Notes Made Whilst… in Sheffield: 6 August 2019.
Notes made whilst in Sheffield: 6 August 2019. ~ warm wind, with an edge; blowing dark cloud in from the peak ~ children’s squeals from fairground rides ~ sparrows bustle in paving hemmed street trees ~ in Fargate’s swirling crowd’s…
Book review – Modern Photojournalism
I found this marvellous book, Modern Photojournalism: Origin and Evolution, 1910-1933 by Tim N. Gidal, in a local antique market. It turns out to be the first volume of a series Photography: Men and Movements. These particular men* are predominantly…
Crossing the road: Division Street, Sheffield
In search of the urban green man. Sheffield.
Winter bicycle, waiting in the shadows. Sheffield.
Sheffield, my home city, a hilly place(like Rome, seven of them, allegedly) a city surprisingly full of bicycles. In winter, as the nights have drawn in they dodge and weave amongst cars and buses and pedestrians alike. Or, like this…
Bound with a ribbon
Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse. Anzia Yezierska
I was out making images for my Noctilucence project a few years ago. In 2011, in Sheffield, a comfortable relatively prosperous city. The first image offered itself up on the ironically named Paradise Street. It’s just a linking road really,…
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