Monthly Archives: April 2011

A room with a view – God’s on line two!

I am lucky enough to live in an old building, so old in fact it’s called ‘Old Building’. I believe it dates from 1822. The rooms are bijou with high ceilings, my west-facing window catches a lot of sun in the early evening. … Continue reading

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You too could find an AK-47 in a flea market

The Zenit-E: A Revolutionary Picture This is the Zenit-E, a Soviet 35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) that has a die-cast frame,

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Just what are you suggesting?…that I shoot myself!?

Lomography – Capturing the unknown. Last year I was talking to a work colleague about photography, we both share a keen interest in photos, art and graphic design. She mentioned the word Lomography to me and I immediately punched it in … Continue reading

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There is nothing in this world that does not have a decisive moment.

Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Life in the Street There are many photographers I admire greatly, but above all my favourite is the French master, Henri Cartier-Bresson. Born in Northern France on 22nd August 1908, Cartier-Bresson was raised in a financially comfortable environment in which … Continue reading

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Live Dangerously Until the End

European Cinema History: The French New Wave ~ ‘Breathless’ (À bout de souffle) In the late 1950s and early 60s, the way we looked at cinema was changed, forever. The nouvelle vague, or French ‘new wave’ was an artistic and innovative movement whose adherents … Continue reading

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