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August 31st, 2013 by Peter Bargh

Museum of Club Culture

I went over to Hull this weekend for a visit to The Deep and was pleasantly surprised to find a Folk Festival was being held. After wandering around the busy back streets I stumbled upon a building housing the Museum of Club Culture and an artist selling T-shirts with a gallery of his illustrations. Turned out to artist Mark Wigan who gained recognition in the early 1980’s for his illustrations for NME and iD magazine. I really liked the design of one of the T-Shirts so parted with a tenner and before leaving asked if he’d pose for a photo with the T-Shirt.

Mark Wigan

 

While in the gallery I noticed a selection of magazine clippings of David Bowie from 70s magazines. Many I recognised as I was a huge fan / collector from 73 to 79 so had most of the material on display. The magazine clippings will be displayed alongside a collection of unseen photos by Peter Hardy taken at the Hammersmith Odeon in the Ziggy exhibition that will run each weekend until 24 October.

August 19th, 2012 by admin

Doddington Hall Sculpture Exhibition

I visited Doddington Hall today to look at the sculpture exhibition that was arranged around the grounds. It comprised 350 pieces from 70 artists and was curated by David Waghorne. Very interesting and good for photography.

 

 

 

 

January 29th, 2012 by admin

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Headed off up to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for some photography and it rained!

The weather was dismal – drab grey sky and rain.

First stop was the YSP cafe for home cooked chips and a hummus & olive wrap, followed by scones with cream & jam…yummy!

I used my infrared converted Pentax *ist D and a 28mm f/2.8 lens for today’s photography. No tripod, flash or filters. I was lucky enough to catch the back end of the exhibition by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa. A few of his statues were still on display in the grounds, sadly I missed the indoor exhibition as that closed on the 22nd.

ysp_shots
September 4th, 2002 by admin

Leica Prague

anton_corbijn_werkLeica UK invited editors to Prague. We stopped at the Linch Hotel Paris and ate in the Linch Lvi Dvur restaurant.

One of the events was an evening at the exhibition WERK by Anton Corbijn. He was a photography hero of mine. I got to meet him and thought he was arrogant and wished I’d not met him.
Supreme Burgarve of Prague Castle

Host
Uli Hintner

Press
Peter Bargh, Gary Coward Williams

February 21st, 2002 by admin

PMA 2002 – Las Vegas

PMA 2002 was in Las Vegas in the United States. We flew over United Airlines Flight 931 – I was in Seat 38A

April 16th, 2000 by admin

Camera collector’s fair

Collectors Fair in London sold £800 worth of stuff

On the way back called at the galleria and saw American Beauty

February 4th, 2000 by admin

PMA 2000 – Las Vegas Canon event

papillon_helicopter_over_vegascirque_du_soleil_bellagioThe 2000 PMA,  Las Vegas was a great excursion Canon took us  on a Helicoptor ride over Las Vegas Strip followed by Dinner at Osteria Del Circo, Bellagio Hotel and then into the Cirque Du Soleil “O show” at Bellagio Hotel. What an experience. Myself and Mike Elliott were falling asleep in the show which was spectacular, but food and wine followed by comfy seats in a darkened room don’t go well together!

Host
Angela Mason

Press
Peter Bargh, Mike Elliott

January 19th, 2000 by admin

PMA 2000 – Las Vegas Olympus Event

A five day stint at PMA, Las Vegas  included a press event organised by Olympus to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Track. We got to fly around the track at 170mph 3/4in off the ground in a two-seat purpose built champ car.

Host
Hannah Shepherd

Press
Peter Bargh

March 18th, 1999 by admin

Cebit with Sony

hanover ticket

Sony invite to Cebit in Hanover, with a Workshop thrown in

Fly out to Hanover from Heathrow on BA548 seat 05A

Across to Cebit and then back to Treff hotel in Kassel via train

Following morning was Sony Workshop

 

PR
Sarah Bell

Attending
Peter Bargh, Roger Payne

 

February 17th, 1999 by admin

PMA 1999 – Las Vegas

The 1998 PMA was held in Las Vegas, United States. I decided to take my wife and spends a few days tagged on at the end in LasVegas and San Fransisco in the company of William Cheung. We flew by United Airlines 919 from Heathrow to Washington Dulles and on to Las Vegas. I was in Seat 21H

After the exhibition the three of us went on a few excursions including the Star Trek Experience and Vegas Tower and then to Pier 41 and Alcatraz.

We hired push bikes and cycled to The Golden Gate Bridge

Will bought a Hammock at Pier 41