A day of street photography in Derby with Bruce Gilden, Magnum

I can’t wait to see the Format Festival in March next year, especially as I spent the day with street photographer Bruce Gilden from Magnum while he was in Derby.

I learn’t a lot from watching him, not about the technical details like his flash settings or what f stop he uses, there is no point; all I would be doing is copying Bruce and not working on my own style, my own voice.

What did come across was his dedication, he knows what he wants, and has been pursuing that relentlessly for years, even though it may not be profitable when compared to other genres of photography!
I can’t wait to see his photographs…

Bruce Gilden’s commission, called Bruce Gilden: Head On, will be on show at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Gilden spent seven days in the streets of Derby in early November. His exhibition will be shown alongside a special mini-documentary of the photographer on commission shot by BJP’s news editor Olivier Laurent Read More >>on BJP website


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