Back in the day I used to fancy myself as a bit of a “street photographer” (not a lot of a street photographer, just a bit). I used to walk around in my lunch hour with a camera, and inevitably I’d take pictures of people walking.
And it’s a funny thing, isn’t it, how the Internet is both so of the moment but also so nostalgic and backward looking. Beause of social media I constantly see photographs from people’s childhoods and college years, that I’d never have seen pre-Internet.
And so here are some of the pictures I took back then.
I’m not absolutely sure of the dates – very early 1980s I think. All the ones above were taken in London. The ones below were taken in Sheffield: