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Cromford Mills – Arkwright Hologram

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Admin under Derbyshire, The Life of a Derbyshire Photographer

These are exciting times as the Arkwright Society’s photographer. I have just been to the soon-to-open Gateway Visitor Centre at Cromford Mills to take some more photos and saw, for the first time, the Richard Arkwright hologram. It’s been very well conceived and executed, with Arkwright taking us through the story of how he transformed Cromford and, […]

Derwent Valley Essence

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Admin under Derbyshire, The Life of a Derbyshire Photographer

In building up to the imminent launch of my Crowdfunding appeal for my book project The Valley That Changed The World, I needed to provide a key photo to go on my crowdfunder.co.uk page.  I was advised to ‘choose a photo that captures the essence of your project.’  Tough challenge considering  the rich variety of the Derwent Valley Mills […]

‘The Ultimate Art Gallery Above’

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Admin under The Life of a Derbyshire Photographer, Uncategorized

As I build up to my Crowdfunding appeal for my book of the Derwent Valley Mills, here’s one of my favourite images – showing Long Row Belper – which will definitely go in the book. I like the fact that it’s so timeless, having cropped at the bottom to hide the parked cars, and if […]

Derby Silk Mill wins the Lottery

Posted on May 21, 2015 by Admin under Derbyshire, The Life of a Derbyshire Photographer

I have a major photo book coming out in the summer of 2016, depicting the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, which yesterday received a fantastic boost: Heritage Lottery funding of £9.38m for the Derby Silk Mill ‘Museum of Making’ project. Even more amazing, the full project costs are predicted to be £16.4m, £4m of […]

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