Well, I didn’t make it at noon but I eventually arrived in London at 4pm, checked into my hotel, Parked up & took a London Cab ( delighted to see that they still do exist) and £15 later for a 2.5mile journey, I arrived at Somerset house! Catalogue for £29 & Entry ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm.
ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm.
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ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm.
It was my second visit , first being last year. It’s not a vast show but more than enough to see & really you need a whole day for the money they charge & especially, if you are a student ( which probably couldn’t afford it) or connected to to photographic industry in some manor or form, but most valuable, if you a serious or a occasional photography collector. To use a terminology that car dealers use, there is a seat for every ass! & at photo London, there is a genre of photography for everyone. From abstract, to portraits, to fashion, landscapes, vintage, & to my delight, this year, more documentary & street photography but almost exclusively by the VERY VERY WELL KNOWN & FAMOUS!!
ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm.
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ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
It was really nice to see the NY native, Howard Greenberg Gallery exhibiting some of the Great Street & documentary photography of modern times. Pictures by the legendary likes of Joel Meyerowitz & Bruce Davidson & William Klein to name a few.
Another Joy was the selection of Street Photography on show & for sale by Thomas Zander Gallery showing, framed pictures by the Amazing Helen Levitt, Walker Evens, Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander, Robert Frank, & Diane Arbus!!! I mean, what an impressive list given that each and everyone, could fill a show as bg as Photo London by themselves alone.
ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
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ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
Juergen Teller, though in the basement & hardly any visitors, had a whole hall himself with just large scale prints pinned to the wall, with ambient Nature sounds playing overhead. Not quite my cup of tea but evidently not many others!
Though at air of the show can be sightly pompous & some ART lovers talk so loudly for the benefit of the others, it is a wonderful show that one ought to really spend a whole day at. By & large, beautiful photography by great artist & a great place not only to buy, view, network etc , but to Also find new talent.
ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
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ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
A few days ago, a friend of mine had suggested that when I was in London visiting Photo London, I should also nip across the river & see FIX PHOTO !!   ( Instagram @fixphotofestival ) So I took another cap to OXO Tower across the road and went to visit. NO ENTRY FEE here! No Mega Bucks Catalogue here BUT, a whole 4 floors of industrial, Raw, Beautifully presented photography for a fraction of the price Photo London. In its second year running, I actually complimented the organiser Laura Nobel ( of L A NOBLE GALLERY) who single handedly had curated and organized  FIX PHOTO ( if you would like to interview Laura about FIX Photo, & if you don’t happen to know her already, please allow me to introduce her to you) a great energetic, photography enthusiast. Anyone familiar with the OXO Bargehouse building, knows that its interior, Brick facia face, Oozes of Charm. 4 floors of great & fresh photography & lucky me, Street Photography of Richard Bram ( whom we will hopefully interview for Streetphotopgraphy.com next) right on the Top Floor. Brilliant.
So, after a chat with Laura & a promise to remain in touch ( I’m really keen to be involved with them for 2018) I walked away with my purchase of the day, a signed book of Street Photography , New York, By Richard Bram! Happy.
ticket for £25 , totalling another £54 , not much time left from the last day 6.30pm close. So, so fat 69 squids & I was in at 4.30 pm
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