From midtown Manhattan Uploaded for #mirrormonday (+Mirrors and Reflections) curated by +Gemma Costa…

From midtown Manhattan Uploaded for #mirrormonday (+Mirrors and Reflections) curated by +Gemma Costa and +Elizabeth Edwards Also for #moodymonday (+Moody Monday) curated by +Philip Daly, +Carole Buckwalter, and +Annelies Kroen For #monochromemonday (+Monochrome Monday) curated by +Hans Berendsen, +Jerry Johnson, +Manuel Votta, +Steve Barge, and +Nurcan Azaz And the #BreakfastClub (+Breakfast Club) curated by +Gemma Costa #monochromeartyclub (+Monochrome Arty Club) #monochromephotography  #monochrome  #blackandwhite #streetphotography (+StreetPhotography) … Continue reading From midtown Manhattan

Uploaded for #mirrormonday (+Mirrors and Reflections) curated by +Gemma Costa…

Derby Photo Walks for 2013

Street Photography Photowalk this Saturday | Derby UK Just a quick reminder, there is a Street Photography photowalk this Saturday Meet outside Derby’s Quad, Market Place at 2pm #streetphotography Derby photo walks 2013, has a loose theme, or you can just do your own thing and socialize. The purpose is to explore Derby and surrounding areas and seek out its visual interest as well as … Continue reading Derby Photo Walks for 2013

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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About the Project

This blog is about my Documentary photography project a Typical English Village – Little Eaton, Derbyshire. I have been a documentary Photographer for 25 years and lived in the village nearly twenty years, but hadn’t thought of photographing my doorstep. I had always been too busy travelling around to notice what community activity there was in the village, it was rare to be home during … Continue reading About the Project