4 August 2016

Tamsin

Mary Ellen Mark: 

"The difficulty with color is to go beyond the fact that it is color - to have it be not just a colorful picture but really be a picture about something. It's difficult. So often color gets caught up in color, and it becoems merely decorative. Some photographers use [it] brilliantly to make visual statements combining color and content; otherwise it is empty."

Here's an example of the latter:


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Welcome to Mrs Lemon's: Sic transit gloria mundi.

See more at http://patrickdoddsphotography.co.uk .

Something of an online zibaldone, albeit not on Tumblr where one might otherwise expect to find such things, "Mrs Lemon's Visit to Japan" takes its name from a poster seen in Cornwall advertising a talk at the local Women's Institute. I hope there is something here you like.

NB If you go back in time far enough on here some of the photos start to disappear - not sure why. Whatever is happening with the missing pictures, apologies.

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Patrick

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