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  • Here’s the second part to my 2017 annual photographic review , the first part can be found here. 5/From the Big Wheel – Goose Fair ’17 Another technical challenge – I’d always fancied seeing if I could get aerial views of Goose Fair , and now with the D4 I had the gear to do so , from the top of a ferris wheel. […]

  • 1st January 2018
    by Lamar Francois

    Happy to share this bit of excellent  feedback which I’ve received from a recent project at the New Art Exchange from David Mather (above). “I am keen to support local talent and have been very pleased with the results from working with Lamar. We recently commissioned Lamar to record a recent RIBA event held at New Art Exchange on how architecture can influence sustainable […]

  • 29th December 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    Here is  the first part of my look back of 2017 photographically . From the top: 1/ – “Taking a Dip” – Old Market Square fountains – August 2017 In all truth , this came about as a bit of a torture test exploring the limits of a Nikon D4 with an ultrawide 14-24mm lens which I’d purchased two weeks prior! I’d spent quite […]

  • 15th December 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    Back in November I had the opportunity to support the fundraising efforts of the Framework Housing Association through donating a set of images which I made during their Big Sleep Out , held at the astroturf pitches of the Forest Recreation Ground , Nottingham. The charity works hard to help and support vulnerable adults at risk of homelessness through a variety of outreach services […]

  • 12th November 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    “A hero is someone who has given their life for something bigger then themselves” – Nottingham Casuals RFC. Walking along the Beeston Canal I came across this quote on one of the signs at Owen’s Place – a memorial to Owen Jenkins who tragically died back in July this year having successfully saved a girl who had got into the weir. It’s encouraging […]

  • 11th September 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    I’m more than pleased to share this lovely testimonial come through from Matt Turpin from the Nottingham City of Literature project. Had the pleasure of working with the team producing a series of images documenting their project for UNESCO last December. “We were asked by UNESCO to provide a series of iconic photos that showed Nottingham as a City of Literature. We approached Lamar […]

  • 15th July 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    A small subset of the many wonderful and lush gardens which can be found within The Park Estate , Nottingham – opened up for one day back in June this year as part of the Open Gardens event. Couldn’t pass up the opportunity to be able to take a look at some very rarely seen parts of the city – and enjoy some of […]

  • 8th July 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    I’m happy to announce that my business is now officially supported through the work of the Princes’ Trust! Means a lot – since graduating from my university degree I’d been working on the side , while having a day job as an archivist but not quite sure sometimes – but now I’m happy to be able to move forwards! Last Wednesday morning I had […]

  • 18th June 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    Some takes above from the first part of a good Thursday evening spent walking around and exploring the urban landscapes of Derby City Centre for the first time in a while now. I first took a look at the Weeping Window Poppies by Paul Cummins which were installed on the Silk Mill tower and had an opportunity to say hello to some faces the […]

  • 5th May 2017
    by Lamar Francois

    As part of the Creative Reactions event I’ve been invited alongside with other prominent local creatives by STEM Outreach Nottingham to tell the story of science to the wider public. This was achieved through collaborations with researchers at the University of Nottingham. The images above will be displayed at the Pint of Science Grand Finale at the Nottingham Contemporary  on the evening of the 18th of […]

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