating the interests of all aspects of photography. Membership is open to full-time professional, semi-professional and the serious enthusiast. The good news being, you don’t have to be a […]


Now in its 27th year, the Tough Guy Challenge has been widely described as, “the toughest race in the world”, this gruelling marathon, come obstacle course, zig-zags across a 600 acre farm in rural Staffordshire, England. Tough Guy is the brain child of Billy Wilson, a former battalion barber in the Grenadier Guards, Billy Wilson (a.k.a […]


Well! After what seemed like an impossible search I have finally found a decent Nikon FM2. I must point out this is an original FM2 and not the newer FM2N, which everyone seems to list as an FM2. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve thrown my arms up in frustration when I thought […]