Tag Archive: Manchester

Completely Abstract

Completely abstract today. I think this is the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons building in Manchester University, which gives a number of photo opportunities.

Head in a Window

Seen at Manchester University. No idea whose head it is.  

Feeding the Pigeons

I managed a few shots of this guy feeding the pigeons in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens, just in front of the Manchester Eye, on a warm summer morning. Boy there were a lot of… Continue reading

Old and New

Manchester gives you many opportunities to photograph buildings that represent completely different levels of architectural and engineering thinking. These two buildings in the university are a case in point, over 100 years apart… Continue reading

Council Building

The Manchester Council building is, I believe, locally known as ‘Hogwarts’ because of it’s Gothic architecture. I wandered around Manchester to get a few early morning shots, before the morning rush hour. In… Continue reading

Husband Creche

Seen outside a pub in central Manchester. Very occasionally, somebody, somewhere, gets advertising right.


Architecturally, Manchester is  a city of huge contrasts, where you will find classic 18th and 19th century sandstone mock gothic edifices right next to modern steel and glass rectangular boxes. Photographically, it means… Continue reading