talking about walking (without cameras) tomorrow in Newcastle

As part of the Collectives Encounter parallel activities, the North East Photography Network invited Wideyed photo collective to go for a walk as part of their series of ‘Photography Walks’. This project aims to develop themed walks where the group will think about and discuss aspects of photography while walking around different parts of the … Continue reading

Preparing to flân

We’ve been thinking about street photography this week. In the concise Oxford Hachette French-English dictionary, the translation of the verb ‘flâner’ is simply to stroll, dawdle, or idle. Inject some Benjamin or Baudelaire into this dry definition, and you get the more poetic Flâneur, who “has been portrayed in the past as a well-dressed man, … Continue reading