Where did you grow up? The sleepy town of Sawbridgeworth, it’s on the Hertfordshire and Essex border. When did you take your first picture? There was no eureka moment, I inherited my grandfather’s Silver Ilford Sportsman.I do remember being intrigued by its beauty; a matt silver finish with shiny brown hinged leather case. I wore it across my waist in my early teens, but had no idea what I was doing with it. It felt sophisticated, technical, way beyond anything I’d ever come inRead more
Month: December 2016
INTERVIEW: David Holmes.
Where did you grow up? I was actually born in Chelsea, I was then was taken to live in Ealing West London. But from 1940 for four years, thanks to Adolf Hitler and his bombs and rockets, I was sent rather disruptively all over the place. Long Crendon, Denbighshire and Farnborough. But mainly I lived in Ealing, Harrow and Rayners Lane until permanently settling in Ealing. But now that I’m really grown up I also have a studio in Primrose Hill.Read more