I have enjoyed taking photographs ever since I was given a Kodak Instamatic for my 11th birthday… although as you can see, my interest started way before that – Daddy made the toy camera for me because I wanted to be just like him.
My first “grown-up” camera was a Rollei 35, which was and still is a great camera. I bought it in 1979 and still have it. I converted from 35mm SLR to digital in 2004 and currently use a Canon EOS 5D MKii. I also use a Panasonic Lumix DMC LX3 which I carry every day.
My main photography interests are: street candids (especially London), corporate photography and the local landscape.
Has anyone experienced problems taking photographs in London ? I had a recent run-in with an over-zealous railway employee at Charing Cross. He asked me to stop photographing, which I did, but he also demanded I delete the images I had just taken. I knew that he had no legal authority to demand this and I politely pointed this out. He got all hot under the collar and called a policeman, with who…
Another day, another announcement ! This time it’s to say that I have launched my new Bubblesite / Thanks to the RB team for the great templates ! / Rose
I’m delighted to announce that I’m hosting a new group on RB: “London Life”. It’s a place for anyone, not just Londoners, to share their images of life in this great city. So if you have any images you’d like to share, why not come on over ? / Rose
I submitted one of my recent pics (The Artist) to The London Paper last week for their “Picture of the Day” slot… and it was actually published today !! I didn’t really expect it to appear in print at all, they must get hundreds submitted to them every day… I nearly jumped out of my seat in the train when I turned the page and saw my very own picture staring me in t…