Monthly Archives: September 2019

Colours

Photos: Cottenham, September 2019

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Missed Opportunities?

On 20th September I posted photographs from a week in Northumberland.  I think they are OK as memories of a good holiday in a beautiful and fascinating area; as photographs they are quite ordinary.  Just proves you can’t do two … Continue reading

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100 Photographs

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Further to my post on 20th August about taking some final pictures for the 100 Photographs project, these five have been added to the long list for editing.

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Northumberland September 2019

Saturday 7th September  Leave home 9.00 am.  A14 then A1 north.  Coffee and croissant at Blyth Services.  Road signs define the north: Rotherham, Doncaster, Leeds, Harrogate, York, Ripon, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Durham, Sunderland, Gateshead, Newcastle – Upon –Tyne.  A gazetteer of … Continue reading

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Gabbeh

‘I find it strange that anyone would believe that the only thing that matters is black and white.  It’s just idiotic. The history of art is the history of color.  The cave paintings had color…’  Saul Leiter, All About Saul … Continue reading

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A Patch of Blue

On the train to London (to see the Cindy Sherman exhibition).  We are delayed at Royston: no way forward; no way back; no way of escape.  I look out of the window and the words from The Ballad of Reading … Continue reading

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100 Photographs 100

This may be number 100, but it’s not the end of the line. There’s a last film to be processed (see post 20th August) and then the final edit to choose the 100 that will go into the book.

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Cindy Sherman

Saw the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday. Excellent and much more illuminating and rewarding than the recent TV programme. Catch it before it ends on 15th September.

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Bourton-on-the-Water

There is something admirable in true eccentricity.  C. A. Morris’s decision to build a one-ninth scale model of Bourton-on-the Water in the 1930s was eccentric (and why not one-tenth scale?), yet the result is admirable in its own way.  Exclude … Continue reading

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