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Brum Street Style Project – Lisa

Brum Street Style Project – Lisa

I photographed Lisa yesterday – this was our first ‘catch’ for the Brum Street Style Project. I loved her bright red hair and hat, and her little dress from Covent Garden. John noticed her cool shoes from Irregular Choice in London. Some more photos of Lisa     I have…

New Moo business cards have arrived!

New Moo business cards have arrived!

I am in love – with my new business cards for my Birmingham Street Style project that have arrived from MOO today. They are printed on matte laminate paper sourced from sustainable forests. The fronts featuring my new logo are all the same – but there is a selection of…

Pinterest boards for Birmingham Street Style project

Pinterest boards for Birmingham Street Style project

I have added some Pinterest boards, ‘Urban Style Men’, ‘Urban Style Women’, ‘Urban Style Kids’ and ‘Urban Style Couples’, providing visual reference and some posing tips for urban portraits and Birmingham Street Style project. This is just to let you know what kind of images inspire me – clean lines,…

Announcing Birmingham Street Style Project

Announcing Birmingham Street Style Project

Announcing Birmingham Street Style Project – to capture awesome photographs of people with great personal style and taste encountered on the streets of Birmingham. While there are some great street blogs around, many of them suffer from the same straight head on approach, quite repetitive and not particularly flattering to…

Birmingham International Food Fair 2013

Birmingham International Food Fair 2013

Birmingham International Food Fair  2013 is still in full swing until Sunday 25 August. 120 stalls showcasing delicious food from around the world plus local food and drink can be enjoyed if you wander around Chamberlain and Victoria Square, as well as Upper New Street. You can taste an ostrich…

Birmingham Ratha Yatra Festival 2013

Birmingham Ratha Yatra Festival 2013

On Sunday, 11 August, John and I attended the 13th anniversary of a joyful and colourful Birmingham Ratha Yatra Festival, also known as Festival of the Chariots. It was organised by ISKCON Birmingham and featured a giant wooden Jagannath Chariot pulled by hand by the Hindu devotees from Chamberlain Square…