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Sundown by the Thames

Photographs rarely simply record a scene – the composition and focus selected by the photographer guide our eyes, and help to tell a story or ask a question about what we are looking at. Today’s image in some ways subverts … Continue reading

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New River pumping station

In some ways, today’s picture looks rather empty, but it shows a view which I liked when I used to live in Hertfordshire.  The New River, which flows through the picture, was constructed in the early 1600s to bring fresh … Continue reading

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Gazebos on the river

For many years I lived in Ware, in Hertfordshire, a town with many claims to fame – including the legendary Great Bed of Ware which was built for one of the many coaching inns which lined the High Street, and … Continue reading

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“Sweet Thames, run softly…”

The name of London’s great river, the Thames, is said to come from an old word meaning “dark”.  I guess the tidal nature of the river has always stirred up a lot of mud and silt which tends to make … Continue reading

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Two bridges

Well, apologies first of all for the delay in posting updates!  The last couple of weeks have been really busy both with my exhibition in London, a number of talks and workshops on my First World War centenary project, and … Continue reading

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Water mill

Regular viewers may conclude on looking at today’s picture that I am developing something of an obsession for brick towers…I’ll aim to break the trend with the next posting!  Once again it is the textures here that really interest me … Continue reading

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Linking London and Hertford

Having lived for large parts of my life in Hertfordshire or London, a fair proportion of my images come from those areas.   I guess this should not be a surprise, but I think a lot of us (whether photographers … Continue reading

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