With photography it’s so easy to miss that great shot on your doorstep. Commonly, you visit the same places time and again but sometimes never really see them. Welcome, this week, to Selfridges, in Birmingham’s Bullring.
Opened in 2003, Selfridges quickly became known as one of the most iconic and striking buildings in the city, it’s also one of the most photographed. This was one of the reasons I’d never personally got around to taking any photos. It almost seemed too common.
Just because you’ve seen countless photos of a subject, there’s nothing stopping you taking your own. You make it personal; it’s not about what others have produced, but what you capture at that moment. Even if a subject has been photographed thousands of times before, it all comes down to what you feel.
So wherever you are, whatever you walk or drive past. Don’t forget to really look.
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