Web accessibility for this site

This site includes several options allowing the user to adjust the settings to suit their requirements and provide greater accessibility.

Adjusting the Text size
Changing your text size in Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Select 'Text Size' from the 'View' menu.
2. Select from the list of predefined text sizes ranging from 'Largest' to 'Smallest'

Changing your text size in Firefox:
1. Select 'Zoom' from the 'View' menu.
2. Select 'Zoom In' or 'Zoom Out' to adjust the font size accordingly.

Alternatively you can adjust your text size in many browsers by holiding down the 'Ctrl' key (PC) and using your mouse scroll wheel to increase or decrease your text size. Alternatively, again hold down the 'Ctrl' key and use the '+' (plus) and '-' (minus) keys to alter size.

Keyboard Shortcuts (Access Keys)
This website includes integrated keyboard shortcuts, known as Access Keys, to allow quick access to pages and provide quick and easy navigation for users without, or who have difficulty using a mouse.

The keyboard shortcuts can be used from any page in the site and are listed below:

1 = Home
2 = News and Press
3 = Photography
4 = Web Design
5 = About
6 = Contact

To use these access keys follow the instructions below:

Microsoft Internet Explorer - press 'Alt' and shortcut character above together, release, then press enter.
Firefox - press 'Shift' and 'Alt' and shortcut character above together

 

Latest Blog Posts

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. Read more...

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. Read more...

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. Read more...

Tumblr Feed

Initially the low-level radioactive waste was put in clay lined trenches, similar to land fill techniques. As late as 2007 techniques changed - vaults were created and waste compressed and added to containers. Recent planning permission means that the site will be used well into the next century, with a closure date of approximately 2130. The site also has shared usage with the Ministry of Defence for naval gun testing towards the sea.


As the site here has been closed to the public since the Second World War, it will be close to 200 hundred years that the wildlife has remained untouched. Obviously there remains tons of low level waste in the ground and still a level of pollution from when it was home to a Royal Ordnance Factory. But still a really interesting ecosystem that hasn’t been researched - or not that I have discovered anyway.

The land around the site is fairly typical Cumbrian coastland, moors and waterlands. The site is set back from the coast - I guess as a protection against erosion. And this strip is now grazing land.

Loads of wildflowers all around this particular Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR). And at dusk a badger crossed my path, about 10 metres away - unfortunately it was too quick for me and disappeared before I could take a photo.

By Liverpool event photographer David J Colbran, please contact me for usage outside Tumblr

#Drigg #Cumbria #nuclearindustry #documentaryphotography #liverpoolphotographer #energy #powerindustry #energyindustry

"Just wanted to drop you a line to say thank-you so much for the brilliant job you did for us in Bootle barracks the other week – we hit the Echo and also the Plymouth Daily (where we have an interest in veterans services) so we were dead chuffed."

Justin

Shelter

Press PR photographer for charity third sector image example

 

Let's start a new project together