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A piece of history

My friend John posted this image on FaceBook  just now. (see the image in situ here) John notes the photo was posed for the Northern Echo newspaper to record the Spinal Injuries Association’s first AGM held in  Harrogate in 1974. … Continue reading

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FreshFaced, WildEyed and coincidence

The Photographers’ Gallery newsletter arrived the other day (on March 25th to be exact) announcing its annual exhibition aimed at celebrating emerging talent in the UK. It’s open to those who have graduated in the last 12 months from a … Continue reading

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Moving forward?

We have all looked at millions of images and seen many and varied approaches to photographic representation. It is interesting how representational styles ebb and flow during different historical times. One that I have long been drawn toward is that … Continue reading

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A photo a day – morning

Autumn has definitely arrived: this morning had a crispness to it not seen since last spring. As I was getting dressed this vista caught my eye. It wasn’t just the light and shadow directly hitting the door but also the … Continue reading

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A photo a day – in the garden

It was too lovely not to spend some time in the garden today…

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A photo a day – the first 100 days

So today marks the one hundredth day of this series. The image is a tetraptych study of light and form. While I am pleased with the result the real personal benefit to me was in the taking, processing and creating … Continue reading

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A photo a day – geometry

Sometimes the subject matter can be less important that the geometry of an image and I think this photo is an example of that. In fact I had planed to use this image below as today’s photo as it contrasts … Continue reading

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A photo a day – the nature of polythene

  We know all photos are re-presentations of the real and so not the same as the real,  and depending on the approach taken can be either realist in approach – a window to the real – or a transformation/interpretation … Continue reading

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A photo a day – unwitting testimony

We all know that one of the great things about photography is that it can offer new or different ways of looking at familiar things. In this photo, of me at my desk, I’ve tried to do just that. I … Continue reading

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A photo a day – a consideration of subject matter, form, production values and evocation

Yesterday’s photo of my cupboard got me thinking about hidden things. Lots of photography is about exposing issues – video clips of money passing hands, photos of politicians or the good and the great taking drugs etc. Then there is … Continue reading

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