Tag Archives: Building site hoardings

The unexpected is never far away

The world is full of oddities, the surreal and the incongruous. The majority of people never spot them, but as we develop as photographers we start to see the world differently. We  become curious, and observant. We notice the daft … 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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This Way or That Way?

The area just north of King’s Cross Station in London is an area undergoing intense redevelopment. This has been ongoing for several years and will continue for several more years. Each visit to the area reveals something new. Building sites … 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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