It’s not long since the world discovered the work of Vivian Maier, an unknown but brilliant amateur street photographer, whose work in the tough districts of New York and Chicago have quickly reached legendary status. I have the privilege of volunteering at the Oxfam shop in Bangor, and the added gift of sorting the incoming […]

Where did StreetSeen come from?

This post is merely a reflection on how StreetSeen has developed¬†from a standing start, less than 12 months ago into a thriving group of eight like-minded street photographers, few of whom previously knew each other well, or even at all. The seeds were sown unwittingly in late 2012, when Roy Barry placed an ad. on […]

Exhibition 2013 – Reactions

Our exhibition at Oriel Colwyn has been open for a few days, and we have already received some very encouraging feedback. Here are just a few of the lovely visitors’ comments that we’ve received: “Inspiring – I shall get my camera out again and look with a street eye” “Fabulous pictures – fascinating insight into […]

Opening Ceremony

The official opening ceremony for our exhibition at Oriel Colwyn, Colwyn bay, took place last night (Tuesday 24 September). We are delighted to report that it went extremely well; there was a very good turn-out, with everybody seeming to enjoy our offerings of food, drink and street photography. The chat was very convivial, and the […]

Street Photographer Wins Payout From Police

A 15 year-old photographer has won an out-of-court settlement from the Metropolitan Police for their treatment of him after being arrested for taking pictures (lawfully) at a Police Cadets’ parade in Romford Essex. It seems that the Met. are either not aware of, or are failing to adhere to, their own guidelines for dealing with […]