After having a natter and a few coffees, the group headed out around Birmingham to take some shots inspired by Magnum’s street photography exhibition. Below is a collection from some of the evenings snaps.
We may be adding more photos from the walk as they get developed, so keep checking back!
6/8 would like to thank the Birmingham Flickrmeet group back any time and organise some walks around the city in conjunction with Birmingham Loves Photographers.
Thanks to Emma for helping the arrangements and Katie White at Rewired PR for making this happen.
Take to the Streets is a street photography exhibition going on at Snow Hill Plaza by photographers of the renowned Magnum photography agency.
On Monday 6th June there will be a talk at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery by one of the exhibiting photographers Chris Steele-Perkins.
On the same night, and following directly on from the talk, 6/8 has teamed up with Take to the Streets to open their doors to those of the Birmingham Flickr Group and other photographers. You can come to the coffee shop at 8pm, before heading on to check out the exhibition and go for a wander and some street photography.
Following this, some of the pictures taken that night will be posted on Birmingham Loves Photographers.
We hope to see you there, camera in hand.
Snow Hill Plaza
18 May - 3 July
Birmingham is going to pay homage to some of the very finest in the craft by displaying over 100 images by infamous and respected photographic agency, Magnum.
This documentation of urban life will come from seven of Magnum’s leading camera wielders and will be showcased outside Snow Hill train station; following on from the success of the exhibition of Birmingham’s Brian Griffin photographs in the same space.
Inspired by the legacy of the maestros of the lens, a collection of staff, students and graduates will work together to produce a collection of new works of street photography taken around Colmore Business District. This new series will go into publication as a book to accompany a touring exhibition.
Keep an eye on the website for further news on events and workshops associated with the project.
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Article written by Craig Bush for Area Culture Guide