Call me OCD (Obsessive ‘Collector’ Disorder) but I can’t walk past a door or gate or any opening without noticing and photographing how people secure their property or belongings. Read more!
The sun beats down on us as we wander, mesmerised for hour after hour and oblivious of the heat from the harsh Australian sky. We search for yet another chrome emblem, more crazed, pealing, paintwork on rusty bonnets, all overgrown and hidden by tall grasses and guarded by silent snakes… Read more!
This photographic journey is about everyday people, mainly women, creating meals in their homes from traditional recipes handed down through generations, using pots, pans and utensils they’ve possessed since childhood. The results, hopefully, are presented here in this book for your enjoyment. Read more!
The human figure is one of the most enduring themes in the visual arts, and the human figure can be the basis of portraiture, illustration, sculpture, medical illustration, and other fields. Read more!
Farindola is a comune and town in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park. Read more!
These movement photos capture for me the feeling and emotion of ballet that ‘straight’ photos don’t do. Not only the feeling of motion but an added painterly quality. Exciting, because you never know what you're going to get. Read more!
The 'Walls of the World' galleries occupy space on walls in cities throughout the world. My artist brother Paul and photographer friend Annalisa have both exhibited on this wall in Penne, Abruzzo, Italy and they suggested I submit an idea for consideration. It was accepted and printed in December 2016 and pasted on the wall over the Christmas and New Year period. The wall is well positioned at the main entrance to the town – a major thoroughfare and very busy over the Christmas period. Read more!
The Kaleidoscope artistry of symmetrical patterns is created by reflection, using a series of computer applications and multiple layering. Read more!
A collection of abstract compositions using colour, texture and shape. Read more!
2014 saw the 50th Anniversary of The Forest Of Bowland being designated as an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing us with the inspiration for this unique opportunity to showcase the artistic talent found within and inspired by this stunning landscape… Read more!
This book is a selection of images I took in the early 1970’s while experimenting with double and multi-exposures on one negative or transparency… Read more!
Today I came across an article stored on my computer from my younger brother Paul, a fine artist working in Italy, writing about ‘Photorealism’ in painting. Some interesting observations I thought I should share. He's got plenty to say and show on his site: www.paulcritchley.com Read more!
On my last day, packed and ready to return to UK, the surf was huge and the spume was flowing! I hope with these images to convey the excitement that the surfers experience as they pursue their exhilarating calling… Read more!
I have just returned from a six weeks trip to Sydney Australia where I visited family and friends I hadn't seen for over ten years. Now that I had a decent camera… Read more!