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Shirley Barker at the Photographers Gallery

I was really blown over by the ShirleyBarker Exhibition when I visited the photographers Gallery last week, one of the most affecting exhibitions of street photography I have seen for quite some time, I can’t recommend it more highly. Baker’s photography captures a bygone era with a strong sense of community sprit and a feeling of Northern nostalgia. She began in the early sixties with a desire to capture the street life, but this soon turned into a larger project. Baker felt that she had almost a compulsion to record the face of a people at a time when their […]

Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden – Legendary Street Photographer I have always been a big fan of Bruce Gilden and his photography, when it comes to the genre of street photography there are few out there that would attempt to use his confrontational style of photography he gets incredibly close to his subjects and using a mixture off camera flash and natural light. It’s technically a very difficult technique to use but the results are stunning and inspiring:   He has a lot to say about his approach to the medium: “I love the people I photograph. I mean, they’re my friends. I’ve […]