Street Photography, the law and data collection

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This summarises my understanding of the UK legal and data collection frameworks as they apply to street photography. There is much confusion on the subject, and this is a small attempt to provide a few facts. Let me start with some overall comments: Street photography in public spaces is a perfectly legal activity in the UK. Even under new data …

Slide Restoration

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My Dad was also a photographer all of his life, and he kept meticulous records of every image – date, time, camera, lens, film and exposure details. Before he passed away in 2018, at almost 92 years of age, he had been sorting and digitising his slide archives, going back to the 1960s. I guess this is where I partly …