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The Great Lament

The Great Lament is a satirical view of the railway system in the UK during the 1960’s 1963 saw the beginning of the end of the Steam era on the UK railways, when Dr Beeching published his first report on the rail network. The idea behind the image, was the passing of the steam era, revered in some circles to an almost religious status. The Undertaker is a satirical representation of Dr Beeching. Recently I entered “The Great Lament” on 500px, a site for photographers to share their work and gain critique. I was honoured that the Image received the...

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..To post or not to post (on photosharing websites)

For some time I’ve been considering whether or not to post on photosharing sites designed for photographers (eg Flickr, 500px and ePhotozine). After a lot of thought, I’ve decided to pull back somewhat from my activity on these sites. I have asked myself, Why do I continue to post on the photosharing sites? When was the last time another photographer bought an image? When I gave it thought, it was for the commebts to improve my work, but comments fall ito two camps “wow what a great image” or occasionally “I don’t like this type of image” neither of which...