I've been a bad blogger haven't I? Almost two months without a post, it's just not on I know, but I do have two good excuses; one I've been very busy with my journalism course in Manchester and two, shamefully, I simply haven't taken many photos recently. But, that got sorted today.
This weekend is my first at home in Bulkington for ages and so I decided to help Mum out today by photographing an event for her work at the Coventry Belgrade Theatre. It was a celebration of the Grapevine Youth Project - a really good scheme to get young people with and without learning difficulties to do things together and break down any barriers that may be there. there big thing was a project called WATS: We're All the Same, which just sums up the ethos of the whole idea.
The group have done things like go away to Centreparcs together, take part in a fashion show, make an advert, and generally lots of getting out, being seen and making friends.
Today was a celebration of the project and the fact that it has got funding to continue. There was a host of things going on including singing, videos, presentations and lots of mingling. Here's some of my shots from the morning.
One of the stars of the videos was this next guy - he's a real character who just seems to love the camera, as these shots show!
I had a great morning and wish the group every success in the future. Tomorrow, I'm doing my first gig shoot in ages, but it's going to be a bit different from normal. Instead of sweaty heavy metal blokes, I'm photographing The Saturdays with support from Pixie Lott - should be fun!
I'll leave you with one more shot from tomorrow, quite possibly the best smile I've ever seen - certainly the best I've ever photographed!