This week saw me have a great and rewarding time in London. Part business, part indulgence, fully productive. It all started with a VIP invitation from Kathmandu’s marketing people a couple of weeks back, asking me whether I’d like to attend the opening of their new High Street Kensington store. This in itself was something that [...]
Category: History of photography
This week: I’m at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire once again, for Part 2 of my conversation with Roger Watson, curator at the one-time home of photography’s pioneer, William Henry Fox Talbot. In this episode, we take a gentle stroll around the grounds of Lacock Abbey, with thoughts turning towards the actual site of one of [...]
This week: I’m in conversation with Roger Watson, curator at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire – the one-time home of photography’s pioneer, William Henry Fox Talbot. In this first of two parts, we are stood inside the Fox Talbot museum, talking about the man’s background and his activities as a photographer and much more besides.
This week: It’s the Easter Holidays here in the UK – a perfect time to visit a photographic museum. Situated just off the south coast, on the Isle Of Wight, Dimbola Lodge was the home of pioneering photographer Julia Margaret Cameron; today it is a fascinating museum, which offers a wonderful glimpse into the history [...]
This week: I’m talking about the history of photography – past, present and future. As well as actually taking photographs, I often get asked to talk about what I do and how I do it. On this occasion, a little while back, I gave a presentation to a local business lunch club. What is photography? [...]