Monthly Archives: February 2020

Film Ends 1

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 28

In my post of 11th February I wanted to provide a context for my Take a Seat pictures by looking at how the subject was treated in western painting.  I have now tried to broaden the context by looking at … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape 37

Cloudscapes from North Fen, Cottenham, yesterday.

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Royal Photography

The final part of Art, Passion & Power: The Story of the Royal Collection (the always-watchable Andrew Graham-Dixon on the BBC) looked at ‘Modern Time’, from the late 19th Century to today.  Photography featured twice. First, Princess Alexandra (1844-1925).  The … Continue reading

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 29

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German Photography

Watched the third part of Andrew Graham-Dixon’s excellent BBC 4 Art of Germany series yesterday.  ‘In the Shadow of Hitler’ explored the photography of August Sander and Bernd and Hilla Becher – who knew that French, German and British winding … Continue reading

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Post Cards From Great Britain 2

Further to my post of 14th February, the four photographs shown (London, Brighton and Broadstairs) were selected for the exhibition, plus this one of Cambridge.

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 28

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 27

Depictions of seated figures in their many guises in diverse public or semi-public situations give the characters varying degrees of dominance.  Individual small figures may be part of a wider landscape or setting; small figures may be part of a … Continue reading

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Postcards From Great Britain

Extracts from a media release issued by Shutter Hub Postcards from Great Britain is a large scale project from photography organisation Shutter Hub, which invites photographers to share their visions of British culture through photographic images to create conversations and exchange.  … Continue reading

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Clothes Line

Another example of where only colour will do.

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Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 26

I have posted 32 photographs under the title Take a Seat – Take a Moment (including this one).  This subject, people sitting in a public or semi-public setting, has now developed into a definite project, as I suggested in my … Continue reading

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 25

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Seeing Red

Even with my (mild) colour blindness I can see the red in this.  Reminds me to go to the Fen Ditton Gallery for the exhibition Seeing Red.  ‘This exhibition is the second in a series of exhibitions exploring colour that … Continue reading

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