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 …

Begin at the Beginning – My Photographic DNA

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Review your earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I was encouraged instead to do a more useful degree. So, a frustrated artist. I did …