Offering Critique

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Last autumn I decided to join the local Frome Wessex Camera Club, something I had not done before, as I am not a ‘competition’ person, and I have a dislike of the kind of ‘technical nitpicking’  on images that can go on. However, the club is a delight. What brings everyone together is a love of photography, and a desire …

What is Street Photography?

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I have an ongoing project to digitise my film archives, which has been a bit interrupted by the MA. So a 2019 resolution is to make more progress on the task. On New Year’s Day, I posted the image in the header, ‘Drivers‘. It was taken in October, 1972, at Warkworth, Northumberland, using a Praktica Nova 1B (the first real …