Still life on Velvia

Items from the Patrick Cook collection at the Patrick Cook studio in Brockley, London. Taken in approx 1988.

Patrick very kindly let me use his artist studio to take pictures of his collection.
Horseman LX 5×4 studio camera Nikon 150mm lens shot on Fuji Velvia film.

James

Taken in April 1986. James was a vibrant and energetic friend, his voice filled the large Victorian house I rented rooms in as he came to visit Adam and others.

He died too soon and before I could make peace over some silly misunderstanding. Sorry James.

Richard

Hat by Jayne. Tyrwhitt Road, Brockley, London mid 1980s.

Light

Hat by Jayne. Tyrwhitt Road, Brockley, London mid 1980s.

Early morning plastics

Bakelite products from the  Patrick Cook collection, Brockley London late 1980s.
I met the artist Patrick Cook whilst volunteering at the Age Exchange in Blackheath. He very kindly let me photograph his studio and collection of early plastics, this is one of a few images based around egg cups.

the nature of things

Surrounded by the intensity of nature, occasionally the blinkers are lowered. Hilly Fields park in Brockley London. (Its parallels with “The singing ringing tree” also strike a chord)

Jayne

Shot in (about)1985 on a pre war Voigtländer Brillant camera. Commision by Jayne (pictured) who designed hats. Tyrwhitt Road, Brockley, London.