Yesterday’s dawn walk was at Bait’s Bite Lock. An easy stroll up the Cam from the end of Fen Road, Milton, past the Lock, to just beyond the A14. Lights showed life aboard two boats, joggers padded up and down the tow path, fishermen unpacked rods and nets and scullers stroked fluently along the sluggish river.
This was a new venue for the early morning walks that have become a growing source of pleasure and time for reflection in recent months. Newness and the changing light of dawn and sunrise on a clear day were encouragements to take photographs. But what to do with them all?
Black + White Photography magazine has started running a series of articles on curating photographs with the aim of making them distinctive and relevant in a world overrun with images. Important principles include caring about the subject (and having something to say), careful editing and engaging the viewer. This posting and the next two are the result of trying to curate the photographs taken yesterday.
Photos: River Cam, Bait’s Bite Lock, Milton December 2016