Category Archives: 1960s London

A look back into the days of old England!


During my recent visit to the UK, I was walking around downtown London taking shots with my film cameras, when I came upon some very odd looking street lamps. Little did I know that I was looking at lamps that … Continue reading

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The magical 60s…


The 60s were a time when people from almost everywhere were driving VW buses through the then peaceful mountains of Afghanistan and chanting in ashrams in India! This little silly post was inspired by a dream I had a few … Continue reading

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Another attempt at movie making!


As you may know, I have been trying to make inroads into getting together my very own moving picture collection, but, alas, so far, I have only been able to knock up very amateurish conglomeration of still photos coupled with … Continue reading

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Lord Snowdon…extraordinary life..exceptional photography!


Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones is a name that many people, if asked, would admit to not knowing. By definition, and the propensity of the English aristocracy to imbibe in lengthy, hyphenated names, some people will readily acknowledge that the name … Continue reading

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Tony Ray Jones…documentary photographer


It’s not often that we get to hear of photographers who have made such a huge mark on the genre, in such a short lifetime, than Tony Ray Jones. He was born in 1941 in Wells, Somerset, UK. Completing a … Continue reading

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The picture that became world famous…


Isn’t it surprising how a single photograph, be it digital or film produced, how that shot can capture the minds and attention of multitudes of people, sometimes even of the whole world? Such a shot is one I want to … Continue reading

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Arrived in the land of James Bond….!


Greetings to all my readers from sunny (!) England….! First thing I overheard a couple saying was, as usual with the British, a comment about the current weather….”Ooh, it’s rather brisk out, innit?” I shall be here for Xmas and … Continue reading

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Everyone wants a James Bond camera now..!


Hot on the heels of my article about 16mm subminiature cameras, there’s been a huge response from readers asking if I have any for sale! Well, there’s good news and bad news….bad news is I don’t have any at the … Continue reading

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Let’s all walk down to the record shop….!


I know this has nothing at all to do with photography, but as a user of, shall we say, old technology, I still hanker about the old days whenever I pull out my collection of vinyl LPs and EPs! It … Continue reading

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David Bailey….who’s he….?


I think we’ve talked about David Bailey a few times here, but you know, it’s surprising the amount of times whenever I’m with friends and the talk gravitates to photography, that when the name David Bailey comes up, there are … Continue reading

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