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A while back I visited Lacock Abbey. Now yes it is well known as the place where William Talbot made the earliest known surviving example of a photographic negative in 1835 but more importantly they filmed scenes from Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, Chamber of Secrets and Half Blood Prince there.
Advancement in Elizabethan society depended largely on being noticed by the Queen. In an age where the monarch wielded enormous powers of patronage and with so many others jostling for her attention, your house and the hospitality you could provide were effectively the biggest advert you could make. 1,957 more words
I have always been very interested in how different groups of people view the world and how often photographers find the unknown down a street corner, something that seems to be completely daft to a member of the general public but in the eyes of a photographer a whole new world lie’s in the cracks between the pavement. 838 more words