Jubilee Beacon at Little Eaton

The Beacon for the Queens Diamond Jubilee at Little Eaton was up near the A38 at Cuckoo’s Farm. The Pictures are All taken From St Peters Park which had been circulated to be the best place to see the beacon on the night. Shortly after 10:01 the flame was seen and the gathered crowd (some with chairs and picnics) were delighted and remained on the … Continue reading Jubilee Beacon at Little Eaton

Avoiding Mindless Documenting

Residents cheer on the Carnival (c)2009 Gary Austin all rights reserved

As a follow on from my previous post here I think it is important to avoid mindless documenting. Although one could argue that by definition all photos are documents, a collection of said photos does not make it a documentary. Documentary Photography has a long history of being narrative in its nature and to inform the viewer.

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