360° panoramas photography

by Phil on 27/09/2016 with 0 comment

This is something I’m still playing with, 360° panoramic pictures are becoming more popular for websites allowing user interaction and offering something a bit different from a still image or video. With a variety of applications such as stately homes and architectural VR to allowing estate agents an option to show rooms in more detail. …

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The Longest Hour photography

by Phil on 29/03/2016 with 0 comment

Easter Sunday was spent in Derby Velodrome. Why? Matt Anderson was going for the UCI 35-39 Masters Record. This is currently held by Belgian Filip Speybrouk with a distance of 48.743km (just under 195 laps) (for those who are about to Google Wiggo, Wiggins’ hour was 54.526km) There’s something about this that intrigued me plus …

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Record Breakers! film, video

by Phil on 20/01/2016 with 0 comment

I was fortunate enough to work on a project toward the end of last year with a group of engineers from Lincoln. Some I knew from years ago when I worked at ALSTOM (now Siemens) and Napiers when they were playing with large and fierce robots on the BBC program Robot Wars. They had now …

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Spinning Wallpaper! design, exhibition, photography, published

by Phil on 19/10/2015 with 0 comment

Finally complete and kitted out, North Kesteven 1 Life Gym has its fully refurbished Virtual Instructor Cycling Studio. The images were carefully chosen and designed to immerse any budding cyclist into the world of pro cycling inspiring them to enjoy and achieve within the virtual cycling classes. A challenge to design and put together, but …

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Cycle4Sepsis charity, published

by Phil on 11/09/2015 with 0 comment

A final BIG and HUGE thank you to all friends who supported me on cycle4sepsis We raised a fantastic amount and met some amazing people (and were ridiculously lucky with the weather) Highlight of the event was on my doorstep: Meeting the fabulous Alan Liddle, Sally Jackman and Adele Pavier of Lincoln’s amazing ICU…I literally …

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Two weeks to go! exhibition, photography, published, web

by Phil on 17/08/2015 with 0 comment

The final two weeks of The Lincoln at The Angel Coffee House   One of the best events Lincoln has seen for some time. Herbie Sykes, award winning cycling journalist and writer (latest book The Race Against The Stasi) tweeted Captures the spirit of the race beautifully The exhibition is also available to view on-line …

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Cycle 4 Sepsis charity

by Phil on 07/07/2015 with 0 comment

RAISING AWARENESS OF SEPSIS At the UK Sepsis Trust, we recognise the scale and significance of the impact of severe sepsis on sufferers and their families. Although many patients return to a normal life, those who survive the condition may experience longstanding physical effects, and some suffer from psychological difficulties resulting from their prolonged illness. …

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The Twins

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The Twins exhibition, photography

by Phil on 24/02/2015 with 0 comment

A day of silver halide, scanning, reminiscing and rediscovering the twins. Speaking today to a very good friend, Phil Cosker who dropped by needing a couple of scans doing from half plate negs for an up and coming exhibition, we were discussing our ‘old’ cameras… plate, 16×9, Hasselblads and so on. This got me thinking …

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New Film film, video

by Phil on 29/01/2015 with 0 comment

December 2014 saw me making a new film with local folk musicians Robinson, O’Dwyer, Kelly. I’ve worked with these guys before and they wanted a promo music film to launch their new CD “A Horn and A Shout” for which I also shot and designed the Album’s artwork. Here’s the promo film… see what you think …

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Alice comes to the LPAC photography, published

by Phil on 11/12/2014 with 0 comment

Christmas season and with it comes pantos and christmas shows. The University of Lincoln always put on a fantastic show and again, directed by Dominic Symonds. Production began way back in the summer which also included the first promo shoot for the poster. The Tech guys at the LPAC made a great little set to shoot …

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Another bizarre day! photography

by Phil on 03/09/2014 with 0 comment

“Can you sort some aerial photos for me?” “Of course, I’ll ring my pilot in the morning” next morning… “When you available for a sortie?” “Usual aerial pictures?… perfect weather, we can go now. See you in 20 mins?” “er, yes, on my way!” And that was it! As usual, I do a few of …

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Exhibition logistics photography

by Phil on 30/06/2014 with 0 comment

Wow! What a day! Putting up an exhibition, no matter how big or small is always stressful and today was no different. Getting the prints to the framers from sponsor Double Red Print and then collecting from framing sponsor Speedframe of Lincoln wasn’t without its little episodes as you can see below. Thanks also must …

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Cover Boy! photography, published

by Phil on 14/06/2014 with 0 comment

Just back from a week long shoot to find The Journal running a great 4 page article on the actor Colin McFarlane plus cover. You might recognise Colin’s voice from The Cube, as he is…The Cube! We spent a Sunday afternoon shooting for this. Colin’s great to work with and very easy going. Hope he’s …

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Time to Shop! exhibition, photography, published

by Phil on 13/06/2014 with 0 comment

First venture into the world of ecommerce with a limited edition print. A few people had asked if this was up for sale and at long last I’ve done it. This is a limited edition (100) A3 print. 350gsm paper: Individually signed and numbered: and free postage! To order, click here  

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New and updated design, photography, published, web

by Phil on 22/05/2014 with 0 comment

The Mini Morris Company run by maestro Liam Robinson have just been redesigned…or at least their website has! With more interaction, Liam’s site is responsive and has a small store for buying his CDs. In fact, I’ve also just shot and designed his latest CD cover, So Merrily Danced. The Liam Robinson Dance Band are …

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The Hell of the North photography

by Phil on 17/04/2014 with 0 comment

A weekend riding Paris Roubaix and watching the pro race. Possibly one of the most exciting things any road cyclist could do. Steeped in history, the race goes back to 1896 and some of the cobbles (or pavé) date back to the Nepolionic wars whereas other sectors were built during The Great War so it …

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Lincoln Drill Hall photography

by Phil on 02/04/2014 with 0 comment

A short film that went live a week or two ago commissioned by Lincoln Drill Hall. They wanted a fun ‘overview’ of the venue showing its diversity and its family feel. Always a great place, always great company and always great shows and events! Click ‘continue’ below and you can watch the film!  

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2014 exhibitions photography

by Phil on 28/02/2014 with 0 comment

More great news for ‘On Your Bike Lincolnshire‘ The exhibition will now be displayed during the Festival of Cycling weekend, Sportive and Lincoln Grand Prix right at the heart of the main events in Castle Square. The Magna Carta will have a full display on view for the month of May 2014. More info here. …

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Happy Christmas design, photography, Uncategorized

by Phil on 23/12/2013 with 0 comment

December’s been quite a busy month. Lots of shows happening at the University of Lincoln’s LPAC including their Christmas show, The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe. Finally taking some time off but first to wish you all a very Merry Christmas, fantastic break and Happy New Year. You have probably seen the christmas card PDF …

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University of Lincoln Graduations photography

by Phil on 15/09/2013 with 0 comment

The beginning of September saw a week of graduations from the University of Lincoln. Perfect week for the students and their families and Thursday brought be a warm but rewarding set of images. Not shot a grad for a couple of years but I’ve not lost my touch! One of my best sets yet with …

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LPAC photography, published

by Phil on 27/08/2013 with Comments Off on LPAC

The University of Lincoln’s LPAC (Lincoln Performing Arts Centre) has finally got its new graphics. First discussed almost 2 years ago. After the success of the Wizard of Oz Christmas door vinyls, we finally got the green light to go ahead with these. Feedback has been really positive and showcases the students and their courses …

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The Big Picture! photography, published

by Phil on 27/08/2013 with 0 comment

With the Waterside Shopping Centre undergoing a £9 million redevelopment I was commissioned to produce an image to cover one of the hoardings. The image is a shot of the Organ screen and view of the Nave in Lincoln Cathedral. With a final print size of approx 20m x 8m the image was shot in …

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