Category Archives: Street

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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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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Southampton Pride 2016

My home town of Southampton is a multicultural city and major seaport. It is also a young city where around one in every eight of its population is a student. It is not surprising therefore that there is an active … Continue reading

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The View to Sea

I took a  brief visit to Stokes Bay near Gosport (Hampshire) last week to have morning coffee with my wonderful sister Brenda, who is now 85 and has problems walking. It was a glorious hot summers day, and whilst waiting for … Continue reading

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The Conversation

THE CONVERSATION: Two Indian men converse together at the Southampton Mela in 2003. Whilst hunting for something else I came across a disk of fairly low resolution scans of a film I shot in 2003 at the Southampton Mela. I have … Continue reading

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Flat Out

Taken in Romsey, England using a Leica M7 with 35mm Summarit-M f2.5 lens and Fuji Neopan 400CN film.

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The Horse with the Pink Tail

There are some times in street photography when you just have to use colour, such as this image captured in Southampton using my Leica M9 and 35mm Summarit-M lens.

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