Welcome to 'Encountered Images', Malcolm McMillan's digital photography website. You are at the


From here you can either, visit the PHOTO BLOG where images are uploaded from time to time, or, using the links on the right, go directly to the Gallery or individual Albums where the images ultimately are exhibited.

This site is currently under reconstruction.

As anticipated 'The Public' has been sold off to become part of a F.E. college. At least this easy option saves me from having to visit West Bromwich ever again!
the Public Art Gallery

Latest Project

Items left after the closure of the coffin worksRecording the restoration of Newman Brothers' Coffin Works in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. A project managed by the Birmingham Conservation Trust.


filming Time Team at the dig

'Dig for Shakespeare'

Photographs recording aspects of the Dig for Shakespeare which took place between 2010 and 2012 at 'New Place' Stratford upon Avon, carried out by Birmingham Archaeology on behalf of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Album

refracted light through raindrops on clothes drying line

'Sans Vetements'

Was on display (until Feb 3rd) at the
Light Up Digital exhibition at:
The Public logo
Art Gallery in West Bromwich

included in the Album: Various

Other websites by Malcolm McMillan:
Birmingham Heritage Forum (heritage visitor sites in Birmingham)
Neil Spalding Ceramics (ceramic models of historic architecture)
Feckenham Forest History Society (local History interest group)
Varied Strands (Craftswomans personal site including several crafts.)
Nancy Butterfly (Morris Dance Group's site)


The photos are organised into albums grouped under section headings eg. 'Retro', or 'Diverse Locations', reflecting areas of interest to me. Each section has its own introductory page with selected photographs, and comments.


RETRO (Hull, Hell and Halifax)


    Some of my images are available for purchase online at Alamy:

    Stock photography by Malcolm McMillan at Alamy

    Comments, suggestions or feedback are very welcome. Please use the contact form to get in touch.