Author name: Peter Roberts

Recently retired railwayman with a lifelong interest in all things photographic. A self-professed saddo: other interests include classic cars and model railways.

5 Frames in West Norwood Cemetery with a Minolta SRT-101b and Rokkor 28mm f3.5

Strange thoughts occur to me sometimes when travelling on trains. I happened to be passing through Nunhead on one earlier this year it struck me that I hadn’t yet visited the cemetery there. Actually, that one’s not as strange as it seems. You see, I’d commented to an article by George Griffin here on 35mmc …

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The Film Noir Cake Stand – A One Shot Story

In early December I spent a few hours over the course of a couple of days attempting to take shots inside Greenwich Market. As the result of a comment to my last post asking if it was still there I had a vague idea of putting together a Five Frames about it. The photographic muse was not with me on either occasion and I came away expecting to be disappointed with the results.

Boffin’s Bower Revisited – The First Chapter of an Ongoing Project – By Peter Roberts

In 1977 I was working on secondment at an office on Euston Road in London. I had recently upgraded to a Minolta SRT 303b and happening to see an invitation for entries to a photo competition sponsored by Camden Council I decided to have a go. I can’t remember exactly what the subject of the competition was but I’m guessing that it was something to do with what it was like to live in the council’s area. The closing date was only a few days away so I spent the next lunchtime exploring the streets nearest the office to the south of Euston Road, taking a few shots and then rapidly developing and printing them for submission.

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