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Lifestyle Shoot - Fleetwood Fishermen

I had been looking to do a lifestyle shoot aboard the Sursum Corda aka Rio for around 6 months, however, finding the correct weather and at the time I was planning to shoot was all down to Mother Nature and boy, did she make me wait. The conditions I had been waiting for was to have a fairly calm sea because I did not want to end up with a bunch of blurred photographs due to the motion of the boat throwing myself and the camera around. Also, I was hoping to have nice clouds in the sky with some nice sunlight. To me there is nothing worse than an empty bland sky, clouds add so much more to a[...]
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Whittingham Asylum

History of Whittingham Asylum Whittingham Hospital, whose grounds adjoin the village of Goosnargh, became one of the largest mental hospitals in the country, and pioneered the use of electroencephalograms (EEGs). During its time it had its own church, farms, railway, telephone exchange, post office, reservoirs, gas works, brewery, orchestra, brass band, ballroom and butchers. In 1866, the three Lancashire "lunatic" asylums at Prestwich, Rainhill and Lancaster were deemed to be full and a new asylum was needed. The building of Whittingham Asylum began in 1869, originally to accommodate 1000[...]
 
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