Promenade and beach, Rhyl, North Wales.

Steps leading to blocked-off entrance, Dudley, West Midlands.

Derelict gantry of former oil refinery, Canvey Island, Essex

Seafront and dog, New Brighton, Wallasey.

Three wheelie bins and two empty gasometers, Birmingham.

Sea of thistles next to gas holders , Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

Bootle, Merseyside.

Two gantries, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

Overgrown marshalling yard, Stockton-on-Tees.

View of ConocoPhillips oil refinery, South Killingolme, North Lincolnshire,

Petrochemical storage tanks beyond trees, North Cheshire

Rusting goal posts in public playing field coated with daisies, North Cheshire

Sea front, Rhyl, North Wales.

Railway bridge, Flintshire, Wales

Walkway ascending from underpass, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Road sign, Dudley, West Midlands

Imported Great Wall Steed pick-up trucks from China, Queenborough, Kent.

Electricity generating substation, Keadby, North Lincolnshire.

Mixed suburban, industrial and rural land, Kemsley, North Kent

Metal fence with old spiders webs, Ocker Hill, Sandwell.

Close-up of wire mesh fence with gas holders beyond, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

Bus shelter in new business park, West Midlands.

Street light, Hortonwood industrial park, Telford

Roof, Hortonwood industrial park, Telford


Woodland, Telford, Shropshire

Roadside on industrial estate, Wolverhapton, West Midlands.

Orford Ness, former Cold War weapons research site, Suffolk


Orford Ness, former Cold War weapons research site, Suffolk

Lost boot on derelict land, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

Lifeboat slipway, Mumbles, Swansea, Wales

Run-down industrial estate, Garston, Merseyside.

Sign next to field, Suffolk


CCTV camera at the boundary of a large industrial complex hidden from view, Teesside.

Children's play area in the rain, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Liquified petroleum gas terminal and storage depot, Canvey Island, Essex.

Orford Ness, former Cold War weapons research site, Suffolk

Birkenhead, Merseyside

Burnt-out car beneath bridge, Ocker Hill, Sandwell.

Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside.

Small Heath Bridge, Birmingham.

Industrial wasteland, Teesside.

Site of abandoned steel works, Teesside

Window, side wall of factory, Stoke-on-Trent

Lorry park, Telford

Aging industrial infrastructure, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

New Brighton beach, Wallasey, Merseyside

Bouy floating in the River Tees, Middlesbrough, Teesside.

River Dee, upstream by a few miles from the Dee Estuary, near the Wales/England border

Facade of office block in the Dudley, the West Midlands.

View of Mersey Estuary from abandoned wharf, Liverpool, Merseyside.

Point of Ayr, Flintshire, Wales.

Tall pylon carrying power lines across the Great Ouse, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

Irish sea seen from Wallasey, Merseyside.

Mainly landscape work, occasionally interiors, mainly in areas where urban sprawl, industrial architecture, artefacts of infrastructure, retail and recreational spaces, derelict and dysfunctional structures, traces of human presence and activity, and the ever present and often encroaching natural world, meet in strange alliances. Preferred lighting is ordinary daylight.

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Robert Brook: photographer, one time film maker, digital artist: had pictures exhibited in public galleries, purchased by public and private collections, worked on music album covers, won an award for film work before specializing in photojournalism and editorial photography for many years. Since 2012 has been working mainly on personal projects.


London in the margins 1975 - 1990. Several series of mainly black and white photos of marginal areas and edgelands of London. First tranche exhibited at the the Serpentine Gallery in 1977, and some pictures appeared there in two subsequent exhibitions. These photos are currently being brought back to life via a series of video projects

Pond 1975 - 1995. An ornamental garden and pond in Battersea Park depicted over time. Also being incorporated into a video project.

Software project 1985 - 1992. Early involvement with computer graphics deploying complex geometrical forms.

Essex and Kent dumps 1989 - 1992. Landscape pictures of land and water under stress. Published/used worldwide. Followed this with similar work in the Black Country.

Night photography 2000 - 2002. Incorporated a series of black and white urban night photographs into a website display: 'UK Nights' selected by Yahoo as a Pick of the Day.

35mm traditional street photography collection 1996 - 2004 in association with Photofusion. Observational, rather than subjective, mainly in Northern towns and cities. Widely published. Some work featured in the exhibition: Mass Photography: Blackpool through the camera.

Night Photography 2010 - 2016. More night photography, but using digital rather than film, in mixed suburban / industrial areas. Pictures were acquired by Corbis Contemporary

Currently - since 2014 - has been working on more complex narrative imagery often combining real photography with elements of CGI.
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