Bill Cunningham [Unpublished Photos]

Bill Cunningham was a New York Based, bicycle riding street and Fashion Photographer, who worked for the New York Times from 1978 till his death  in 2016. He was somewhat of cult figure in photography circles, there was even a documentary made of him in his final years. Today the New York Times have published… Continue reading Bill Cunningham [Unpublished Photos]

Memory/Place/Archive

img_4349-version-2One of the aspects of photography that captivates me greatly as indeed does so many people, is its capacity to aid memory. This is a contentious issue. With arguments against there being a tsunami of photographs and arguments that think a photograph made is better than a photograph not made, and other where the current sate of the art and technology is at a forefront, and every argument in-between

So for todays serving from my archive I present  some images I made on an ongoing and regular basis. For all intents and purpose however this view has now disappeared. You see we are 1/3 of the way though the renovation of our house and these images as unremarkable as they are on the surface hold great significance for me. I even setup a dedicated tumblr for them. The premise was simple. Watch the light sweep across my backyard, which faced north. Make a picture if I felt the light was interesting, pick the most stunning ones and upload them to tumblr.

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For all intents and purposes, this idea has run its course, for the time being. Soon I will upload the remaining most interesting images. Perhaps they will become an exhibition or book, either way making a picture facing north from my back doorstep has ceased, or maybe I’ll choose another angle and a different set of parameters to keep the work ticking away?