The Embankment – Wellingborough

It’s a long story but I have been looking for this photograph for some time. Eventually a copy was found in plain sight on my mother’s sideboard!

It was taken by me on a cold spring morning, about 1970, with a Kodak “Instamatic” camera. The trees in the picture are nicely reflected in the River Nene. The trees have now gone. It is a place a large community of swans inhabit.

As one of my first photos shows, a good picture is about the light, the subject, the composition and most of all, having your camera with you!
These days, nearly everyone has a camera on their mobile phones, so there’s no excuses.

Here it is: