Personal project related posts

A list of the most recent personal project related articles - if you looking for my personal projects portfolio please follow the link

Liverpool photographer David J Colbran features in a digital festival with his pandemic art work and project.

Presentation at Digifest 2021 Festival, Durban, South Africa

A couple of weeks ago I was honoured to be asked to present and exhibit some of my artworks at the “Unmasked” Digifest and annual research conference 2021, based in Durban, South Africa

Published on Thu Nov 4, 2021

Liverpool photographer David reflects on a art project completed in 2020

Postcards from us x

Last year during lockdown I joined an online art class called Postcards from us x, we made some postcards and they were displayed at the Open Eye Gallery

Published on Thu Jul 8, 2021

David is one of the Liverpool photographers undertaking documentary photography projects - this looks at energy sites and wildlife implications.

Photo project around energy sites

A few years ago I started a project about energy sites and power stations in the UK, examining the boundaries of these sites and impact either side on the natural environment.

Published on Wed Feb 24, 2021

Liverpool photographer reviews photography in 2020

Photographers Review of 2020

2020 has been a year we will never forget but I have renewed hope that the future will be stronger than ever for me and my business.

Published on Wed Jan 13, 2021

Liverpool photographer David J Colbran ongoing project photographing leaves with a macro lens and making leaf skeletons project

Leaf skeleton art

Finding leaf skeletons in the woods out and about is fairly rare. I have a couple but thought I'd have a go and making some of my own.

Published on Mon Nov 9, 2020

Fine art photography prints for sale in black and white and colour by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

Fine Art photography prints for sale

I’m excited to announce that you can now buy Fine Art Photography Prints in my online shop. I've sold a few limited editions in the past to clients and friends and now open this up to everyone.

Published on Wed Sep 23, 2020

A professional photographer details what he has been up to during lock down - personal project digitising old images

Personal project - scanning 35mm slides

I've just started a personal project that I have been meaning to for years. Digitising and scanning a massive box of old 35mm slides that I inherited from my late mother.

Published on Wed May 27, 2020

Pro Liverpool photographer documents the empty city centre streets on a bright sunny day in April 2020

Empty streets of Liverpool under lock down

I spent a few hours wandering the streets of Liverpool the other, documenting our strange times ...

Published on Wed Apr 15, 2020

First in a series of random images from the mean streets of the UK - starting in that there London. Images by Liverpool based pro photographer David J Colbran

Random Street Photography

First in a series of random images from the mean streets of the UK - starting in that there London

Published on Thu Apr 2, 2020

Liverpool professional photographer David asks what is next during this health crisis

What next ???

Work for a freelance photographer is never easy and in recent days has got much tougher ...

Published on Tue Mar 24, 2020

Liverpool photographer David J Colbran presents a personal project about climate change using images from Iceland

Taking the Ice out of Iceland

A landscaped based personal project from a recent trip to Iceland, looking at obvious visual natural features resulting from climate change.

Published on Wed Mar 4, 2020

A summary and review of various photography commissions in Liverpool and beyond in 2019 by Merseyside based photographer David J Colbran

Liverpool photographer end of year review 2019

My summary and review of various photography commissions in Liverpool and beyond in 2019 - business portraits, conferences, events, exhibitions - another super busy year.

Published on Thu Dec 19, 2019

Documentary photography featured in a photographers exhibition in Liverpool, Merseyside.

Photography exhibition - Hidden Liverpool

My work has been selected to be part of Hidden Liverpool's photography exhibition, which runs until 1st December at The Old Blind School, Hardman Street.

Published on Mon Nov 25, 2013

Presentation and lecture to University students about photography and protests by professional photographer David J Colbran

Photography and protests

A presentation and lecture to University students about my experiences as a photographer at demonstrations and protests

Published on Tue Jan 29, 2013

Documentary photography project by Liverpool photographer - Copperas Hill the old postal sorting office

Urban archaeology at Copperas Hill a blog post

A documentary piece of work examining an unseen urban experience in one of Liverpool’s iconic buildings. It looks at an emptiness left after humans have departed; the waste, graffiti, the obscure messages and attempts to tell the story of a building from the inside out.

Published on Thu Sep 20, 2012

David J Colbran presents documentary work at Liverpool Biennial 2012

Liverpool Biennial 2012

Liverpool Biennial 2012 opens. I am covering the festival - check my highlights - and presenting a documentary project in the near future

Published on Thu Sep 6, 2012