Photographer shortlisted for prestigious prize

Bowsden photographer Derek Smee has been shortlisted for Black & White Photographer of the Year 2018 '“ a major competition which attracts thousands of entries from all over the world.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 03 February, 2018, 07:00
The Stargazer by Derek Snee.

His image, The Stargazer, was printed in Black & White Photography.

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“I took the photograph in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris – my favourite city for street photography,” said Derek. “It was one of those happy coincidence opportunities. My wife and I were taking photographs around the Latin Quarter, when we passed the entrance to a small cinema where a girl in the ticket booth was nonchalantly gazing in the direction of posters of female movie stars.”