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Postcards From Great Britain

Further to posts on 28/11/119, 14/2/20 and 15/3/30, I’ve submitted five more photographs to Shutter Hub’s Postcards From Great Britain project. They look at people using the ourdoors. My accompanying text says: The UK has a comparatively high population density, … Continue reading

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment 31

The draft of Take a Seat is complete and has gone to Blurb for printing. It is due back by the end of the month.

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Covid 19 Day 69 30th May

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U3AC Photo Forum Challenge #3

Thirteen participants contributed 40 images in response to Tim’s third challenge.  The four subjects set and number of contributions were: old and new (8); the ‘they’ cave (6); household objects (5) and a splash of colour (21).   We Zoomed … Continue reading

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Graham Murrell – County Mayo

A new exhibition at the Fen Ditton Gallery. ‘The next exhibition of the Festival of Photography is a sensitive recording of County Mayo, Ireland, captured by Graham Murrell. These unseen photographs were taken during Murrell’s fellowship with the Ballinglen Arts Foundation Trust. Murrell … Continue reading

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Reading Visual Images

I’ve just finished the Open University free short course on Reading Visual Images, which is linked to the TV series The Age of the Image.  Posing the question, ‘What does a picture or an image tell you?’, the course is … Continue reading

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Postcards from Great Britain

Postcards from Great Britain opened in Haarlem on 5th March 2020 at the city’s famous Hotel Lion d’Or. This exhibition, with 326 images from over 100 photographers, is the first showing of photographs from the project launched by Shutterhub.  It runs … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Alison Critchlow

Beating Time – A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry is on show at the Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, until 23rd February.  ‘It proposes resonance across art forms and sets up a dialogue between painters, poets, viewers and readers.’  I was … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Colour

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Hercules ans Antaeus

Relaxing, if rather muddy, walk from Anglesey Abbey to Quy Fen yesterday.  Returning along Quy Water the bare winter trees allowed glimpses into the private part of the Abbey where Hercules and Antaeus wrestle on the lawn.  The figures, in … Continue reading

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