Amy Spires
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SWEATER WEATHER

I have been hoping & praying for colder weather for a few weeks now. I hate the heat, I hate summer clothes, I hate it all. I’ve always preferred being wrapped up in a huge jumper and a massive wool coat. I’ve already started buying a few winter ‘pieces’, and this Zara oversized jumper was…

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HENRY

I bumped into Henry in Newcastle while Steven and I were having a little post-work wander. Loves a good pair of shorts, this lad. Shot on 35mm, kodak portra 400.

PHOTO DIARY

#1 I’ve always wanted a whistling kettle, and now I have one. It’s a little slower than an electric kettle but it makes the daily routine of making a cup of tea a little bit more interesting. And it looks absolutely beautiful. #2 I’m trying to collect more photo books. It’s nice having so much…

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A DAY IN YORK

Steven and I are trying to do as much with our time off as possible at the minute. Every opportunity we get, we’re going to try and visit a new place. Even if we can’t afford to go flying out to another country, we’ll just get the train to a new city and spend a…

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A NOOK MAKEOVER

I’d show you a before photo of this little nook in the bathroom but honestly, it was so awful. It’s such an awkward shape and size that I’ve never really known what to do with it, and the bathroom is so small anyways that I had nowhere else to keep all my bathtime bits and…

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THE QUAYSIDE MARKET

A few shots from a quick visit to the Quayside market last weekend. We wandered around for a bit, then had food over at the new Head of Steam. I can’t lie, I’m not a huge fan of the stalls at this market, I much prefer Tynemouth, but it’s a good place to just have…

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THE COAST

Wednesdays are the new Sundays. Steven and I used to always have every Sunday off together and they were fantastic. Nowadays our work rotas mean that I end up having a Sunday to myself but we get a midweek day together which is actually a bit better, as there’s quite a bit more to do…

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AILSA IN WATER

I shot these pictures a few months ago, but kept taking them down and putting them back up. I just wasn’t sure if they fitted in with the type of photography I want to pursue. I do feel like I want to do more street and documentary stuff, but I’m terrible for thinking that I…

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CURRENTLY

    Relaxed shapes, minimalist vibes, lots of white & a massive plant watering fail. Must invest in a watering can. The vintage jug looks pretty but pours like a beast. I love the shape of these jeans, I’ve barely worn anything else since I got them. I feel like all my other trousers are…

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ROTTERDAM 35MM / PART 2

I miss this city already. We were booking another few days away last night and it was so tempting to just go back here but we’re keeping it simple and staying in the country this time. I love these pictures. I feel like photographing Rotterdam has made me enjoy using the 35mm even more. So…

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THE SONNEVELD HOUSE

One major regret Steven and I had about our last visit to Rotterdam was not visiting the Sonneveld house. I am so so glad we got round to it this time. If there was ever a museum made exclusively to target me, then this would be it. Like, so hard. “Sonneveld House is one of…

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ROTTERDAM 35MM / PART 1

I took so many photos while we were away that I feel like I need to upload them in batches. I’ve got an absolute shit tonne more negatives to scan in but here’s the first lot. I love just having my little camera around my neck at all times and photographing everything. Most of the…

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CITY EXPLORING WITH DR. MARTENS

So our trip to Rotterdam was mostly planned to be a shopping, exploring & photography kinda trip, which meant that we needed to bring a lot of cameras and of course the laptop (along with chargers, extra film rolls, external hard drive etc etc etc) which is not the kind of stuff you want to…

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STREETS OF ROTTERDAM

I don’t know if I’d mentioned this previously but Steven and I booked a few nights away for our one year wedding anniversary (shitting hell we’re getting old) back in Rotterdam. We city hopped around Holland for our honeymoon and we both absolutely loved it here, so we’re back! We’re on the evening of night…