Category archives: Urban portraits

  • 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[...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Phillip

  • 'Savvy and urban - with a Birmingham twist'- this is what I thought when I saw Phillip walking towards me past Birmingham Museum at Chamberlain Square.Just several days before this I read an article about the cinematic Peaky Blinders look in men's fashion in the Guardian and a feature in Menswea[...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Damion

  • Another set of images for my Birmingham Street Style Project and in collaboration with The Rakish Gent - Damion whom I photographed at Bullring. Damion looked very stylish, in an effortless urban way, in his three quarter double-breasted coat, slim black jeans and slate T-shirt.This is the case [...]
  • Birmingham Street Style Project - Braden

  • I was standing outside Bullring with my camera hunting for stylish men for my Birmingham Street Style Project and collaboration with The Rakish Gent. Suddenly in the sea of conservative blacks and greys a bright patch caught my eye and I followed it like a magpie. It was Braden in his red tartan sca[...]
  • Birmingham portrait photography - Monica (Part 4)

  • Part 4 (and final) of Monica's Birmingham portrait photography session (check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) took us to Edmund Street that connected Church Street Square with Chamberlain Square.Just a few meters away was a Grade 2 listed building built ca 1900 with four distinctive curved arches[...]
  • Birmingham portrait photography - Monica (Part 3)

  • Autumn is so different in Birmingham from the one I used to as a child - extended spells of sunny weather and a veritable sea of blazing red, crimson, purple, burgundy and yellow leaves that changed shades daily and delighted the eye. Here some leaves are still green, some yellow, some muddy red. On[...]
  • Birmingham portrait photography - Monica (Part 1)

  • Editing some photos from the Saturday's portrait shoot with Monica. Started from the end (just because...)Most of her session was quite urban, but I always wanted to take a portrait of an Indian girl, head covered with traditional scarf. After all, we are in Birmingham! I saw so many beautiful g[...]