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Shutter Hub – Poetry

News from Shutter Hub; and an invitation to submit photographs. ‘We’re really excited to let you know that we are launching Shutter Hub Editions in 2021, our new publishing house. Shutter Hub Editions will be creating a collection of beautiful … 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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Winter

No sun — no moon! / No morn — no noon —  / No dawn — no dusk — no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, / No comfortable feel in any member — / No … Continue reading

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Classical Contrasts 11 – Augustus

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Augustus was a Roman statesman and military leader who became the first emperor of the Roman Empire, reigning from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. He was the first ruler of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Figure: Augustus, one of … Continue reading

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Cottenham at Random

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Corona Diary

Are we about to go into coronavirus lockdown again?  It sometimes feels that we might, but I hope not – the hundred plus lost days from late March to early July now seem like a bad dream.  Most of my … Continue reading

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Madingley Hall

Sunny breakfast with DH on the terrace at Madingley Hall, looking out over the meadow and Capability Brown’s serpentine lake on the 10th. We puzzled over the architectural history of the house. I checked with Pevsner back home. The main … Continue reading

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Henry Moore

Two very different pictures from the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens on 9th September.

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What’s A Camera

Thumbing through an old diary I came across this cartoon recently. It’s an image I have often recalled over the years, but wouldn’t have known where to find it. I think it captures in a surreal way the mystery and … Continue reading

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Literary Photography

Browsing through an old diary yesterday, I came across the following entry: ‘Nicholas Monsarrat has just introduced two female characters into The Tribe That Lost its Head, photographers named Clandestine Lebourget and Noblesse O’Toole, would you believe.’ (16th December 1976). … Continue reading

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Swifts

In St Davids I noted ‘the swifts continue swooping and circling in the late western twilight’ on the 14th July.  Back home I watched them in Cambridge and Cottenham.  Friends alerted me to two breeding successes: in the Swift Tower … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 4

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The four pictures posted here are an example of how the figures from the Anglesey Abbey gardens will be shown, in this case Diana the Huntress.  A description of the god and the statue will accompany the pictures. Diana (Roman) … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 3

There are three related aspects to this project.  First, I plan for the final work to be presented as a single image of one figure from the gallery opposite up to four images of the equivalent figure from the garden.  … Continue reading

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Rooks etc.

Arosfa, St Davids, lockdown escape with a Cathedral view. Days end sitting in the garden listening to the rooks. Their rising and falling call and response goes from bird to bird, tree to tree and wood to wood. They fall … Continue reading

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Postcards From Great Britain

Further to posts on 28/11/19, 14/2/20 and 15/3/20, I’ve submitted five more photographs to Shutter Hub’s Postcards From Great Britain project. They look at people using the outdoors. My accompanying text says: The UK has a comparatively high population density, … Continue reading

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