Monthly Archives: May 2016

Blackbird

The first post under ‘Remains’ for well over 18 months.  Late spring has brought a clutch of dead fledglings and a reminder that this subject has been neglected. Photo: Mowbray Road, Cambridge, May 2016

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In Plain View 86 to 91

This gallery contains 6 photos.

The final roll of film in the ‘In Plain View’ project has returned from processing.  I’ve made a first quick selection of six shots presented here, without the ‘b’ detail.  I now want to edit the whole set into a … Continue reading

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Trolley Fall

Photo: Fisher Square, Cambridge, 160524

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In Plain View 85

This is the last of seven pairs of images from the roll of film that I had thought lost.  A final film from the project is with Ilford for processing.  I shall make a selection from that roll, then edit … Continue reading

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In Plain View 84

Photo: In Plain View 84         Photo: In Plain View 84a

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In Plain View 83

Photo: In Plain View 83         Photo: In Plain View 83

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In Plain View 82

Photo: In Plain View 82         Photo: In Plain View 82a

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In Plain View 81

Photo: In Plain View 81         Photo: In Plain View 81a

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In Plain View 80

Two more quotes that I may use in the book of ‘In plain view. ‘…You would see if You were looking…’  Imtiaz Dharker ‘Light is the photographic medium par excellence; it is to the photographer what words are to the … Continue reading

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In Plain View 79

The processed, scanned and printed film I believed to be lost (post 2nd May 2016) has arrived.  This is one of the pictures. Photo: In Plain View 79 & 79a    

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Spanish Adventure

I’ve bought a copy of Spanish Adventure by Norman Lewis, published in 1935.  On a literary wish list for a long time, it complements my copy of Sand and Sea in Arabia (1938, see post 17 June 2015) as the … Continue reading

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Public Squalor

This morning I walked from Chesterton into the centre of Cambridge along the river.  The boats moored along the right bank are a continuing source of fascination with their endless variations on what makes a floating home.  Generally I welcome … Continue reading

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Slimming Mannequin

Mannequins are usually dressed to kill and dressed to sell.  The figures are impossibly idealised, the clothes are the latest fashions and draped with a designer’s eye.  It’s all done with corporate correctness and control.  Charity shops are among the … Continue reading

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In Plain View 78

There has been a hiatus in adding pictures from my In Plain View/Light project, thanks to Royal Mail.  I sent, recorded delivery, a cassette of film to Ilford for processing in February.  After a couple of weeks with nothing from … Continue reading

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