Preston based professional photographer, capturing images of Preston and beyond. Writes the weekly Preston in the Picture feature, where Paul shows off a great photo of the city, an iconic landmark or a hidden treat.
Lucy Rose released her first album last year. It’s called ‘Like I used to” and it’s a great album. I’ve been listening to it almost non-stop since I bought it a few weeks ago and I’ve been looking forward to her gig at 53 Degrees ever since it was announced. One of the great things about this venue is the intimate surroundings and that intimacy [...]18 days ago by Paul Melling Share
The May calendar picture was taken on the Lancaster canal close to Ingol and Haslam Park. This is probably one of the more picturesque bridges along this stretch of canal and it’s a popular spot for joggers, dog walkers and the occasional photographer. The picture was taken late evening when the sun was on its way down and the light had that extra bit of [...]25 days ago by Paul Melling Share
Peace, one of the most hotly tipped bands in the country arrived at 53 Degrees on Thursday night and proceeded to show a lively audience what all the fuss has been about. The Midlands Indie foursome recently released debut album ‘In Love” which the band mockingly describe as ‘the best album we’ve ever made’. It got a good airing on the night and many of [...]31 days ago by Paul Melling Share
I’d really hoped that April’s picture might be of something a bit more Spring-like but freezing temperatures and snow mean that March has become the coldest on record. Let’s hope this means that we are in for the warmest Summer on record too! April’s desktop wallpaper is a view across Preston Dock to the Tustin Court office building. The photograph has been given a sepia [...]59 days ago by Paul Melling Share
Here’s the latest offering in the Preston in the Picture series for March (apologies it’s a little late). It’s the fountain in Miller Park in all its glory. I’m hoping for a bit of Spring weather in the coming weeks to get out and about to find some inspiration for April’s shot. If you have any suggestions please let me know in the comments below. [...]66 days ago by Paul Melling Share
I’ve got to be honest, January has not been the best month for me from a picture taking point of view. Too many grey, damp days and the enthusiasm to go out was as low as the temperature. I did however manage to get a few more photographs of Preston Bus Station in recent weeks and I thought I’d share one these pictures as my [...]116 days ago by Paul Melling Share