I wish I could have more …

I wish I could have more time to take the kind of photos I like. Sometimes I see faces or shapes in things that I think I would like to shoot, but more often than not I don’t have the time to wait and compose. Tomorrow I am going to spend my day looking at bric a brack shops in and around Glasgow. I will hopefully get some shots then.

nothing to photograph

Glasgow city centre in pissing rain

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TELL THEM NO HOUSES HERE!!!

AREN’T THOSE HOUSES TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT OF THE POST?

Glasgow city centre

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Ok Mrs, look away if you like

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No dog fouling in Lenzie

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dog interested in me for some reason

Swastika on Glasgow bus stop in Lenzie

5 strikes then out

Preacher does gods good work Madonna style

These people scare me.  At one point he looked at me when I was attempting a photo and his look wasn’t that of a friendly person in anyway.  At one point I though he was going to clasp me over the head with that massive bible.  Thank GOD he didn’t 🙂

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Just round the corner people of an entirely different faith sit gazing down the street towards, but not at. the Christian preacher.

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Care home Garnethill

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Market trader The Barras

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younger brother reflected

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Nephew

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Last remnants of The Barras slowly fading away

Nikolett Barra

One of my partner Niki’s pantings from nearly 5 years back.  ITs hard not to the see the Eastern Europeaness of it. 

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West End Closes and Tenements

Had a walk around the West End with freelance journalist Andrew Davies Cole checking out some vintage shops en route

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Glasgow Art School

Not quite a west end close but a beautiful Glasgow stairwell.

A scene from the 1972 Jamaican crime film The Harder They Come recreated in the more calm surround of Hyndland in Glasgow

Foxes in the day light not scared of people. surely this can’t be a good thing to be so confident?

Last days of Red Road

I recently took some photos of the Red Road flats.   I took two cameras with me and shot them from many different angles.  When we approached the first three building flat, we came across kids playing just in front of it upon spare ground.  We learned that two of them were brothers and had came to Glasgow from Baghdad just after the American bombing of the city.  We then learned that the third boy had came only recently from Libya with his family.  Upon me asking what they all thought of Glasgow and their new homes,  one of them replied to me saying he thought it was a beautiful place.  I couldn’t help but feel sad.  There he was on a piece of spare ground in the middle of these decaying monstrous structures and he was commenting on the beauty of the place.   These are just a handful of the photos I took that day.