Monthly Archives: May 2014

Analogue

Trying to get back on terms with commercially processed and scanned film.  Leica M6 & Ilford HP5 Plus. Photo: Near Fulbourn, Cambs, May 2014

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Headless

A headless woman sits dutifully at her sewing machine surrounded by floral fripperies.  Is this how corporate  Cath Kidston sees its customers? Photo: Cath Kidston, Market Hill, Cambridge, May 2014

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Botana

Ioannis, Kardamili, bicycles and bric-a-brac.  Cycling between To Kastro and Pigadouli Quay and down to Ritsa Beach would be a treat.  Outside that it’s for the fit and enthusiastic. Photo: Ioannis, Kardamili, May 2014

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Campkins no more

Campkins Camera Centre at 1 Rose Crescent, Cambridge, has closed and is being consolidated with the shop at 12a King’s Parade. The sad demise of what looked and felt like a traditional camera dealer’s shop, an echo of its predecessor … Continue reading

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Modern Mani

In 2010 I produced a photo book of Mani pictures. In the introduction I said: ‘There are no people, nor the modern manifestations of tourism and development described in the journal notes [appended to the book]. The use of black … Continue reading

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Patrick Leigh Fremor’s House

Part of the enduring legacy of Paddy’s life is his house at Kalamitsi, just south of Kardamili, widely considered to be one of the great writers’ houses. It awaits an assured future in the stewardship of the Benaki Museum, but … Continue reading

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Olympic Park 1

Photo: Olympic Park, London, 4th May 2014

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