What is Street Photography?

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I have an ongoing project to digitise my film archives, which has been a bit interrupted by the MA. So a 2019 resolution is to make more progress on the task. On New Year’s Day, I posted the image in the header, ‘Drivers‘. It was taken in October, 1972, at Warkworth, Northumberland, using a Praktica Nova 1B (the first real …

VSCO Film 5 – Adobe Lightroom

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I have been experimenting with the VSCO Film 5 presets in Adobe Lightroom. Essentially they re-create the colours of classic 35mm film, with fine tuning by camera type. The effects are sometimes subtle, but always give a nice finish to the image. As VSCO says in the advertising material, many of us grew up with photos taken on such films, and there …