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Street Photography: week thirty-one

“Look for clashing colours – the more lurid the better.” – Bang Byoung-Sang

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Street photography: week thirty

“Remember Robert Capa’s words: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough”” – Andrew Glickman

Leeks

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Pigeons

 

 

 

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Street Photography: week twenty-nine

“Find an ambiguity that lies just below the surface.” Jesse Marlow

On the mark

Stop

Pride

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Street photography: week twenty-eight

“Go somewhere you haven’t been before – a dog show, a polo match, a monster truck rally – and remember, the interesting things often happen at the fringes away from the main ‘action’.” – Paul Russell.

The three images below were all taken on the periphery.

Bag pipes

Mother and son enjoying the Tattoo parade with some ear protection.

From behind

Although not on the periphery of an event, these beach huts on Brighton seaside front have very colourful fronts and are often photographed from the front. They have a different appeal from behind.

Lets talk

I took this photograph while in Cuzco, Peru at a festival during Easter.

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Street photography: week twenty-seven

“Bend the rules and play tricks with the mind; make documents of moments that have never existed.” – Peter Funch

When these moments occur I find they are full of humour. I really enjoy finding them.

Didn't you know

Glass cars

Legs

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Street photography: week twenty-six

“If you’re not sure it’s a picture, shoot it anyway” – Carolyn Drake

These two images, from many others, were occasions when I saw something but was unsure whether to shoot it or not.

I think if one has reached the stage of trying to decide whether to click the shutter, then one has already thought too much about the image and should move on.

 

Woman with book

Gap

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Street photography: week twenty-five

“Talk to strangers, let them take you to places.” – Mark Alor Powell

Waiting for the elephants

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Following

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Street photography: week twenty-four

“Follow the money” – Stephen McLaren

Seller, buyer, tree

Berries

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Street photography: week twenty-three

“There is a crack in everything – that’s how the light gets in” Leonard Cohen, Frederic Lezmi.

Two quite different views, one of a broken ladder taken in an old light house in Cape Breton, and the other a scene at a christening in Hove, UK.

Broken ladder

In the church

 

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Street photography: week twenty-two

“Pick a spot, stay there for an hour and see what unfolds” – Polly Braden

A four-hour delay at Gatwick Airport…with my camera.

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