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More film noir from world cinema…


Following my short post yesterday regarding film noir from India, it seems a whole lot of readers are very interested in this subject, judging by the emails I have had overnight. I had to have a private chuckle to myself, … Continue reading

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Coming later this week….


Carrying on from yesterday’s article about Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama, we move forward with another guy from the same country, Nobuyoshi Araki, the so-called “dirty old man” of photography. 😉

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Today my son said, “Dad, throw that old camera away”!


We all know that this is the age of technology we are living in. And we all love the ease with which this new-fangled technology helps us in our daily lives, relieving a certain drudgery we had before it came … Continue reading

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So you wanted to know more about Daido Moriyama?


Readers have been badgering me for more info about Daido Moriyama, the world famous Japanese photographer. Ok, point taken! You want to know more about him? Stay tuned to this blog, and you shall have some more info, including something … Continue reading

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I want to shoot like Araki!


Yes, yes…I know….why do I keep on doing posts entitled “I want to….blah, blah, blah..”? Unknown to the majority of my readers, my email inbox is constantly bombarded with emails from people asking for specific information; that information may be … Continue reading

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The Melted Bottle


Many regular readers will have noticed a trend on this blog recently towards Japanese photographers, some very well known, some almost unknown. Carrying on with this trend, let’s look at another photographer whose name is, some 50 or 60 years … Continue reading

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An unlikely bird makes a photographer famous


….Masahisa Fukase…perhaps one of the most talented photographers of the East. Few people have even heard of him; I must admit I’m one of them! I came across his work whilst doing a little research for another article, and initially, … Continue reading

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More about Nobuyoshi Araki!


You may be wondering why I am posting another thing about Araki, when only yesterday there was an article let loose about him? Fortunately or unfortunately, yesterday’s article, although not getting that many hits, resulted in a phenomenal email salvo, … Continue reading

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The Levitating Lady photographer!


A levitating lady? How is that possible? Rubbish, I hear you say! My answer to those who don’t believe me, is “Scoff ye not”! For I am about to present to you news of just such a lady. Her name … Continue reading

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Enter The Bad Boy! Mr Nobuyoshi Araki


In a world full of rules and regulations, it is sometimes comforting to know that there will always be some people, somewhere, who will gladly and willingly break those rules. Whether these people are loved or hated by us all … Continue reading

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