Category Archives: Photography

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Wim Wenders: Polaroids

Instant Stories is a new exhibition on at The Photographers Gallery in London featuring the personal Polaroids of the film director Wim Wenders. Covering the period from the early ‘70s to the mid-‘80s, this promises to be a fascinating insight into the mechanics of his film making, as well as a look at some beautiful vintage Americana.

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Vintage Hallowe’en

Thoroughly freaking myself out by looking at vintage seasonal images. Some of them were just to scary to post, no honestly they were….

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Lying On A Cloud

I am currently working on a new series of photographs over on Flickr called Lying On A Cloud.

See a couple here if you like…

…or all of them over here:

https://flickr.com/photos/13416136@N02/sets/72157684496268613

More soon. Ta-ra!

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We’ll always have Paris

Paris, France.

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The Silence of Dogs in Cars

Just came across these beautiful and moving photographs by Martin Usborne, a photographer working in London.

He describes the series: "I was once left in a car at a young age. I don’t know when or where or for how long, possibly at the age of four, perhaps outside a supermarket, probably for fifteen minutes only. The details don’t matter. The point is that I wondered if anyone would come back. The fear I felt was strong: in a child’s mind it is possible to be alone forever.
Around the same age I began to feel a deep affinity with animals – in particular their plight at the hands of humans. I saw a TV documentary that included footage of a dog being put in a plastic bag and being kicked. What appalled me most was that the dog could not speak back.
I should say that I was a well-loved child and never abandoned and yet it is clear that both these experiences arose from the same place deep inside me: a fear of being alone and unheard.
When I started this project I knew the photos would be dark. In a sense, I was attempting to go back inside my car, to re-experience what I couldn’t bear as a child. What I didn’t expect was to see so many subtle reactions by the dogs: some sad, some expectant, some angry, some dejected. It was as if upon opening up a box of grey-coloured pencils I was surprised to see so many shades inside.
There is life in the darkest places inside us."

See more on his website

Janine pretends…some more

A couple of new ones in the long-running series following just what Janine gets up to

You can see all the photos in this series here

Beatles, backstage

What to do, what to do…