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Tim Rudman – Iceland Exhibition
An Uneasy Calm
#Connected2016 – Individuality
Exhibition at Patchings Art Centre
Endframe: Namib Desert 03, Namibia by Bernhard Edmaier
Fran Halsall talks about one of her favourite images
Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios
Edd Allen, Giannis Gogos, John Barton & Steve Gray
Paul Strand Retrospective Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert
Review by Miles Flint
Conflicts of Interest
A Personal Relationship with Wild Places
Scott Walton
Featured Photographer
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Tim Parkin

I’ll be travelling to the big smoke next week and while I’m there I’m hoping to take in a few photography exhibitions. At the moment I could go and quite a few - Masahisa Fukase’s platinum prints of “The Solitude of Ravens”, the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the London Pinhole Festival, the Sony World Photography Awards, the Science Museum’s “Fox Talbot and the Birth of the Photograph”, “Texture and Photography” at the Tate Modern or the Paul Strand retrospective at the Victoria and Albert museum (and more). I’m hoping to get to visit most of these. time permitting, and although most of them aren’t landscape and some aren’t from this century (or even the last!), I’m not disappointed - photographic inspiration comes from diversity and I shall enjoy each exhibition for different reasons. Even the pictures we don’t like can ask us questions of ourselves that are well worth considering.

Beyond inspiration, the other aspect of visiting exhibitions is to see just how pictures are presented, and there is more here than just frames and paper. For instance, Tim Rudman’s “Iceland” exhibition at Lacock Abbey treats the prints as museum artefacts and displays them pedestals in glass cabinets. It is also enlightening to look at famous photographs from the last few decades, even if only to understand that biting sharpness is a very modern affectation.

Most of all, I come away enthused about finding a way to present my own photography. My next chance will probably be at our conference in November where we have just confirmed our inclusion of a ‘community exhibition’ where each attendee can send in an image and Fotospeed have agreed to print and mount them for us. These will be displayed in the Rheged’s top floor exhibition space over the weekend of the conference. I hope you can attend and I get a chance to look at your pictures too.

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Tim Rudman – Iceland Exhibition

Last year I was contacted by Tim Rudman about scanning some darkroom prints for a book project he had in mind. I owned a couple of books by Tim and also had seen some of his work on his website and so was quite intrigued by the project. more

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#Connected2016 – Individuality

Saturday 30th April this year see the 9th annual photographic exhibition bought together under the name #Connected at Patchings Art Centre in the glorious Nottinghamshire countryside. more

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Endframe: Namib Desert 03, Namibia by Bernhard Edmaier

After years of trying to achieve such clarity through simplicity in my own work, I have really come to admire Bernhard Edmaier’s stunning aerial photographs more

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Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios

This issue the 4x4 portfolios are from Edd Allen, Giannis Gogos, John Barton & Steve Gray more

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Paul Strand Retrospective Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert

The Paul Strand retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London runs until July 3rd and is the first Strand retrospective in the UK since before he died in 1975. more

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Conflicts of Interest

To anyone who wishes to elevate their experience of photography beyond simply seeking pretty places and checking known compositions off a list, my advice is this: find places and subjects that are personally meaningful to you, and immerse yourself in getting to know them. more

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Scott Walton

Photographing the landscape lets me do something I love in places that I love to be. The impact on my life has been profound. My deepest friendships are with some photographers who I’ve met on these workshops and have stayed in touch with. more

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