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Dec 08

#1069. The short game

By philberphoto | Opinion

In the noble game of golf, there are two spectacular phases. The long game, with its powerful drives and spectacular flights, and putting, with its nail–biting trajectories where bliss is separated from misery by mere fractions of an inch. But after the long game, and before one is in a position to put, there is […]

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Nov 14

#1060. Marking History.

By philberphoto | Opinion

History matters. Images make History. Photogaphers make images. I’m making this new lockdown the subject of a new series, and you’re welcome to join in. Sometimes History is made with a huge “bang”, mostly violent events, whether natural of human-engineered, and sometimes it is ushered in with the whisper of apparently very minor events far […]

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Aug 24

#1033. Renaissance rebutted!

By philberphoto | Opinion

Pascal’s impassioned prediction that there will soon be a camera-gear Renaissance is illuminated by his superlative images like a painfully hand-copied and hand-decorated book of the Middle Ages. He announces with the eloquence of a prophet that the present slump that is killing off the industry will not last. One reason alone is enough to […]

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