Category Archives: Film

Photographs made on film

Traces of Erewhon 2

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Traces of Erewhon – 1

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Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 39

Three figures added from the Museum of Classical Archaeology’s cast collection.

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Analog Deferred

Here is the ultimate in deferred gratification.  Tim Hannigan is interviewing travel writer Rory Maclean. ‘Look!’ he said, reaching across to his desk as I settled into my seat and switched on my digital recorder.  He lifted a small, hard … Continue reading

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Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 38

Three more figures from Classical Archaeology. Off there this morning to take what should be the last set of pictures.

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Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 37

I’ve now started to take photographs of the casts of subjects in the Museum of Classical Archaeology that correspond to the figures in the grounds of Anglesey Abbey.

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Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 36

Faun (Roman) or Satyr (Greek), a woodland creature that is part human and part goat. Part of the retinue of Dionysus and devoted to drink and sex.  The name faun is derived from Faunus, the name of an ancient deity … Continue reading

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Analog Forever

Further to the previous post, here’s something from an interview with Bellamy Hunt, founder of Japan Camera Hunter, in which he’s asked, ‘Why do you think there’s been a resurgence on film photography?’ ‘There are a few reasons, but the … Continue reading

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Footfall – A Curate’s Egg

Further comments on Footfall, from a photographer friend this time.  My responses in italics. ‘I have been struggling to come up with lucid comments on your book. I think the critique you got from your friend is a little harsh, … 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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Classical Contrasts 34 Vespasian

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Vespasian was Roman emperor from 69 to 79. The fourth and last in the Year of the Four Emperors, he founded the Flavian dynasty that ruled the Empire for 27 years. Figure: one of The Twelve Caesars, Italian (Roman) School … 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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