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The Open Eye Gallery: Painted Photographs

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

I went to see the Painted Photographs exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool today of photographs that have been retouched for use on TV and in the Press. Due to my own stupidity and incompetence I never made it to the Open Eye Gallery before its new venue so I can’t compare it […]

Paul Trevor – Like you’ve Never Been Away

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

In a smaller gallery next to the Art in Revolution: Liverpool 1911 is an exhibition of black and white photographs by Paul Trevor of inner city Liverpool taken in 1975.  The exhibition features a sequence of stunning images that reflect both the poverty and material decay that afflicted inner city life in the 1970s.  Most […]

Dark Reflections

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

I think this is the first time DarkDwarf and I have independantly taken photographs of the same thing for our blogs. Here is a shot of the Port of Liverpool Building reflected in Mann Island Development I took a couple of weeks ago but fell through the cracks of being busy doing other things.  Scarily […]


Friday, March 18th, 2011

When I took this picture of buildings all jostling for space with each other on a Liverpool street I was going to just post it as a throw away picture post. However this was one of the views, with its variety of buildings from different eras, that inspired my render Accretion City. So I thought […]

HMS Liverpool

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Dark Dwarf posted quite a few pictures of HMS Liverpool on her last visit to the city on his blog: The Leaving of HMS Liverpool HMS Liverpool I just thought I’d post one of the ones I took last Sunday morning too.

North John Street Ventilation Station Horse Head

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

On the opposite side of North John Street from the Royal Insurance Building is one of the ventilation shafts for the Mersey Road Tunnel. It’s not as grand an affair as the Georges Dock Ventilation Tower and Central Station with its statues and other decoration but it does merit Grade II listing. It’s quite a […]

Lennon European Peace Monument

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

I don’t usually photograph the Beatles attractions around the city but the Lennon European Peace Monument was catching the sun as I was looking for a vantage point in Chavasse Park to photograph the Royal Insurance Building’s golden dome from last week.

Royal Insurance Building Dome Liverpool

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The golden dome on the Royal Insurance Building in Dale Street stands out on Liverpool’s skyline. 34m (110ft) above Street level is the highest point on the Grade II* listed building started in 1897 and finished in 1903. Sadly J Francis Doyle’s Edwardian Baroque building has been derelict for most of my time in Liverpool.

The Bluecoat Liverpool

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Today was the first day this year I’ve taken my camera for a wander round Liverpool at lunch time.  I’d originally taken it in because there was some really atmospheric mist when I got up in the morning and I was hoping it would still be around later.  By lunch it had all burnt off.  […]

Lewis Building Liverpool, Liverpool Resurgent

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

With the cold weather here’s another photograph from earlier in the year… a different view of Liverpool Resurgent over the entrance to the former Lewis’s Department Store.

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