Category: London

A wander round London

Every 6 months or so Sam and I take a trip to London to see some photography exhibitions, art and design, and generally wander the city. It’s a day trip city break. We did this back in July last year. Cheap tickets. Good exhibitions. It’s a simple thing and I’m never bored.

FYI there’s an exhibition on video games coming up at the V&A later this year. I have high hopes for it as it features Journey, The Last of Us and No Man’s Sky (which I really need to return to). We’ll be going down for that and another wander.

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An afternoon in London

A week ago I was in London where I visited the Alec Soth exhibition at Media Space London which really got me thinking so I went for a walk. Here be photos. Thoughts on Thursday as I’m still processing them.

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London morning

I don’t know if these are really any good or not. There’s a certain something to them but that may simply be a reminder of someone’s work that actually is good. They are just people walking around streets type photos. The kind I’m not usually fond of. They tick the boxes. Light bounced off building to illuminate people, tick. On a street, tick. People, tick. But what am I saying? What’s going on here? I dunno. Is there anything really to them other than I thought the light was fun to play with so I took a few photos? Is that enough?

Photographing people on the streets is easy. Photographing an actual moment with good light and composition is bloody hard. Often you go out and take other people’s photos. You see them and think it’s good but it’s simply an echo of really good work.

Well here they are any way. I’m getting them out the way before getting to the good photos from the past few weeks.

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