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Re: Street London

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An exception to the wait level technique (which is akin to Emus burying their heads in the sand - a good story but unfounded) is the TLR as used by VM.

When browsing the past masters, their images alway look better than what's churned out today - maybe because the streets were less cluttered, maybe because people took more pride in their appearance, ... the list could go on.
I've never known Emus to stick their head in any sand, but I do believe it can be a habit of Ostriches.
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Re: Street London

This is from 'the other side'. It's long, gushy, bit repetitive but I'm glad I stuck it out.

https://youtu.be/2k5d1cJazck


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Re: Street London

Thanks for that - I've got to go and do some work now so I'll finish the vid later, but that guy is a good teacher and is giving a nicely organised presentation and IMHO making some sensible recommendations.

It is quite interesting, though, that someone will give what is presumably a paid-for session after he's only done serious street photography for 2 years (or so he says).

Maybe some of us on here should be teaching rather than attending expensive 'festivals'!
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He is certainly enthusiastic and looks about 6' 2" tall, fit and young which would be a great asset in New York. I haven't viewed the video recently but the message that one should familiarise oneself with the geography, general environment and history of a place is a simple one but I wonder how many aspiring street togs do that?

I looked at the street symposium and will give it a miss and keep to my promise to myself that the next workshop that I attend will have a lot of input from - me!

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Re: Street London

Banging on about workshops, a few years ago, I was very privileged to attend a weekend with the amazing Giles Duly. He is a very inspirational photographer, an incredible example of human resilience with an intellectual breath on the subject of our art that I haven't encountered since. I read an interview recently where he said that he had never been happier than now.

When the joints and other areas ache, I sometime think think about Giles and get things into perspective.

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Re: Street London

That's a lovely story, Dave.
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