Social Media Likes – Redux

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Well, broke my own record, again. I just finished scanning a series of Agfa CT 21 slides taken in Istanbul in January, 1977. They were taken with my lovely Pentax KX, about 6 months after I bought it, and most were shot with the excellent Pentax 55mm F/1.8 lens. I posted a single image on facebook, across the usual film …

Fifty Years of Street Photography

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It is slightly ironic that when I started taking my photography almost as a full time job, about 6 / 7 years ago, I thought that the area that I was lacking was portrait work. And, by that, I meant candids, on the street. Mick Yates. Streets of Aswan. 1975. Yet, as I work my way through scanning my slides …