New exhibition launched at Colne deli

Bargee - La Dolce Vita photo exhibition "Northern Perceptions".
Bargee - La Dolce Vita photo exhibition "Northern Perceptions".

A new photographic exhibition has been launched at Colne’s La Dolce Vita.

“Northern Perceptions” is an exhibition of black and white prints by Foulridge photographer, David James, who is a member of the Padiham and District Photographic Society, Ilkley Camera Club and the Postal Photographic Club.

The exhibition launched on Wednesday, December 11th and will run until January 30th in the Foto Galleria above the Italian deli and coffee shop.

David James explained: “The photographs show my perceptions of northern people and places.

“Most were taken in Pendle on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border including Walton Spire above Colne and images of people and places alongside the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

“I’ve used the monochromatic style to emphasise some of the perceived grimness to be found in these parts!.

“To me, it displays the tonal range found in the landscape to much greater effect than any colour print.

“And a portrait in this style gives more depth and insight into the person’s character than a colour print could.”

These stunning images are free to view so why not pop in for a cappuccino or Italian beer while you browse.

Other work by David can be seen on his website at