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Photo Blog

This is my new photo blog page of things I have been doing or am shooting. As well as events I attend or show my work at.

West Wycombe Craft Market

I will be attending the west Wycombe Craft Market in November 2022.

West Wycombe  Craft Market
West Wycombe Craft Market

Location Hunting Part II

When location hunting part II in Henly On Thames yesterday. It is A lovely picture postcard town, famous for rowing there. This could be an interesting location as there is some art gallery all ready there!

Henley Towm Hall
Henley Town Hall
Over 60 Club
Over 60 Club
The Christ Church Centre
The Christ Church Centre
Henley Baptis Chrch
Henley Baptist Church

Looking at location

Looking at a location, for a pop-up gallery today.

I had a drive up to Beaconsfield to look at some halls Inthe the area.

It was a good trip out as I got to look around two of them.

Artwork is up

My artwork is up, at the Princess Risborough festival.

My Artwork
Show a new print
PRPS popup gallery

Building the Frames

I was building the frames up last night ready for the framing of my new prints.

Building frams up
Building frames up
Frames made up
Frames made up

Loading the van up

Loading some of the display sands onto the van tonight! Ready for Princes Risborough festival this Saturday.

Laoding the van
Loading the van

Round 2

Round 2 with the frames and mount boards!

More frames
More frames

Using My New Mount cutter

I was using my new mount cutter today! It cut the sheet into size very early! But I am having problems when cutting the windows it not cutting through the last 2 inches??

Uning new mount cutter
Using a new mount cutter
Not cutting though
Not cutting though

Big Mount cutter

As I am framing some new prints with window mounts! I order a new Logan mount cutter to do the large mounts. I am looking forward to using this!

Mount cutter
Mount cutter
Logan cutter
Logan cutter

New Prints

My order of six new prints come in today! The big unrolling will be at the weekend, ready for mounting.

I will be showing the new prints of at my camera club Princess Risborough Photography Society on ty 9 July 2022. The club have a pop up gallery in the Gorge and Dragon pub in the high street from 1 to 4 pm.

New prints
New prints

New Frames

I order some new Frames the other day. I got 3 new size frames to put together
Mountbaod arived
New mount boards
New frames
The frames well raped up

Looking at Art

Looking at Art I when out to have a look at an art fair

Mentomor Arts Festival

Dee 6

Trying out a new artwork with a model!

Dee 6
Dee 6

Off to London

Off to London to take some photos, with David. This be fun

Clay Cross

I enter into a competition at Clay Cross not too bad of a start!

Clay Cross
Clay Cross

New Artwork Uploaded

My new artwork,has been uploaded. It is called Cinched City

Cinched City

Working on this artwork

I been working on this artwork. Slowly getting there!

New work

Happy New Year

Happy New Year  2022
Happy New Year  2022

Test Print

Do a test print today to see which looks better?

Merry Xmas

Merry Xmas From Brian Southam
Merry Xmas From Brian Southam Photography

Install New SSD

Just installed a new SSD drive. Got it working and copy files across to it.

New SSD Installed

More Space

I require more space to edit my photos. This is my new hard drive that come today. Only one problem the cable I order did not come on!

New hard drive

New Art Paper.

I have some new art paper to try out! I order some Hahnemuhle photo rag 308g This is to compare with the Canson Platine fibre rag 310g. More to follow.

New Art Paper to try out.

The London Photo Show 2022

I have booked my space for next year London Photo Show in October 2022.

I Will Be Back Here In 2022

Wrapped Up

All wrapped up ready for the trip home! Till the next London Photo Show.

Print wraped up
Print wrapped up

Right foot

This morning the right foot forward to The London Photo Show today.

Right of to The London Photo Show.

Opening Night at The London Photo Show 2021

I when up to the opening night at the London Photo Show 2021. It was a good night that was well attended. The only problem was the print was hanging the wrong way, I hope it does move like that!

Opening Night at The London Photo Show 2021
Opening Night at The London Photo Show 2021

Link: The London Photo Show

Dopped Off My Print

I have dopped off my print today for The London Photo Show.

Dropped off my print
Dropped off my print

Link: The London Photo Show

Prints Framed

I Found out what I was doing wrong as I was trying to put the print in the frame! I had another problem with the print! It is not off centred got over it. 

My print framed
Print Framed
Print Framed as back up
Print Framed as backup

The Print Moved

Sadly the print has moved when I was trying to frame it, and so I have to redo it!

Print moved
Print moved

New Print is Unrolled

The new print is unrolled ready for framing.

New Print unrolled
New Print is unrolled

New prints

My new prints are in from the printers. The prints are fromp, Vol 2 London. Building with a big difference. The prints are for the London Photo Show in November 2021 that I will have on show. The first post on the Photo Blog.

My new prints have come
My new prints have come in.

Links:  Vol 2 London  London Photo Show