Published on Thu Mar 21, 2019 by David J Colbran
I recently worked again with Comic Relief, in preparation for their annual fundraising evening. They support a local group called Positive Futures, a charitable youth organisation here in Liverpool who works with young people to give them access to support, guidance and opportunities. One particular aspect of their work is helping individuals on a one-to-one basis to overcome personal issues and challenges. And while they do this in many ways, I was there to document a feature at Tuebrook Amateur Boxing Club. I was asked to provide reportage style photographs at the club, as well as some portraits of key people.
Also the BBC's The One Show was there with Louise Minchin and a camera crew to interview a participant and learn a little more from the mentors and trainers for a segement in their early evening programme. Really interesting hearing in detail about the work and how boxing has helped young people during the interviews. They are really passionate about the young people they support and passionate about their local community.
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Author: David J Colbran
As I always say, Africa Oye is my favourite festival and probably the nearest, being about 15 minutes walk from my home. Slightly delayed, is the 30th anniversary of the festival a few weeks ago.
Back on the blog with a quick update on recent business and commercial photography commissions. Working with a housing association, a bike charity, a medical society, a recruitment agency and a dental practice.
A really interesting commission working with Livv Housing documenting a fire and rescue exercise in high-rise residential apartments in Kirkby. These are the people who will literally save your life!
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