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Thursday 10 May 2007

Jeffrey Ladd has an excellent new blog called 5b4. Be sure to check it out for Jeffrey’s latest revealing book reviews.

“I tend to cast a wide net over the medium as to what sparks my interest. When people look at my bookshelves they are often amazed (as I often am) when comparing my photography to the variety of titles on the spines of my book collection. 5B4 is a way for me to rediscover what has parted me from my money and to try to understand those objects in a critical way. It’s an exercise for my mind. To physically type these words helps me think differently and forces me to form opinions that are, for the time being, steadfast. Although 5B4 appears to be for others, it is really just for me.”

Jeffrey Ladd

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Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.

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Blake Andrews

I am primarily self-taught and I have only ever taken photographs for myself. I photograph every day. Sometimes it’s just a few frames, sometimes several rolls.

I think that a good street photo requires both precision and chance. What I pay att…