Tempting though it is for some photographers to focus on signs of it’s trendification, Manchester’s Northern Quarter can also reveal a tougher, more uncompromising side, too, if you look closely enough. The juxtaposition of old and new for instance as shown below.
There’s plenty of interesting graffiti to catch a photographer’s eye, too.
And stranger still, this image.
A gritty northern quarter indeed, with plenty to surprise and intrigue.
For all it’s current charms, it’s true earthy nature is never far away. You only have to look that little bit closer.