Category Archives: Cambridge

David Runnacles

Several posts over the past three or four years have shown or mentioned the work of David Runnacles, a street photographer based in Cambridge.  His work has now been featured in INSPIRED EYE | Street Photography Magazine + Insights Video … Continue reading

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Women Reading 2

Maybe I should try to introduce my own pictures of women reading into the course as well as bringing up Kertesz’s book (see yesterday’s post). There are around 20 examples of women reading in my book Take a Seat – … Continue reading

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Footfall: Nice Cover, Shame About the Book

‘Does the artist understand their work best?’  That’s the question posed in the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Summer 2021.  Yes, argues critic Matthew Holman, ‘because they possess a more profound understanding of what they are up to’.  No, says … Continue reading

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Footfall Final

I introduced my Walking project on 29th January 2021.  Around 50 photographs from it have appeared up to 29th May, when I described bringing the work together in a Blurb book, Footfall – copies arrived on the 7th June.  The … Continue reading

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Photographic Ups and Downs

Thursday 27th was a day of photographic ups and downs. On the upside, the final version of my latest photobook, Footfall, was sent to Blurb for printing.  I tweaked a few of the pictures and included eight new ones that … Continue reading

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Walking 45

‘I walk because I like it.  I like the rhythm of it…’

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Walking 44

‘…the unexpected insights and juxtapositions…’

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Walking 43

To walk at night is to yield to, or embrace, an outlaw status.

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Walking 42

‘Out in the street, we become observing entities, “part of that vast republican army of anonymous trampers”.’ 

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Walking 41

‘…walking articulates both physical and mental freedom.’  

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Walking 40

‘In the contemporary city, the eyes on screens often outnumber those on the street.’

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Walking 39

‘…it is both means and end, travel and destination.’

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Walking 37

‘…a way to bask in the faint human warmth of brief encounters, acquaintances, greetings, and overheard conversations.’

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Walking 36

‘How do you navigate a city where the streets have no names?’

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Walking 35

‘No walk, as far as I am concerned, is ever wasted.’

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