Bill Penn's photos


duran adam - the man standing

A new word has entered the lexicon of protest. languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4824 Unlike 'tank man' in Tiananmen Square there is no eloquent image to graphically express the protest. Lots of pictures, sure. But none by a photographer. Professional photographers really don't exist any more. The protest was mute. It is just an image. An image simple and powerful enough to exist without a graphic expression. Nonetheless it inspired me to reach into the cupboard to practise my very amateur graphic design…

duran adam - the man standing

A new word has entered the lexicon of protest. languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=4824 Unlike 'tank man' in Tiananmen Square there is no eloquent image to graphically express the protest. Lots of pictures, sure. But none by a photographer. Professional photographers really don't exist any more. The protest was mute. It is just an image. An image simple and powerful enough to exist without a graphic expression. Nonetheless it inspired me to reach into the cupboard to practise my very amateur graphic design…

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This field has a footpath through it. It's not that well trodden anymore because it doesn't go anywhere. It goes to a place that has now been turned into a golf course. The only people who go there now are golfers, and golfers travel by car to the course, where they 'walk' the course in electric buggies. The path has therefore become overgrown but it it still exists as a public right of way. It remains visible because the clover is thicker and darker where the path is/was. The field had just been cut for si…

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The seasons are late this year. it's June and the cow parsley is still full in the verges. Much of the may has not gone over.

The old post office. Gateway to the British wartime resistance.

In the quaint high street of a small English market town stands the old post office. Here the post mistress was the secret conduit for those who might try to make contact with the underground British Resistance during WW11. After the fall of France in 1940, Churchill directed that a British underground resistance guerilla force be formed, so that should the Nazis invade there was a resistance already prepared to fight a clandestine war against an occupying army. Fortunately of course it never came to that.…

here to ipernity

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Bad Marissr

Feel free to use this anywhere, at least as regards any rights I might have in the words. The image is probably in the public domain now and/or its reproduction might be considered fair comment. But consult your own lawyer first. Art L 122-5 du code de la propriété intellectuelle:

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I took this picture a few weeks ago because I needed an image to illustrate the possibility of adding a watermark right through an image that wasn't so intrusive as to ruin viewing of the image. The picture was taken from the window by my desk. In the early morning sunshine there was a shiny car parked below.
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