A year of portraits of my wife and muse Jan.

tinsel ... 52/52

tinsel ... 52/52

Jan Portraits 2014 ...

bleached ... 51/52

bleached ... 51/52

Jan Portraits 2014 ... one more to go!

snowflake ... 50/52

snowflake ... 50/52

Jan Portraits 2014 ...

lakeside ... 49/52

lakeside ... 49/52

A lovely day at Temple Newsam in Leeds ... Jan Portraits 2014

minimal ... 48/52

minimal ... 48/52

Jan portraits 2014 ... 52 Weeks Project

grass ... 47/52

grass ... 47/52

Jan portraits 2014 ... 52 Weeks Project taken at RHS Harlow Carr ...

rorschach ... 46/52

rorschach ... 46/52

Jan portraits 2014 ... 52 Weeks Project

reflected ... 45/52

reflected ... 45/52

At the home of the D'Oyly Carte family in South Devon, Coleton Fishacre ...

boathouse | greenway

boathouse | greenway

Seen at Greenway House and Gardens, the home of Agatha Christie in South Devon ... Jan at the rather marvellous boathouse on the River Dart.

halloween breakfast

halloween breakfast

Breakfast time on Halloween ...

mummy ... 44/52

mummy ... 44/52

Halloween Portrait Special! Jan Portraits 2014

ivy and feather ... 43/52

ivy and feather ... 43/52

We both had a similar idea for this weeks portrait, it's a good job that ivy and feathers are both positive symbols : Consciousness Development Expansion Rebirth Truth Speed Lightness Flight Ascension

catch 22 ... 42/52

catch 22 ... 42/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ...

doorway ... 41/52

doorway ... 41/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... This weeks portrait taken at the National Trust property Gawthorpe Hall in Padiham near Burnley, the home of the Shuttleworths ...

pagoda | portmeirion

pagoda | portmeirion

A sunny October day at a favourite place, Portmeirion in North Wales ... Jan in the red pagoda by the Chinese lake ... "Portmeirion is a popular tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and is now owned by a charitable trust. Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously serving as "The Village" in the 1960s television show The Prisoner."

strawberry | portmeirion

strawberry | portmeirion

A sunny October day at a favourite place, Portmeirion in North Wales ... Jan and a rather marvellous strawberry ice cream from the new shop in The Village ... "Portmeirion is a popular tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and is now owned by a charitable trust. Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously serving as "The Village" in the 1960s television show The Prisoner."

vote for number six | portmeirion

vote for number six | portmeirion

A sunny October day at a favourite place, Portmeirion in North Wales ... Jan is Number Six ... or Number Two?! "Portmeirion is a popular tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and is now owned by a charitable trust. Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously serving as "The Village" in the 1960s television show The Prisoner."

on the beach | barmouth ... 40/52

on the beach | barmouth ... 40/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan in the holiday town of Barmouth on the North Wales Coast ... really nice out of season, great beaches and views. Warm summer like temperatures help too!

jan | framed | plas brondanw

jan | framed | plas brondanw

Had a fab day out at Plas Brondanw Gardens a couple of miles walk away from where we are staying at Penrhyndeudraeth. It was the home and absorbing interest of Clough Williams-Ellis, who went on to build the Italianate and whimsical Portmeirion just down the road from here.

nordic ... 39/52

nordic ... 39/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

candle | heart ... 38/52

candle | heart ... 38/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

reflective | beningbrough hall

reflective | beningbrough hall

Playing around at Beningbrough Hall ... Reflective two way mirror window thing!

garden | beningbrough hall ... 37/52

garden | beningbrough hall ... 37/52

At Beningbrough Hall NT near York ...

panama ... 36/52

panama ... 36/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

green ... 35/52

green ... 35/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... at The Wrens pub for the monthly Leeds Flickr Group 'Click n Sup' ... Jan Portraits 2014

veggie | towersey festival

veggie | towersey festival

Jan at the Towersey Festival 2014 ...

honeycomb | towersey festival | 34/52

honeycomb | towersey festival | 34/52

Jan at the Towersey Festival ... 52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

shades | towersey festival

shades | towersey festival

Selfie in the shades worn by Jan at the Towersey Festival ...

fuji ... 33/52

fuji ... 33/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

bridge | borrowdale

bridge | borrowdale

At the far end of Derwentwater, Borrowdale ...

derwentwater ... 32/52

derwentwater ... 32/52

Jan at Friar's Crag overlooking Derwentwater in Keswick ... 52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

apple ... 31/52

apple ... 31/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

ice cream ... 30/52

ice cream ... 30/52

Tatton Park RHS Flower Show ... 52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

rabbit ... 29/52

rabbit ... 29/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Trinity Centre ... Leeds Jan Portraits 2014

silhouette ... 28/52

silhouette ... 28/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

le tour ... 27/52

le tour ... 27/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

bus stop | lagos

bus stop | lagos

Portrait of Jan in Lagos, Portugal ...

blue | lagos

blue | lagos

A walk along the old sea wall in Lagos, Portugal ...

banana | lagos

banana | lagos

Jan enjoying (twice) an exhibition by António Alonso at the Cultural Centre in Lagos, Portugal ...

cocktail | lagos

cocktail | lagos

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan having a Strawberry Daiquiri in Zanzi-Bar in Lagos, Portugal ... Jan Portraits 2014

poppy ... 24/52

poppy ... 24/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

venetian ... 23/52

venetian ... 23/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

victoriana ... 22/52

victoriana ... 22/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Having a silly moment in the Corn Exchange in Leeds! Jan Portraits 2014

umbrella ... 21/52

umbrella ... 21/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

dandelion ... 20/52

dandelion ... 20/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

king's cross ...

king's cross ...

King's Cross Railway Station in London ... Jan Portraits 2014

tubular ... 19/52

tubular ... 19/52

On the London Underground ... Jan Portraits 2014

at gorsdale scar ... 18/52

at gorsdale scar ... 18/52

Jan auditions for a part in The Hobbit ;-) Had a great weekend away in the Yorkshire Dales ... this is Gorsdale Scar. I think it's about 30 years since I last visited and it's less than an hour and half away! Jan Portraits 2014

gallery ... 17/52

gallery ... 17/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014 The Hepworth gallery ... www.hepworthwakefield.org/

stone circle ...

stone circle ...

'Stone Circle' by Richard Long at the Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain exhibition at the Longside Gallery : Yorkshire Sculpture Park ... Jan Portraits 2014

gin in the reeds ... 16/52

gin in the reeds ... 16/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

only in england ...

only in england ...

Seen at the 'Only in England' Martin Parr and Tony Ray-Jones exhibition at The National Media Museum ... Bradford UK Jan Portraits 2014 www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/PlanAVisit/Exhibitions/Onl...

beret ... 15/52

beret ... 15/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

NYC ... 14/52

NYC ... 14/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

chairman of the board | leeds

chairman of the board | leeds

A photo walk in Leeds between Leeds Gallery at Munro House and The Tetley gallery at Crown Point ... The inspiration for today's walk was the Photography Days Out Group theme 'A Day In The Life' ... www.meetup.com/Photo-Days-Out/events/168061792/ Jan at The Tetley boardroom ...

dreamcatcher | leeds

dreamcatcher | leeds

A photo walk in Leeds between Leeds Gallery at Munro House and The Tetley gallery at Crown Point ... The inspiration for today's walk was the Photography Days Out Group theme 'A Day In The Life' ... www.meetup.com/Photo-Days-Out/events/168061792/ The Tetley ... sculpture by Samara Scott

thread | contour 13/52

thread | contour 13/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

film ...12/52

film ...12/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014 Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

stairway ...

stairway ...

Jan at Armley Mills in Leeds ... Jan Portraits 2014

bus stop | tenerife

bus stop | tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz | Tenerife Jan Portraits 2014

out of the blue | loro parque

out of the blue | loro parque

Seen at Loro Parque in Tenerife ... had a fabulous day out there and impressed that my Fujifilm X100S managed to capture so much. www.loroparque.com/

ficus ... 11/52

ficus ... 11/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014 Seen at Jardin de Aclimatación de La Orotava | Puerto de la Cruz | Tenerife

la bella ... 10/52

la bella ... 10/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... one remote soft box and natural light ... Jan Portraits 2014

haircut ... 9/52

haircut ... 9/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

framed ... 8/52

framed ... 8/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

biker  ... 7/52

biker ... 7/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

bubbles ... 6/52

bubbles ... 6/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... Jan Portraits 2014

desert ... 5/52

desert ... 5/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... The background was from a photograph I took of the desert in Giza, Egypt last time I was there ... Jan Portraits 2014

sepia | bleached

clavinova ... 4/52

clavinova ... 4/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ...

fuji ... 3/52

fuji ... 3/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ... lunch at Trinity on a 'gallery' day ...

sepia ... 2/52

sepia ... 2/52

52 Week Portrait Project 2014 ...

foxy ... 1/52

foxy ... 1/52

First photo of the New Year of Jan for my 52 Week Project ...

shalwar kameez ... 0/52

shalwar kameez ... 0/52

Jan modelling in shalwar kameez ... thanks Claire for the loan! The first of this year's portrait project with Jan as my muse and model ... although the official first photo will be in the New Year ...