Foundations for a new era at the Paradise development, Birmingham

Paradise Birmingham

Paradise development, Birmingham August 2016 (Click on pic for larger image) ©Edward Moss

 

As the last remaining section of the old Central Library still stands, so the new development of ‘Paradise’ begins.

This week marked the beginning of the transformation of this area into a mixed use development of commercial, retail and leisure space. Like the Bullring and St Martins, this exciting transformation will combine a mix of historic and modern architecture.

 

 

Royal visit pictures used by the Royal Family

Today’s pictures I took of the Duke of Kent’s visit to Wolverhampton have been used by the Royal Family on their twitter account.

Can’t think of a better way to get excellent PR for the nursery.

 

Racing Post commissions brooch for the Queen’s 90th birthday

Last minute job last week for the Racing Post who had commissioned a brooch to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday. The brooch was hand-made in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter by Alabaster & Wilson Ltd.

The brooch will be presented to the Queen at this weeks Ascot race meeting.

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Making the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Filing the Jockey for the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Making the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

The Queen’s 90th birthday brooch-19th century inspired design taken from a 1975 portrait of Fred Archer, jockey to the Prince of Wales (King Edward VII.)

 

Day at the lake festival, Rudyard lake Staffordshire

recreation of Carlos Trower, “The African Blondin’s” daring tightrope walk

Recreation of Carlos Trower, “The African Blondin’s” tightrope walk by Chris Bull

A Day At The Lake is the first large scale festival at Rudyard, Staffs, for over 100 years.

To celebrate the event Chris Bull recreated the original 1864 tightrope walk across the lake.

University and college prospectus photography

During the past few weeks I have been on location shooting several university and college prospectuses in the West Midlands and South Yorkshire.

University of Birmingham prospectus photography

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham prospectus photography

University of Birmingham

Working closely with the marketing department of each institution, the images are lit and framed so they fit within the style of the prospectus or website.

Above are a selection of images taken for the University of Birmingham.

More of my education photography for schools and colleges can be seen here

 

 

Portraits for Birmingham architect firm

One of my regular architectural clients recently had a major update of their staff photography.

13 people were shot in the morning and the portraits will feature on the firms website.

Birmingham architects

Birmingham architects

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Birmingham architects