Heathrow Airport UK-Cultural Diversity

A single day feels like a week at the moment. Only two days ago I was London to head over to Dublin, then south to stay with a friend. On my ride to the airport I was smitten with a hound woman standing near me on the tube. She was so punk, and everything that my friends and I aspired to when we were coming of age. Her authenticity of being was what caught me…as usual I was looking for something begin the eyes, behind the clothing. I didn’t want to bother her…but when I saw her on the way to my gate, I though it was worth a go to ask her for a couple shots. The lighting was a bit rough, and I found myself asking the internal questions of how to make the best of the situation photographically.
I wish that I had more control over the exterior elements more often then not, but I am learning to work with it.

Authentic Adornment

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At my gate I looked up to see this message on a gentleman’s arm. Before leaving Marin for this great journey around the world, someone wrote the same message on my driveway and through out the neighborhood. How very cool is that? It is what the world needs now…

Everyday Attempt

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Camden Town UK- Culture Clash

No trip to London would be complete without a bit of shopping and walking through this notorious spot. I had a great deal of fun reliving my own years of fashion bad assery. As hard as I find it to believe I once had blue hair, huge rave pants, black make up and of course piercings. Though I might not rock the style these days I have a great deal of appreciation for it….so I had a great of fun photographing the locals and tourists hitting the area.

Hardcore

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Fun
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Lavender

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Polka dots

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Victorian revival

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Trunks of glory
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Language appropriate

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Frankfurt Airport-London Calling

Sadly I left Russia for London today. But I was on a quick layover at the Frankfurt Airport in Germany when I spotted the ultimate punk rock experience. A kind British woman was wearing bad ass platform boots. Had a bit of a chat with her and found out she bought them while visiting Germany. She explained that she was wearing them because she couldn’t fit them in her luggage to take home to England. Good on you my dear for representing.

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