Adrian, Rosemary, Niall and Me…

This collection of photographs comes in 11 identical volumes, and is just shy of 500 images. They begin in August 1931 and end in May 1938. The story begins with a couple on a camping holiday in St David’s, Wales. They were touring around in a Riley Nine motorcar. Apart from these first few pages,Continue reading “Adrian, Rosemary, Niall and Me…”

The Post-Victorian Eye

In the influential Naturalistic Photography for Students of the Art, written in 1889 by PH Emerson, the eminent Victorian photographer and writer is at pains to make the reader aware of the difficulties in trying to distinguish between the ‘professional’ and the ‘amateur’ in the field of photography: ‘ There is one obstacle that weContinue reading “The Post-Victorian Eye”