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Photographer Jim still following his passion.

PUBLISHED: 12:30 07 May 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 07 May 2017

Weston-super-Mare based photographer - Jim Barron.

Weston-super-Mare based photographer - Jim Barron.


Weston photographer, Jim Barron, likes to take a random approach when capturing his pictures.

Graffiti is art. Picture: JIM BARRONGraffiti is art. Picture: JIM BARRON

“Having been lucky enough to have a school where photography was on the curriculum and a teacher who encouraged us to get out and take pictures, I have been following this passion for years.

Spring colour in Clarence Park. Picture: JIM BARRONSpring colour in Clarence Park. Picture: JIM BARRON

Walking with friends. Picture: JIM BARRONWalking with friends. Picture: JIM BARRON

“Despite a break during my service in the RAF, I have always been interested in images and as soon as I was able I started again.

Can't wait! Picture: JIM BARRONCan't wait! Picture: JIM BARRON

“I like to take a more random approach and to also capture people as they are in the environment.

Family time. Picture: JIM BARRONFamily time. Picture: JIM BARRON

“Architecture and landscapes also join in to help me create the pictures I want. Anything away from the standard point and shoot ideas we are immersed in.”

Street music. Picture: JIM BARRONStreet music. Picture: JIM BARRON

Ice cream.  Picture: JIM BARRONIce cream. Picture: JIM BARRON

Jim is a member of our photo-sharing website - iwitness24.

Anchor Head adventure. Picture: JIM BARRONAnchor Head adventure. Picture: JIM BARRON

If you are a keen photographer then why not join our community of local photographers at and start uploading your photos from the region.

Sunset on the beach, hand in hand. Picture: JIM BARRONSunset on the beach, hand in hand. Picture: JIM BARRON

We are always looking to promote local photographers and their beautiful photos of Weston and surrounding areas. If you would like to be considered as a featured photographer then click here.

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