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Holocaust Memorial Day

By philtaylorphoto  
Holocaust Memorial Day, 27th January 2002, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.Anthony Sher

Continuing on the thesp theme from the archives, a shot taken from half the frame from a Canon d30 during a press conference.

Tags: Photo journalism Anthony Sher

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taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
2 Jan 2019 10:14PM
intense!
philtaylorphoto 19 334 2
2 Jan 2019 10:32PM
It was a bizarre event to be at.

It started with snapping arrivals outside in the dark with on camera flash, which would be wildly out on exposure, and AF was hot and miss. Then they confined all the photographers to the bar apart from PA, with a few drinks on the house. Then it was downstairs for a Remembrance book signing with politicians and minor royals.

Finally we got to photograph various Jewish celebrities and Holocaust survivors. Ben Kingsley was the other actor.

The lighting on this was mainly straight on from a Stolen due to a high ceiling. It's surprisingly sharp, which makes me wonder why for press head shots I regularly throw 20 megapixels at them, when a full page tabloid could come off 3
Brilliant image

Carole

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