Sublimely Ridiculous

The end of July marked the 12th year that I have photographed at the Sunderland International Airshow. I have been doing it long enough now that changes in fashion are becoming evident in my pictures – mobile phones began to appear everywhere, haircuts changed, and this year beards appeared for the first time. Perhaps [...]

Sun, Chips, and Machine Guns

The annual Sunderland Airshow happens every July, over the beach and ocean within a half a mile of my home. So it would have been rude not to go out and make some photographs! As normal the event delivered a unique mix of spectacle, consumerism, and violence, with the sunshine ensuring the promenades and fairgrounds were all packed. Many tonnes of chips and ice cream was consumed by all. [...]