Category Archives: photography

Vaping

On my recent trip into the city this guy came and sat next to me. I have wanted a ‘vaping’ shot for some time, and he was concentrating so much on his mobile phone he didn’t notice me shooting with … Continue reading

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Henley Historic Regatta

As I am sure many of you know I am going back through my old negatives to make sure they are in my digital archives, and I am finding some that I have overlooked in the past. I particularly like … Continue reading

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Willy Ronis

I have just been looking again at the wonderful photography of French photographer who, for me at least, ranks up there with the great names of Henry Cartier-Bresson and Robert Doisneau. When it comes to the world of social documentary … Continue reading

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Now on Tumblr!

I am pleased to say that you can now follow my images on Tumblr at https://www.tumblr.com/blog/gerry-walden They display well there, and I would be delighted if you felt able to follow me.

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The Ring

This image, taken last summer using a Leica M7 loaded with Fuji Neopan 400CN film at Salisbury Livestock market, has just been chosen as a favourite by National Geographic editor David Y. Lee – quite an honour, and the second time this image … Continue reading

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Bath Time!

Sometimes it is good to refresh your ideas, or to face a new challenge, as a photographer especially if, like me, you have been stumbling along blindly for a very long time. It was with this in mind that on … Continue reading

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In Defence of Street Photography

The French art critic Charles Pierre Baudelaire (1821 – 1867) said about artists of that time: “The painters of now must no longer spend their time in their studios studying plaster casts, clothing their subjects in the costumes of ancient Greeks … Continue reading

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