Category Archives: Southampton

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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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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Just one roll of film

The other day I was looking for a archived disk of wedding images when I stumbled across an old CD  containing images in black and white of a film I shot at the Southampton Mela in 2003. For those of … 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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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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Skull Man

Every year there is an Indian mela in Hollands Park, Southampton and I make a point of attending if the weather is dry. A mela is described by Wikipedia as a Sanskrit word meaning ‘gathering’ or ‘to meet’ or a ‘fair’. The one here … Continue reading

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Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer in Concert

I had the pleasure of photographing two great virtuosos of the acoustic bass, Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer, at the weekend. Here is a link to the Slate gallery of words and images for your to look at: https://slate.adobe.com/cp/vy7ZT/ All … Continue reading

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