Art I LOVE: Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, – A Bygone way of Life

I have always  loved these sepia photographs by Victorian Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (b. 1853 – 1941).  I have several  framed prints.  Although posed, there is a certain lack of self consciousness in a lot of these photographs.   It did help that Sutcliffe actually knew these villagers.  The fisher people are  my favorite portraits.  The character of these people shine  through theirContinue reading “Art I LOVE: Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, – A Bygone way of Life”

Back in the Picture

At last!  We got a new camera!  The other one broke and couldn’t be fixed.  I have missed not having a camera a lot.  I saw lots of interesting sight today in Manchester.  My mobile just does not do it at all…… I also like to keep track of my depleting face, which seems toContinue reading “Back in the Picture”

Favorite Art: Art I LOVE, Pentii Sammallahti:The World in Black and White

Whilst looking through some old research I had on disc, It occured to me  that so far in my blog, I haven’t included any photographers.   I came across this photographer a few years ago.  I love the abstract quality in his work. I don’t know why, but I thought he was Russian.  Wrong! when IContinue reading “Favorite Art: Art I LOVE, Pentii Sammallahti:The World in Black and White”