Out and about in Leeds

I must have spent over 40 years walking around Temple Newsham in Leeds. One of my earliest memories is walking there in a summer when I was really young. It's a beautiful place and always busy with dog walkers, runners and families of all ages spending time out and enjoying the space. Hope you like... Continue Reading →

Scarborough from the castle

Looking out from Scarborough castle down the South bay has the be the best view. I remember walking up to the walls nearly 30 years ago and taking a similar shot on a 35mm Nikon. The sea fret rolled in and set the scene perfectly. A few years later I revisited and took the same... Continue Reading →

Photo booth, Portraits

I'm not much of an event photographer, as the shots I take are high colour or monochrome. Wedding photography would be a nightmare for me. I found it strange having the interaction before shooting. It's not a knew thing and I'm not shy in any way at all. But it's not my comfort zone being... Continue Reading →

Homelessness, the need for change.

It's a difficult story to tell and one that is uncomfortable too. Many of the places I have travelled to have homeless people and show their needs by begging. Some are there out of option, some will need drug money as they no longer fit the family circle and community. Others are marital breakdown or... Continue Reading →

Shopping for holiday clothes

Being a typical bloke and also because I was hungry. Sunday shopping in and out of pound shop, Primark, wilkos and endless others. I get to stand outside while wifey goes and does the apparent essentials. I make it fun by taking a few photos, thats what I do. Here are the shots, hope you... Continue Reading →

Days like these

So I've had my first day back at work. Reading through email, sorting my things to do. Jumping in meetings and eating all my lunch before 10am. The madness of the first day back, reminds me of the contrast of the photograph. It was an amazing scene. Taken from Reighton Sands, Yorkshire. ©Lucas Thompson-Murphy

Out and About, Yorkshire

So having a full on Calendar for the last few months and our Poland trip not being close enough to manage. My wife and I booked a long weekend away at the stunning Coast of East Yorkshire. Street Photography or stunning landscapes, it has it all for me. Starting at Whitby, we travelled down to... Continue Reading →

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