I AM CHRISTOPHER LEACH THE ARTIST. I started this blog so that I can share with everyone my vast collection of transport photographs showing a personal and nostalgic view of the industry with images that span some 45 years taking in the U.K and some of Europe. I have no darkroom and so rather than being the perfectionist after tidying them up I upload the images warts and all, and even those that won't scan squarely or are scratched. In a way it adds age and character. You are all free to download these for your personal use but please remember I still own them and you are not just free to use them without prior permission for any knd of publishing. Click on images to enlarge them and if you want to see more leave your comments or visit my website for the mother-site with galleries including those Buses & Girls: PICTUREWORLD
Wednesday, 25 March 2009
Plymouth Bretonside: Snapping towards the Bright Sun
Even though Plymouth Bretonside Bus Station has rather a forbidding reputation as a hang-out for drunks and vagrants especially at night, during the day at least it is a great place for bus photography. Not only is the sun usually in the right position there are any number of places to get decent views including panorama shots like this and what's almost becoming a rarity one can snap away without the Police arriving to ask what you are doing. Stagecoach buses on former Devon General routes are something of a minority as this is very much First Group territory but as before they still depart for Torquay and Exeter like this plaxton bodied Volvo.