An evening with John Blakemore

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An evening with John Blakemore

An evening with John Blakemore was organized by Photo Parlour and Real creative futures.  This talk was something not to be missed and I was looking forward to it very much.

Last photo talk I attended was probably this one. And that was long long time ago…

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Quote of the week – Henry Cartier-Bresson

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Photo courtesy of fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson Paris
Henri Cartier-Bresson. Photo courtesy of foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson Paris

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”

Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

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Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

First published 2017 by Ammonite Press

This book came to me as a very nice surprise. I get it for Christmas.

Nicely presented, this book brings together work of 16 of the world’s leading landscape photographers. (more…)

Walk on the wild side

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Exploring the landscapes in central Snowdonia

Although I’ve been to Snowdonia many times before, I have never visited landscape around Blaenau Ffestiniog. The main goal of the trip was walking around Stwlan Dam and disused slate mines. This part of Wales is known worldwide for the slate and disused mines are pretty much everywhere. 

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MEDIUM FORMAT PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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Medium format: Picture of the week

Port Mulgrave Sunrise, Yorkshire UK 2017
Port Mulgrave morning ,2017 Hasselblad 503CW f16 4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia50
Port Mulgrave morning, 2017 Hasselblad 503CW f16 4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia50

Fantastic sunset at Port Mulgrave in North Yorkshire

Fujifilm Velvia 50 is a slide film which I love. Colours of are truly something else. This was a great trip and picture above is one of my favourite from that morning.

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Quote of the week – Diane Arbus

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Diane Arbus in an Automat, New York, 1968. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGESDiane Arbus in an Automat, New York, 1968. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES
Diane Arbus in an Automat, New York, 1968. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.”

Diane Arbus

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MEDIUM FORMAT: PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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Medium format: Picture of the week

Parkhouse Hill from Chrome Hill, Peak District 2017
Parkhouse Hill from Chrome Hill. Peak District 2017. Hasselblad 503CW f16/4sec +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia 50
Parkhouse Hill from Chrome Hill. Peak District 2017. Hasselblad 503CW f16/4sec +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia 50

Early autumn evening in Peak District. Chrome Hill is one of my favourite spots in Peaks. This was one of the evenings when sunset did not happen as expected.I love how Velvia 50 rendered the greens in this picture….

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