A Late Night Stroll In Salcombe:
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On a warm summer evening in Salcombe, the sky was painted with the soft hues of twilight as the sun dipped below the horizon. The bustling coastal town, known for its picturesque scenery and charming streets, began to quiet down as the day-trippers retreated to their homes and holiday cottages ..read more
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British Life Photography Awards Winner
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5M ago
British Life Photography Award Winner - Wow! I am very very pleased to announce  that I have won The British Life Photography Awards. https://www.blpawards.org/winners2017 A major photographic competition celebrating british life. The BLPA was founded in 2014 and recognises and showcases the work of established ..read more
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Sometimes It Snows - In Salcombe
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5M ago
Sometimes It Snows - In Salcombe.   North Sands, Salcombe   Wow! We finally had snow in Salcombe thank’s to The Beast From The East and Storm Emma. Apparently Salcombe hasn’t seen a covering of snow like that since 78/79. I actually remember that year very well ..read more
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Monochrome Awards
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5M ago
MONOCHROME AWARDS International Black & White Photography Contest When your lucks in, it’s in.    I'm riding on the crest of a wave at the moment. Not only did I just go to the Royal Albert Hall to pick up my British Life Photography Award, and ..read more
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Grockles - Covid-19 Impact
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5M ago
There are no Grockles this year. No tourists to spend money in the shops. No cricket on the beach, or ice cream in Salcombe.  The streets are empty.  When I went for my first foray outside in almost three weeks, I couldn’t resist taking a look ..read more
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The British Photography Awards
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5M ago
The British Photography Awards   Amazing news. I have not one, but two pictures shortlisted for The British Photography Awards. There are some absolutely amazing images on there; the judges are from the Guardian, the Sunday Times, and more. Finalists will be invited to the Savoy hotel in London where ..read more
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Head On Photo Awards 2020
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5M ago
Head On Photography Awards -    WOW! I am so excited to announce that I am the International Runner Up of the Head On Photo Awards. Thank you to everyone involved in such a fantastic competition.   It’s was online this year because of Covid-19 (so no ..read more
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Photograph To Remember - My Dad
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5M ago
Photograph To Remember :    My Dad -   I thought long and hard about putting this one up but here it goes: In 1987, I lost my dad. His name was Roy Anthony Carruthers. It affected me in such a way I can honestly say I walked around in a ..read more
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Better Call Saul
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5M ago
Better Call Saul -   Better Call Saul is one of my favourite images from last year. So far it has also gone on to become one of my most successful images, finishing second in the Fine Art Photography awards and making Editors Pick on LensCulture in the critics choice ..read more
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Weird! People keep giving me awards
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5M ago
Weird! People keep giving me awards -   Well, that was an interesting month.   It started with an Honourable Mention in the International Photography Awards for my street photography book proposal called Grockles, looking at tourism in the South West. Then I got shortlisted for the phenomenal ..read more
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