559 – The way we were

Over the last couple of years I have read a fair few books. Quite a number of them have been about life in the past. There have been lots of pictures of working people, in the fields or in shop, families in the home, people relaxing.

I would like to re-create some of the Victorian photos, people working or relaxing, shop keepers – you get the idea. It’s. A combination of an unrealistic recording of history – people nowadays just don’t pose like the Victorians. But, it would put pictures into a context and probably add a touch of humour. Would it be disrespectful to the Victorian era? I’d like to think it doesn’t.

The issue, partly, of course is that pretty much all of us carry what are now really quite good cameras. Billions of pictures must be taken every day. All life is recorded (I was going to say on Facebook, but I’m not sure about that).

The header picture is of a chap who passes me quite regularly passes on his skateboard. At around 6AM this chap comes down the high street and it is really noisy. There are a lot of people who live in flats over the shops. I’m sure they really appreciate that! But this isn’t a complaint, this is an illustration of normal activities. I know that these will be recorded somewhere, I would just like to photograph everyday people, doing everyday things.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Sanslartigue 2

Sanslartigue 2: The silent camera continued

Sherlyn Mae Hernandez

travel and street photographer 📸

Fluffys Place

My website for my blog posts, reviews and other random things

Ominous The Spirit

Ominous The Spirit is an artist that makes music, paints, and creates photography. He donates 100% of profits to charity.

Blursy

Lifestyle Blog

Leighton Buzzard Photographic Club

A passion for photography

Learn Python

The Easy Way To Learn Python

All About Pigeons

A Site Dedicated To Everything Pigeon

From Mage Mind

When a mage is sharing what's on his mind. Positivity, Motivation, Life, Success, Love, Friend, Smile, Marketing, Writing, Creativity and Good Ideas.

Think Like A Plant

A personal blog of a plant lover

The Photographer Roamed the Streets...

... and met these people on her way

Maria Vincent Robinson

Photographer Of Life and moments

The Astronomical Poet 🌙

The Astronomical Poet

Writing about...Writing

Some coffee, a keyboard and my soul! My first true friends!

Amarela Space

I'm just another dreamer...

%d bloggers like this: