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This Sceptred isle

Sony A7R3 : f/6.3@160th : ISO 320 : EV -0.3 : FE 24-105mm f/4 (38mm) “This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall, Or as a moat defensive to […]

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Portobello Market

Hanging out at Portobello Market

Sony A7R3 : f/5.6@640th : ISO 160 : EV -0.7 : FE 24-105mm f/4 (58mm) Continuing on with my Portobello market theme from last summer… I just had to go back to ask these two gentlemen if I could take their portrait and they couldn’t have been friendlier. Ended up chatting about the street photographer Norman McCaskill, who had taken many photos in and around Portobello market in the 1950’s. One of their friends, who was just out of shot […]

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Portobello market

Lady with dog at Portobello Market

Sony A7R3 : f/4.5@80th : ISO 100 : EV 0.0 : FE 24-105mm f/4 (77mm) Continuing on with my Portobello market theme… I’ve passed this lady many times over the years and finally I plucked up the courage to ask her if I could take her portrait. I’m sure I wasn’t the first and won’t be the last; she has quite the look and I’m really pleased with how it turned out. Even the dog had his pose all worked […]

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Stall Holder at Portobello Market

Sony A7R3 : f/5@250th : ISO 1000 : EV 0.0 : FE 24-105mm f/4 (59mm) Portobello market and the surrounding area has been part of my London life since I first moved here in my late teens and lived in a grotty flat overlooking Notting Hill Gate back in the 80’s. It has always been different from the rest of the city and some of my more formative memories have been around here. Coming back after twenty years living in […]

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