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Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

 Who wouldn’t want to meet this handsome fella? Pop along to Birmingham Nature Centre and you can meet all his friends too! It’s a great family day out and there are lots of wonderful photo opportunities there, but good luck…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

This week I thought I would have a little play around with tilt shift photography. Tilt shift photography makes regular scenes look like they are miniature scaled models. I took a photo of the canals along Broad Street and added…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

  This beautiful building on Oozells Square, just off Broad Street,  was originally a Victorian boarding school.  At other points it became a college and then a furniture store for Birmingham City Council. It was all set for demolition in…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

He’s a beauty isn’t he? Baskerville House. 71 years old, you know. Built on the former home of John Baskerville, printer and typographer. It’s now home to modern day office space. And an underground gym I believe. I waited an age…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

This weekend Birmingham is going to be even more of a  hive of cultural activity. It’s the annual Arts Festival. Beginning this afternoon and running until Sunday night Birmingham is host to more events than you can shake a stick at;…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

When my mum first saw this statue she asked me if it was a fish! Well, I guess the arms could be mistaken for fins….or maybe not :) I believe this statue is called ‘Future’, at least that is what…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

I recently had the pleasure of photographing the interior of Blue Mango Indian restaurant and the proprietor kindly invited me for a meal there. I don’t frequent Broad Street very often, and I before my photo mission I wasn’t aware…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

 Made in Birmingham:  The 1886 Exhibition of Local Manufactures and Natural History Centenary Square Birmingham 20 June – 31 August 2009 Free The Birmingham City Council’s Website says: The Made in Birmingham exhibition celebrates one of the most important public…