Category archives: Urban portraits

  • Brindley Place urban photo session - Taj (Part 3)

  • In the final installment of our urban portrait session for Taj we left Brindley Square (Part 1 and Part 2 were more about strong clean lines) and hit the streets looking for colours, textures and some environmental flair. Taj's coat helps him to stand out against the sea of colours that make a moder[...]
  • Urban portraits - Cycle Chic - Taj (Part 1)

  • This story started when Taj, the man behind The Rakish Gent, a Birmingham-based menswear and lifestyle blog, emailed me some inspiration images to suggest the direction in which he would like to take our urban portraits session. All of them had a distinct street style feel and clean editing, and uti[...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Shaun

  • Some men are incredibly cold-resistant! I wouldn't dream of wearing just a piece of knitwear to keep me warm this season, but Shaun whom we stopped outside the ICC for our Birmingham Street Style Project looked quite comfortable in his grey knitted cardigan that he got in Little Italy at Northfields[...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Aran

  • It was so cold when we were waiting outside the International Conference Centre to find new faces for our Birmingham Street Style Project and in collaboration with The Rakish Gent!Keeping warm, wrapped up and insulated was understandably the theme of the day. Also, perhaps subconsciously, I was [...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Willard

  • Keeping insulated, wrapped up and warm in this cold was on our minds as John and I went out on yet another hunt for our Birmingham Street Style Project and in collaboration with The Rakish Gent. And it would make a topical theme for many of our readers.John noticed Willard Wigan, MBE, as he was [...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Emily

  • When in 2011 Adidas launched a ubiquitous pink teddy bear sneaker model by Jeremy Scott the fashionistas' opinions were divided between 'It's utterly ridiculous!' and 'It's a collectors' item!' Since then pink teddy sneakers kept selling, moreover the bird and the panda versions were introduced, and[...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Aarti

  • I photographed Aarti outside Piccolino restaurant at Oozells Square. The crown of the last remaining autumnal leaves on the trees almost glowed, bright yellow, against the black exterior of the restaurant - a perfect frame for my Birmingham Street Style Project monochrome lace find.I liked Aarti[...]