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Back to Basics

Back to Basics

Back in the day I learnt my photography on a secondhand Practica 35mm SLR camera. About the only automatic function that I had was a little lever to check the exposure, other than that it was all manual. I’m not…

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When a photographer is not a photographer

When a photographer is not a photographer

There was an interesting discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row tonight about a new exhibition of photographs… Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 The four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 are the artist duo Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin,…

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When a photographer is not a photographer

There was an interesting discussion on BBC Radio 4′s Front Row tonight about a new exhibition of photographs… Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 The four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 are the artist duo Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin,…

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Photography: a backward step

With the news that camera retailer Jessops has entered administration comes the much touted reason that it is because “the amateur market collapsed because people who once bought cameras found that they had these things on their smartphones and they…

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A fondness for film

A few years ago, after Kodak announced it was pulling out of making 35mm cameras I did feel a bit of a tinge of sadness, until veeb pointed out that whilst Kodak were famed for their film (Kodak: the colours,…

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Surreal Shopping

With our move a month away (and one week of that taken out for our Snowdonia holiday) Em and I decided that we really ought to get a move on with doing some preliminary research for house-type purchases. To this…

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Not a bad week, so far…

The sun has been shining and Spring is definitely sprunging all around, and so far a number of good things have happened. 🙂 1. Yesterday I sent an en-masse email invite around just about everyone who I’ve ever worked with…

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Sunday Snowdrops

It was a gloriously sunny, winter morning today – you know, the kind that makes you really feel alive, so I headed out to Stowe Landscape Gardens and my pilgrimage to snowdrops(my favourite flower)… Snowdrops Originally uploaded by shepline on…

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Addendum (nativity)

A few weeks ago, a BBC producer emailed me to ask my permission to use some of my images in a photo gallery on their website. I said yes, but thought that it was just one or two photos amongst…

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The Seventh Day of Advent

A couple of days ago, Radio 4’s PM programme asked listeners to send in photos of what they were doing at 5pm on Tuesday 5 December 2006. The results are quite interesting… ( window on the world ) Amongst the…

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From Venice to Alpago (in pictures)

I’ve still got a lot of sorting to do to get the number that I want to have printed, but the Italian photogallery is now complete, and awaiting viewing. Although there are rather a lot of them… ( from Venice…

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Returneth

Last night I returned, tired from my excellent and v. enjoyable holiday in Italy. Photos and travelogues to come on the subject, but first, a poll, not entirely unrelated…

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Postcard From Italy

Last year, I asked for suggestions of postcards to send back from Romania. On Midsummer’s day I fly out to Venice, and from their, after three days of seeing the sinking city, two weeks in the dolomites. I now have…

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Bluebells and Orchids in May

Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.31pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.37pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.36pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May…

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New galleries launched

My new iRiver H10 has a photo viewing function, and whilst loading up holiday photos onto it, I realised that shepline.com was lacking any galleries from my various trips to Iceland. Today I rectify this error, and can launch galleries…

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Cold and frosty mornings

Across the fence Originally uploaded by shepline on 20 Nov ’05, 2.01pm PST. Into the morning Originally uploaded by shepline on 20 Nov ’05, 2.01pm PST. Misty tree Originally uploaded by shepline on 20 Nov ’05, 2.01pm PST. Lonely Tree…

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You win some, you lose some

Last night, I’m not sure how or why, but I ended up on the BBC Oxford site. There was a competition there to win tickets to see Rory Bremner at the New Theatre, Oxford next Monday. It was one of…

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