Category: Portrait

  • Competition

    Fujifilm are running a portrait competition. The prize is a ptofessional session and it closes on the 12th of june. enter here I may enter some of my low fi tat.

  • Halloween

    Halloween is an ancient festival currently celebrated by wearing Joker masks. Canon EOS 5, Ilford HP5+

  • The Hits

    The Hits

    I was looking at some of the search engine terms produce hits on this blog and I came across three standout categories that seem to bring traffic my way. Bikini This one makes a lot of sense. The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge Not sure why this one pops up so often.  It is an iconic piece…

  • Coffin Dodgers

    Facing the sun.

  • Long Hair

    Nothing wrong with men having long hair, but you have to know when to stop. Jesus had long hair, but he didn’t have a hair drier. Alternatively:

  • Falconer

    I’m not incredibly happy about the crop on this image, mainly because I clipped her head a little bit.  There was a lot of movement at the scene so I had to set the shot up quickly.  The image appears to give her a detached air but she was very involved with talking to people…

  • Millie


    When I took this picture, I had a split second to get the image before she moved.  But I was thinking that it would make a great portrait because although half the face is covered by the bars of the cot, it emphasizes the eyes and makes them even more prominent than usual. Kate Day…

  • Musicians

      Too much colour stuff but I only had colour stuff on me that day.  No Ilford, just Fujicolour. This lot are called The Stillwells.  They played an interesting acoustic guitar rock with a female vocalist who adds some smutty lyrics. Worth a listen although the band is no more.  They are another worthy entry…

  • Chinese Dancer

    Unusually for me, a colour picture. A dancer taken at last year’s Chinese New Year celebrations.  The cloth is a stark contrast to the rest of the costume which is quite ornate and the striking make up. This year it’s the Year of the Tiger starting on 14th February and festivities can go on for up…

  • Medieval People

    This medieval reenactment enthusiast is walking around the grounds of a castle playing a period instrument.  I’m not sure what it is but it might be simply called the Medieval Bagpipes – I should have been paying more attention. This medieval babe is playing a lute.  This gentleman is also dressed in period costumer.  He appears…