Category Archives: Seen on the Street

Waiting

The walkway at King’s Cross station in London, that crosses over the main concourse, is frequently a photo opportunity. There is always someone on the move or standing up there waiting: watching the departure boards, phoning or texting, or just … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water

I was in London last week to see an exhibition of the work of McCauley ‘Mac’ Conner at the House of Illustration at King’s Cross. Mac was an admirer of the work of Norman Rockwell and became one of the … Continue reading

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Coming and Going

Photography is not about luck but about opportunity. Stand still, be patient, and opportunities will come to you. All you have to be able to do is see them and capture them. This is another image from the vast turbine … Continue reading

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We Differ

Walking around the streets of London, camera in hand, I come across all sorts of little cameos. Some are obvious, some not so obvious. And some are only in the mind of the photographer – the street scenes that create … Continue reading

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Landmarks in the window

Whenever I walk in London I spend a considerable part of my time staring at windows as I walk past them. Today’s image comes from the Islington area of North London. This was part of an impressive graphic displayed within … Continue reading

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Unwrapping

In past decades, development sites were simply fenced off. Then they became surrounded by hoardings – made up of plywood panels secured to posts. The wood was left bare or painted white. The protection of the site was purely utilitarian, … Continue reading

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Washing on the line

A simple line of washing hanging on a balcony in Camden last week. What attracted me was the symmetry of the arrangement under the projecting curved balcony of the storey above.

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Look – again

Today’s post follows on from yesterday’s ‘Look! – for critique’. Thanks so much to all of you who responded to my request for comments and critique on that image. It is further evidence of the pleasure of being part of … Continue reading

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Look! – for critique

I’m putting up an image today for you to critique. It’s an image shot instinctively yesterday in Islington, London. It was a cold, but sunny day, and as I walked southwards the sun suddenly appeared from behind a tall building … Continue reading

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Face at the Window

In London, if you step off the main streets into the side streets, I can almost guarantee you will find unexpected images. The same is true, of many cities and towns across the world. The city’s history is there, in … Continue reading

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