Category Archives: Street Photography

Walking 29

‘In the city, one is alone because the world is made up of strangers…’

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Walking 24

‘…surrealism’s domain was the street and the stroll was a crucial practice in its attempt to subvert and challenge our perceptions.’

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Walking 23

‘…making the invisible visible…’

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Walking 18

‘…the reliable value of putting one foot in front of another.’ 

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Walking 16

‘We are not at home in the streets of our cities.’

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Walking 13

‘…walking can be a form of self-avoidance…’

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Shutter Hub – Postcards from Europe

Shutter Hub is inviting submissions for a new exhibition. ‘Postcards from Europe is a call for response and collaboration, triggered by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and reflecting on Postcards from Great Britain, our most ambitious project to date, which … Continue reading

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Walking 3

‘You are not alone.  You walk in the city side by side with the living and the dead.’ 

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Walking 2

‘…to notice the unexpected beauty of the quotidian…’

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Walking 1

‘The street is the only region of valid experience’, according to Andre Breton in Najda, quoted by Matthew Beaumont in The Walker – On Finding and Losing Yourself in the Modern City (2020).  I think this is pushing the perils … Continue reading

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The Shutter Hub OPEN 20/21

The Shutter Hub OPEN 20/21 is still on schedule to open in July and August 2021 at Gallery 5&33 and Art’otel Amsterdam.   The plan is to have 175 Newspaper Club prints filling the walls.  The exhibiting photographers will be announced … Continue reading

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The Year of Living Safely – David Runnacles

David Runnacles’ new book, The Year of Living Safely, is a major achievement in a year when we have been so constrained. Insightful and illuminating, it draws strength from being focused on a specific period of time, which he has … Continue reading

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Covid Queue

Today – waiting for the post of Christmas present.

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On HCB 2

‘A few years after the first edition of Magnum Contact Sheets was released (5 June 2014 to be precise) journalist and literary critic Gaby Wood wrote an interesting article about the Cartier-Bresson exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris for … Continue reading

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On HCB 1

‘Tell us your favourite photographic quote. “We must think before and after, never while taking a picture.  Our success depends on sharpness, clarity, knowledge, but each time a photograph is planned, elaborate, it becomes stuck in clichés.”  Henri Cartier Bresson.  … Continue reading

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