Posts Tagged ‘Artist’

Star Blossom, Part 4

Star Blossom, Part 4

Further images from my new project ‘Star Blossom’, of photo illustrations to accompany the poetry and prose of my uncle Fergus Chadwick.  Please see original post for full story on this one: http://www.vivecakohphotography.co.uk/2012/02/09/star-blossom/ In “Paradise Lost” Milton has starbright angels like soldiers or security guards patrolling Paradise to make sure no one untoward gets in. The […]


Star Blossom, Part 3

Star Blossom, Part 3

Further images from my new project ‘Star Blossom’, of photo illustrations to accompany the poetry and prose of my uncle Fergus Chadwick.  Please see original post for full story on this one: http://www.vivecakohphotography.co.uk/2012/02/09/star-blossom/ Walks in the Dark Poems remembered from walks in the dark are sometimes spoken aloud before they are written down. And sometimes, if […]


Star Blossom, Part 2

Star Blossom, Part 2

Further images from my new project ‘Star Blossom’, of photo illustrations to accompany the poetry and prose of my uncle Fergus Chadwick.  Please see original post for full story on this one: http://www.vivecakohphotography.co.uk/2012/02/09/star-blossom/    Other lives here on earth are alien, or as good as, unless a silent message is taken from another body. Venus, boiled […]


Star Blossom Part 1

Star Blossom Part 1

When my Uncle Fergus asked me if I would produce a series of photo illustrations for his new book of poetry and prose, I was extremely pleased and excited to be asked, whilst at the same time equally apprehensive that I would be unable to rise to the challenge and create anything remotely suitable to do […]


Royal Photographic Society Visual Art Group Exhibition 2012

Royal Photographic Society Visual Art Group Exhibition 2012

I have had an image accepted for the Royal Photographic Society Visual Art Group Exhibition 2012 – ‘Dreamscape’, which I had also submitted for the RPS International Projected Image Exhibition 2011 where it just failed by one point to make the grade.  Now it will instead be seen in print at the exhibition when it opens in January […]


Article in RPS Visual Art Group Magazine

Article in RPS Visual Art Group Magazine

I was commissioned to write this article for the journal of one of the sub-groups of The Royal Photographic Society, the Visual Art Group, founded in 1921 “to foster the interest and advancement in all matters relating to Pictorial Photography”.  These pages are reproduced with kind permission of the Editor of the journal, Dr David F. […]


Article in RPS Digital Imaging Group Magazine

Article in RPS Digital Imaging Group Magazine

I was commissioned to write this article for the journal of one of the sub-groups of The Royal Photographic Society, the Digital Imaging Group, which is for members who use computer manipulation on their photographs using various available software and techniques. These pages are reproduced with kind permission of the Editor of the journal, Dr […]


The Cubbyholes of my Mind

The Cubbyholes of my Mind

  Trying something a little different here, in that I have taken a photo from the recent explore at the abandoned toolmakers in Sheffield and combined it with an older photograph of myself from the bandaged head series (used to create The Trick is to Keep Breathing).  I was aiming for something vaguely disturbing and […]


Balloons Ancient and Modern

Balloons Ancient and Modern

Had lunch with my Mum today, and she showed me her recently compiled album of vintage postcards, all of which were from the Isle of Man.  Imagine my surprise and delight when I came across the one below, of two Victorian ladies posing in a resigned but not altogether grumpy fashion in a fabulous propellered […]


More Phelgm in Sheffield

More Phelgm in Sheffield

Some more work from Phlegm from the first weekend, shot in the burnt out sports hall which featured three of his massive pieces.  This one was floor to ceiling, making full use of the space available, and obviously far taller than me.  In this regard, I was pleased that I had hefted along my 70-200 […]


Phlegm in Sheffield

Phlegm in Sheffield

More work from the wonderfully imaginative Phlegm, all shot in the same abandoned building in Sheffield, a rotting hulk with lethal floors and bare-boned ceilings, looking as if they would shed metal and tiles on our heads at any moment.  I have used various filters and textures here to enhance the work and to contribute […]


Strange Creatures

Strange Creatures

This building was potentially tricky to get into, as it had been very thoroughly boarded up and there was no possibility of getting in through a window or door.  However, thanks to Mark’s excellent folding ladder we were able to gain access through the open roof space, in order to photograph these pieces by Faunagraphic […]


Rocket01

Rocket01

  These are photos of work by Rocket01, whose talent speaks for itself and needs no further input from me …… Also a little input from Faunagraphic in the top photograph as well. Shot in abandoned buildings in Sheffield, South Yorkshire at the weekend.


I See You

I See You

I hate it when this happens – I cannot decide between these two slightly differently processed photographs which one I prefer or which one is better – the darker and more moody version with the emphasis on the painting, or the brighter one that shows up more of those tasty textures?  I would welcome any thoughts […]


Riding to Nowhere

Riding to Nowhere

This was taken in the final location of our day trip to Sheffield, in a rather lethal building with rotten floors that felt squishy underfoot, but worth the danger as it was full of wonderful work from Phlegm, who had obviously had plenty of time to work undisturbed.  Mark and I have our joint photography […]


Procession

Procession

Mark and I went up to Sheffield in South Yorkshire at the weekend, to find and photograph street art in the area, following information on locations from our friend Romanywg (author of this fabulous book on the subject).   We braced ourselves to get up very early on Sunday morning to make the three and a […]


More East London Street Art

More East London Street Art

Another selection from my recent visit to Shoreditch in East London, of some of the excellent street art that is so prolific in this area. This one is by Farkfk, and through my post-processing using Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 I have selectively coloured the image in an attempt to make it my own, i.e. […]


I Like It When A Girl Can Walk Right By

I Like It When A Girl Can Walk Right By

Something a little different for me, in that it is (a) black and white and (b) not textured! Mark and I had a photographic wander around Shoreditch in London’s East End on Sunday, specifically looking for street art by some of our favourite artists. Mark had previously seen and photographed this piece by Trans and […]

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