Dave Humphreys 40377618_10160830195900693_2039539931461713920_oI am the person behind the concept of the Birkenhead2020 Project. The idea came to me late in 2019 as a way to curate a collection of photographs of Birkenhead, to give future generations the opportunity to see what every street in Birkenhead looked like in 2020 – a snapshot in time of the town through the course of a year. I am a resident of Birkenhead and I  am a professional photographer (www.fotopiaimages.com) and thought that this would be a good use of my down-time and hopefully to inspire people to go out and photograph their street or area to add to the archive.

Jean-Pierre Magloire_Profile PicJean-Pierre Magloire I studied photography at Birkenhead Sixth-form College in Claughton village 25 years ago. I went on to study for a Media studies B.A. a couple of years later. I have photographed many events in the voluntary & community sector for 15 years and also spent a little time on nature photography. Now, I am a keen local history photographer building an image archive, most recently specializing in Mersey maritime subjects.

IMG_5221cropPeter Weston I am a retired Electronics Engineer who enjoys taking photographs (I started with a Brownie 127!) and investigating family history. I have lived in the area all my life and have been taking pictures of the Birkenhead I remember for a few years now. I find it alarming to see so much has disappeared; even things I saw being built. That is why I am anxious to support the Birkenhead2020 project in recording a snap-shot of the town as it is today for future generations.

Thanks also to Philip Brookes, Rob Orr, Rob Goulding & Stephen Carrigan.

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