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Photography: ‘Everyday Observations’ by Tim Parker


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Photography by Tim Parker (@timparker6605)
Photography by Tim Parker (@timparker6605)

After living in Walthamstow for nearly 40 years, I recently made the decision to move away.

But, before I left, I wanted to capture a series of images of the little things I’ve noticed over the past decades here. Most of them are mundane and unnoticed but all have meaning to me. They represent the everyday seen from my perspective.

I started taking photographs of Waltham Forest and posting them on Instagram during the first lockdown while on my daily exercise trips. I focused on the more prosaic aspects that had significance for me and the less obvious landmarks.


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