In June 2020 we were contacted by North Tyneside General hospital (or Rake Lane if you’re local) to ask if we would like to supply local images for the refurbed cafe. YES OF COURSE was the answer. As this is my local hospital and I’ve spent more time than most in this place (I’m very accident prone and a type 1 diabetic) and always admired the work of local artists and photographers that adorns the walls in waiting rooms and corridors. It was a great privilege to be asked to join those names and have my work up in the hospital. There are 9 local images from Tynemouth to Newcastle about A2 in size and they look fantastic. Due to Covid 19 there is still a very limited number of visitors allowed to the hospital so I haven’t been able to get in and see them myself but here’s a few shots I was sent after they went up. There will be an official launch later in the year when things have settled down so I’ll update the post then.
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In March 2020 a worldwide pandemic named Covid 19 brought the world to a standstill. Governments were forced to put countries into lockdown to protect there citizens and the North Eastern City of Newcastle Upon Tyne was just one of them. Home to our gallery we which we were forced to close, the city streets fell silent, next to nobody was outside and traffic was minimal. On occasion I needed to visit my gallery in order to get things that enabled me to continue working from home. It is was on these occasions that I took a little wonder only a few hundred metres from the gallery to shoot some of these amazing images. As a photographer it is very rare to get these kind of shots, sure you can wonder the streets at 4a.m. in the summer months and not see a sole but the cars would still be parked on the side of the road.
Now in it’s 8th Year the latest addition to the Heart Series is release February 1st. What started as a one off from Dunstanburgh has become a yearly Valentines Day Challenge. Each of these images as a naturally formed heart shape within it at an iconic North East location. These natural shapes are becoming a little harder to find these days and this years addition ‘Heart of an Angel’ makes use of the local foliage to provide the symbol of love.
If you’ve spent time with a loved one or have fond memories of any of these locations the Heart series could be the perfect gift for you.
If you’re staying in any of the cities top hotels you will no doubt have seen the hardbacked Kingfischer city guide in your room. These guides give a great insight into the region and what to do while you’re here. We didn’t make the cover this year but once again the guide is filled with some of our top images to show off the region, great to see Time Freezer Jnr in print in this shot of the Angel. You can see the online version here
What a start to the year, I decided this year to take a little more time off than I normally would to spend some time with my partner and our kids and to just relax a bit more after the busy couple of months prior. So I’ve been a little slow starting up this year but to kick it off we’ve just been selected as a feature for the February edition of Living North Magazine.
This year we’ll be attending the St James Park Festive Fayre at the one and only St James Park on 16th &17th November. If you would like a complimentary ticket pop into the gallery before then and we’ll sort you out.
We will once again be exhibiting at Living North magazines Christmas Fair which will again be held at Kingston Park Home of the Newcastle Falcons. We’ll be right near the front on stall 101 just as you come in with our usual Christmas fair pricing giving you the perfect chance to get that loved one something special. If you need a ticket to get in, come see us ASAP at the gallery for a complimentary ticket.
We’ve joined up with exclusive discount club Snapsaver to bring you some amazing savings. Launching in May 2019 this yo’ll be entitled to a framed image at 50% off retail. Head on over to snapsavers website to get yourself on the list.
In February 2019 we featured on the cover of Living North East Magazine. The issue also included a full feature on the Dark skies and where to see them in the North East.
Here at Time Freezer Photography we absolutely love the work of our friend James @LinesBehind his cards are hilarious, bright and bubbly but the Stacked images he produced of our local area are on point. So we thought we’ would ask him to create one for us, showing all the areas of the North East we photograph centered around our base here at No. 13 STACK Newcastle. The advert was created for Newcastle Kingfisher Guidebooks which adorn the bedrooms of all the top hotels in the city. To see more of James work head on down to the gallery.