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Here’s where you will find press releases and items in the media relating to my work.

Fun Palace event in Morecambe for the whole family
The Visitor

Fun Palace event in Morecambe for the whole family

More Music are holding a free event for the whole family. Photography by Beanphoto.
It’s a wrap for town’s empty buildings
The Visitor

It’s a wrap for town’s empty buildings

Last year Morecambe BID commissioned photographer Johnny Bean with a brief to “bring the essence of the business out” without resorting to ‘shoot and scoot’ photography. BID said the intention was to highlight the independence, quirkiness and individuality of Morecambe’s business offer whilst producing a fun and light-hearted campaign.
Two empty buildings in Morecambe given makeover to brighten promenade
Lancashire Live

Two empty buildings in Morecambe given makeover to brighten promenade

John O’Neill, Manager of Morecambe BID, commented: “We wanted a different campaign, one that would bring the essence of the businesses out without resorting to the ‘butcher with a plate of sausages’ shot. "Johnny managed to capture the essence of the brief very well and there is a fun element involved, as well. “Every shot features a gull, not as obvious in some as in others, and there’s a quirkiness about it. "In ‘Gullfight on Victoria St.’, Gully, our webcam sensation, is seen packing a six-shooter whilst facing down Colin Brown who’s only armed with a blow dryer.
Morecambe’s time and tide bell due to be launched
The Visitor

Morecambe’s time and tide bell due to be launched

The installation of the Morecambe Time and Tide bell. Picture: Johnny Bean/Morecambe Artist Colony.
Morecambe sparkles as Christmas lights are switched on
Lancaster Guardian

Morecambe sparkles as Christmas lights are switched on

Morecambe sparkles as Christmas lights are switched on. Families enjoy Morecambe Christmas lights switch-on. Photo by Jonathan Bean
Morecambe guest house named as one of best in UK
Lancaster Guardian

Morecambe guest house named as one of best in UK

A newly refurbished guest house in Morecambe has been named as one of the best in the UK. Photos by Jonathan Bean Photography.
West by Carys Davies – stunning debut novel from a short-story writer
The Guardian

West by Carys Davies – stunning debut novel from a short-story writer

"West" by Carys Davies - not a word is wasted in this tale of American exploration that holds tragedy and comedy in delicate balance … the canvas is as wide as her brush is fine. Photograph: Jonathan Bean Photography
New art project delves into Morecambe’s past
The Visitor

New art project delves into Morecambe’s past

A photographer is appealing for holiday stories for new arts and heritage project in Morecambe. Johnny Bean and wife Carol are looking for memories and stories of Morecambe for the project, ‘High Teas and Holidays.’