Boring Street Photography

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During Lockdown, I have given Zoom talks on street photography to both PhotoBath and to the East Sutherland Camera Club. Having updated and extended the presentation, including adding more on ‘gaze’ and ‘ethics’ (especially in the emerging context of Black Lives matter), last Friday I gave a talk to the Frome Wessex Camera Club. I called it ‘Boring Street Photography’ as …

Self-Isolation Project

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The UK is now officially in ‘lockdown mode’, although Ingrid and I have been self-isolating as much as possible for almost three weeks, now, with only trips to grocery stores, pharmacy and garage. We are very fortunate in living in the country, away from crowds yet surprisingly well served via nearby small towns. And two of our kids (!) live …