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Fading Images

Fading Images is a web site resource for: people researching their family histories; and historians interested in Cambridgeshire photographs and photographers. Sections of the site include: an A-Z of photographers; a list of photographic societies; dating old photographs; and mystery … Continue reading

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Black Oak – Bog Oak

‘A 13m long table created from a 5,000-year-old fossilised black oak tree, discovered in the fens will be on display in the Cathedral from 18 May 2022 until March 2023.’ ‘The giant black oak tree was found in a field … Continue reading

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Solstice Blues

Blue and white at old Hunstanton, 21st June 2022, summer solstice.

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Sculpted Faces

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Six sculpted faces from the Cotswold Sculpture Park, June 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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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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Strawberry Fields – for real

Let me take you down‘Cause I’m going to strawberry fieldsNothing is realAnd nothing to get hung aboutStrawberry fields forever

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Spring Shadows 3

Beechwoods at Birdlip, Gloustershire, April 2022.

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Madingley Hall

The array of decorated chimneys seems emblematic of the complicated history of Madingley Hall.

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Painswick Beacon

‘Set on the Cotswold escarpment, Painswick Beacon is the site of an Iron Age hill fort. From there, you can enjoy gorgeous views of the Cotswold Hills, the Severn Vale, the Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons mountains.’

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Photography in Fiction: Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel is set in an unnamed city in northern Colombia, perhaps an amalgam of Cartagena and Barranquilla, in an undated period around 1875-1924 (or 1880-1930, sources differ).  The main characters are Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza, who … Continue reading

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Spring Shadows 2

More spring shadows, here at Whistley Hill, Cheltenham, Glous.

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Flash Mob?

I posted this picture of lunch with Roy Hammans, Robb Appleton and David Runnacles on Facebook with the question, ‘What’s the collective noun for a group of grumpy old photographers?’  I suggested ‘an over exposure’.  Friends have kindly proposed: a … Continue reading

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