Part of a series of strange sculptures and art installations on the hills around Burnley, this is one of my favourites. Unfortunately it was a cloudy day, but this wasn’t going to stop me taking some photographs. The metal pipes are primarily decorative, however the ones with a cap on the end and a slit in the side produce a “singing”, which is more like a moan as the wind whistles through them.
Blackpool’s North Pier is the most traditional and in my opinion the nicest of the three piers, so this is where my photo shoot focused on. I was actually there to get some portraits of a young family, but I also captured another couple of images at the same time. The girls had two enjoyable rides on this carousel or Merry-go-Round. I thought a close up detail of one of the horses heads might make for a photograph worth sharing.
Photographing buildings has always been a great interest of mine from a very early age, but I have recently become infatuated with the demolition of buildings. The above photograph was captured whilst walking down a main street in Liverpool. I can only guess what this building was and the stories it holds. Even the “public” sign seems to have an air of mystery about it. Surely it didn’t just say public, possibly public entrance? Who knows!
Not every image has to be a pretty picture or a beautifully lit landscape for me to deem it worthy of showing on my website. This photograph of a section of rusty old barbed wire fence is a classic example of this. I thought the shape of the wire to be quite unique and the red / orange colour from the rust seems to contrast well against the muted green background. I forget where this image was captured, maybe one day I will have the technology to locate my photographs on a map.