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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 13:15
One of our club committee members has struck up a good relationship with our local weekly paper, The Bury Free Press. They quite often do features on our photographs and what we are up to, it all helps keep up the profile of the club.
This Friday they featured a selection from our recent portrait competition and chose to use one of my self portraits as the front cover of the Culture section, which meant it also featured on the front page of the paper. Fame at last!
It didn't print too bad for newspaper.


Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 14:17
Ah, congratulations. Well deserved. It would make a great, large format poster :p
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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 14:31
Excellent portrait and congratulations.

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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 14:49
That looks really good - congrats Nigel!


Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 15:34
Thank you, I'm pretty chuffed.
Not very often you'll see me and Culture mentioned on the same page


Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 15:56
I have to ask if you got your inspiration from Edvard Munch ?

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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 18:27
Great image!



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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 20:16
Fantastic Nigel, it's a great self portrait. It's always gratifying to see work in print.

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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 21:01
Well done Nigel. Always good to see a entx Uer in print, and glad to hear you have a good relationship with the local press.
Better self portrait than your avatar


Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 21:36
Good work and congrats on the publication! Now, that Avatar is indeed a work of art .... I think it would be very hard to replicate
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Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 22:37
pschlute wrote:
I have to ask if you got your inspiration from Edvard Munch ?

The straight answer, no.
If you Google Gregory Heisler 50 portraits, the front cover will give you the answer I think. It is a great and inspirational book, well it inspired me. The inspiration for me glancing at the fruit fly was a dog portrait by a fellow club member whose photo depicted the dog looking at a Butterfly. The different bits and pieces we pick up over time.


Link Posted 03/02/2018 - 22:45
Oddly my Avatar has never been printed.


Link Posted 04/02/2018 - 01:46
Super piece of success! I recall that image when you first put it on here. I recall it was also a winner then?
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Link Posted 04/02/2018 - 02:31
Great news story! Congrats.
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