Author Archives: Brian Human

Mani 2022

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Postcards to self from the Mani.

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Room with a View Revisited

I made a photo book Postcards from A Room with a View in 2014. I wish I’d had this ultimate ‘no view’ from room 229 at the Hampton by Hilton at Gatwick to include. To be fair, it was a … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape Revisited

Roy Hammans made reference to photographic trips exploring the fens in his comments on my post of 8th May. Here are two pictures from 1979: my view of silver birches at Holm Fen; and Roy’s photograph of me (I was … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape – Cottenham Lode 2

Spring reeds and cow parsley along Cottenham Lode, May 2022.

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Anglesey Figures Revisited

Reading through my diaries for a project I’m working on I came across this entry for 20th September 1980: ‘We spent the afternoon at Anglesey Abbey searching fruitlessly for conkers.  There were very few about, and those we found were … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape – Cottenham Lode

Cotteham Lode with spring reeds and cow parsley from Rampton end, Amy 2022.

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Working from…

Alternative working from home, Orchard Tea Room garden, Grantchester, May 2022.

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Oaks, Knapwell

Conjoined oaks, Overhall Spinney, Knapwell, Cambs.

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Man – Mango

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Art That Made Us

‘Art that Made Us’ is a major eight-part series for BBC Two. Through 1500 years and eight dramatic turning points, the series presents an alternative history of the British Isles, told through art.  It includes three photographic works. Episode 6 Rise … Continue reading

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Spring Shadows 4

Waresley Woods, 30th April 2022. Other spring shadow pictures are in monochrome; it would be perverse not to use colour in this case.

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Traces of Erewhon 18-21

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Fen Landscape – Rampton

Two photographs from a walk at Rampton in 23rd May 2022.

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U3AC Photography – Five Facets of Photography

The five-week course I ran in March/April seems to have been well received.  Of the 62% of attendees who gave formal feedback 92% thought it was excellent and 8% good against a range of criteria, giving an overall approval rating … Continue reading

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Photography in Fiction: The Dickens Boy

The Dickens Boy (Thomas Keneally, 2020) fictionalises the true story of the early years of Edward Dickens (known as Plorn), Charles Dickens’ youngest son, in Australia.  It is set largely on the remote sheep station at Momba, Wilcannia, New South … Continue reading

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