gill moore photography

Talk at Social Media Cafe MCR - Mar 2013

Had a great evening talking to the social media and digital experts at SMC_MCR, held in the Northern Quarter about The World Bench Project. Shared stage with Mario Cacciottolo who curates the brilliant Someone Once Told Me.

>> visit The World Bench Project Website 

Launch The World Bench Project - Feb 2013

Took part in Show and Tell at prestigious arts cinema + media hub Cornerhouse Manchester. Had to give a short presentation to a receptive and creative audience. Nervous but fun!

>> visit The World Bench Project Website 

Shop selling prints coming soon - Feb 2012

I'm working hard to master the open source e-commerce software OpenCart.  It will allow me to add a shop to this website & make buying my Limited Edition Prints fast and simple.

Online personal project - Jan 2012

The World Bench Project logoMy online crowd-sourced photography project The World Bench Project is now beta testing and ready for launch soon. Thanks to everyone who has helped shape the site and Oh Digital for the build.

Portraits for "The Real Story" - Oct 2011

As part of the Manchester Lit Fest 2011 ran a creative non-fiction short story competition and I was asked to photograph all the talented winning writers.

>> See the images and read the stories 

Manchester Creatives Map - 10 Apr 2011

Manchester Digital Map have created a wonderful map of Manchester's talented creative community in the style of the London Underground Tube Map. Somehow I have squeezed on board, I'm 2nd stop from the end of the Arts and Culture line!

   >> see the Manchester Creative Digital Map

Living North Magazine - 1 Jan 2011

Sarah Morpeth Living North Image taken by Gill MooreAn image of mine taken for the wonderful papercut and textile artist Sarah Morpeth is full page inside Living North Magazine.

>> see the Living North Magazine article 

Beards of Manchester - 19th Sept 2010

Beards of Manchester; a calendar to feature the city and some of its hairiest inhabitants. I will be photographing the 12 best beards & their owners around the streets of Manchester.  Exhibition and launch night at Common, October 21st 2010.

>> go to the Beards of Manchester site

Shot Up North 2010 - 16th Sept 2010

Delighted to be able to announce my image "sunflower, six weeks" has been chosen one of the best 50 images taken by professional photographers operatting in the North of England.  You will find the image in the SUN 2010 book, exhibited at Matt & Phreds and touring the country for sale as a Special Edition Limited Edition framed print.

>> visit the Shot Up North site

>> see my image in its project folio

Upcoming Project - 13 July 2010

Meeting today about a really fun project I'll be working on, raising money for charity.  Launch & Exhibition to be @ Common, Northern Quarter, Manchester end of October.  More info soon, once the cat is out of the bag.

 Shot Up North 2010 - 22 June 2010

I've put in my entry for Shot Up North 2010.  Yes, just the one; so I shall need a lorra lorra luck.  SUN awards the best commercial photographers North of darn Sarf in case you were wondering.

shimmercity - New Image - 23 Mar 2010

World record time for me, taken 6pm last night and on my site by 8.30pm!  Wonderful moody quality of light amongst the raindrops.

>> go to folio

Site Update/New Work - 23 Mar 2010

Have given the site an early spring-clean.  Lots of new work in all folios, also added ongoing projects so things are really up-to-the-minute.

The Blog is still great fun to do & I must admit to a Tweeting affliction!  Later In 2012 a site Shop might arrive.

>> go to folios

Waterside Open Exhibiton - 28 Jan 2010

An image from my "shimmercity" series has won through to be exhibited at this years Waterside Open Art Exhibition, Sale.

The Waterside Open is a Biennial Art Exhibiton with artists from all over the UK invited to submit work.  Visitors to the exhibition can vote for their favourite piece in the Visitors Choice Award!  Nice review of exhibiton here.
Dates : Fri 29th Jan - Sat 1st May 2010
Waterside Open website.
>> go to folio

Pix from a Snowy Walk in Wales - 4 Jan 10

With all this snow I just had to go out and enjoy the wide open spaces, my trusty little Ricoh came with me too.
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"Lux" Project helper - 7 Aug 09

Helped out US photographer Christina Seely on her fab project. She's travelling the world capturing the urban glow of cities at night.
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New Portfolio Images - 6 Mar 09

fresh images in studio/location/people/projects foliosYes, it's been a while a-coming but I've finally uploaded some fresh work into all my folios.
>> go to folio

Shot Up North Exhibition - 5 Mar 09

The photographic exhibition lands @ the Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle.  My image "lanterns" is featured in the Special Edition.
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How to Be a Great Assistant - 13 Jan 09

19 useful tips to help you become a better Photographic Assistant, including at No 10 "don't arrive with a hangover".  
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 Blog Award Nomination - 31 Dec 08

Some very exciting news (for me anyway!), my blog has been nominated for an award.
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