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Marc Davenant, documentary photographer, writer, traveller, raconteur, citizen of the world, creator of the #GalleryofthePeople. All photos are copyright obvs.

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East Newgate, Arbroath, 2018. https://t.co/7oC2kLAnMs
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Children are changing the world throw their photos 1 Photo by Reşit he is 12 years old 2 Photo by Esra she is 12… https://t.co/Le0rr0taGT
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @crownquadstudio @9jaceleb_ @Therealtoluwani I’m afraid it’s a hoax with no scientific basis. Best to delete.Princess Elizabeth in 1951 by Yousuf Karsh, the master of portrait photography in the 20th century. https://t.co/FeMzm38xQZ
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SirWilliamD https://t.co/UA78nrVuiC
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @keithwoolcock Definitely the master.Dungeness Desert Landscapes 1 https://t.co/u069yb3zq9
Retweeted by Davenant 📸The whole Covid-19 crisis is unbelievably horrible but I like to think it also presents an opportunity to build a b… https://t.co/pva0LK2SMN
Retweeted by Davenant 📸We've never done this before and everyone is learning. People are doing the right things but they are also making m… https://t.co/r1ShK90QIO
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Humphrey Bogart in 1946 by Yousuf Karsh. He was a remarkable portrait photographer who had an uncanny ability to am… https://t.co/0pncOGZK5u
Retweeted by Davenant 📸When kids ruled the streets. . Blackburn, England 1976. Photo Ian Berry. https://t.co/qLGoVapDZ3
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @YourWullie 👍Princess Elizabeth in 1951 by Yousuf Karsh, the master of portrait photography in the 20th century. https://t.co/FeMzm38xQZ @YourWullie Well done! @SirWilliamD @YourWullie Both photos excellent. Unintentionally illustrating police cuts
Retweeted by Davenant 📸With freelance work having now dried up completely I’m doing a sale of signed prints. They are all done on Distinct… https://t.co/48c432Frvq
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @PaulHenni @ursulakleguin Fame at last!A couple of prints from today ready to be sent out tomorrow. Thanks to everyone who has ordered so far.… https://t.co/VYqcqMMDwOThis is a really great thread from our friends @TrussellTrust. Answers to common questions that many of us have at… https://t.co/MRB1At0NZ9
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Me too! https://t.co/OXOd0Tx8tU
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @GeorgeCredland @wikivictorian Hideous 😀The first female gardeners employed at London's Kew Gardens, 1896. https://t.co/wUR7y2ojQs
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Even you https://t.co/VOD3CVnRzI
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SirWilliamD There's a wonderful tangled look about that. Chaotic, but in the name of one cause. Also, the fellow with the beard ...
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @Christopher_R He makes the photo I thinkI’m not sure if this devout Catholic is the best possible advertisement for his faith. https://t.co/mps34E09ZR
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SomeAreDead I haven’t I normally push it to 800 or 1600. Great film.Extraordinary https://t.co/oeaXOkttA8
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SomeAreDead If TTL that’s fine. Handheld I always set to half. Habitual. @neskatxa @romanyboatman @MattHancock The research is clear on the mode of transmission - directly via droplets or… https://t.co/QvDMNcOKzY @cabseesandsays @MattHancock The spread is inevitable without a vaccine. If they lock it down completely many will… https://t.co/1VYxqX60DKStay inside, they said. Play games, they said. Read books, they said. Now there's a constant knocking on our wal… https://t.co/Y0dVLkSXGZ
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @neskatxa @romanyboatman @MattHancock The mode of transmission is pretty well understood and the main risk is close… https://t.co/TrGyaZwj0wI don’t normally do group photos of protests but this one from the Extinction Rebellion occupation of Waterloo Brid… https://t.co/rOzzUkWivK
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Choose your fighter https://t.co/l4i3FWP0Fl
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Pontefract, horse vaults https://t.co/nn4vK0zxjT
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SirWilliamD What I feel from this photo is love. Everyone seems so comfortable in their sorroundings. I see a protest but no anger.
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @smokie87787574 It was a wonderful atmosphere @SomeAreDead Light meter was set at half box speed as normal. It’s a great film. @nettlejelly @MattHancock I photograph people in poor quality housing in London for the Outsiders project and the i… https://t.co/eMstOXpU8a @ChildrenOfFire @MattHancock Yes it is a terrible idea. I have complied religiously with social distancing rules bu… https://t.co/Re2QDFGTQ0Don’t punish the majority for the actions of a minority of selfish people @MattHancock or public sympathy will evap… https://t.co/ZEKqNxSG4V @SirWilliamD The wizard with the eyes makes it, for me
Retweeted by Davenant 📸I’m sorry this is naughty, but it is the first time I’ve laughed so hard in weeks 😂😂😂 https://t.co/7J8Rs5MhR1
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SirWilliamD It resonates with me, too. I'm seeing something akin to Frith's Derby Day - reinforced by the stately… https://t.co/dxOWsl0yMp
Retweeted by Davenant 📸And did those feet In virus times Walk the proper length apart And did those hands On Thursday nights Clap the ones… https://t.co/M6rXiSYu0X
Retweeted by Davenant 📸I don’t normally do group photos of protests but this one from the Extinction Rebellion occupation of Waterloo Brid… https://t.co/rOzzUkWivKA photo I took of Barry Silkman with Billy Connolly and George Best on a night out. I think it was at Sandpipers on… https://t.co/V1us5UYzYK
Retweeted by Davenant 📸"London feels like an abandoned film set..." BBC News - Coronavirus: Sophie Raworth's deserted London https://t.co/7SwZ1ZqpCZ
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @FreydisUlfsdotr @gkt_wales I bet he has a warehouse somewhere full of it.Oxford Circus. #streetphotography #IlfordHP5 https://t.co/sZE7ZgBYRjIt’s no wonder the springs went on that chair https://t.co/GaVlWpipvj
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Alexa. Show me the least surprising coronavirus headline ever. https://t.co/beUlVJLuZj
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Early stroll. Liquid birdsong splashes around. I flick an apple pip into the long grass; one day I will make a crum… https://t.co/7gq8AyN5gg
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Couldn't be bothered going out for a walk today - just one of those days ! So a few more of my Glasgow 1978/8 re-sc… https://t.co/KK51bxEbht
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @ElCheeseball @YourWullie No McCullin very rarely used colour. @gkt_wales He probably owns shares in the drug company.Goalie, Street Football, Brindley Road, 1956 by Roger Mayne. https://t.co/e4tMIxDw3S
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I was supposed to be starting the street homelessness phase of the Outsiders project this month with two weeks of p… https://t.co/xjXBVMzcpq
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @gkt_wales Some early indications it may be but nothing definitive yet see Gautret, P. et al., 2020. Hydroxychloroq… https://t.co/MDXklKU1h4A limerick can’t be too subtle Or deliver a thought-out rebuttal Its purpose is clear To bring some good cheer It’s… https://t.co/iakNgNaFs1
Retweeted by Davenant 📸When kids ruled the streets. . Gorbals, Glasgow, 1964. Photo Morton Gillespie https://t.co/q6TQ5IqlmD
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Goalie, Street Football, Brindley Road, 1956 by Roger Mayne. https://t.co/e4tMIxDw3SHong Kong as it was by master photographer Fan Ho. His was not street photography in its purest form as, just like… https://t.co/UAlSxRbaVN
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SirWilliamD Went for a bike ride this morning, it was noticeable how few vehicles there were on the road. However… https://t.co/l6o8JmNwhi
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Homeless Man, Spitalfields, 1969 by Don McCullin. “I held his gaze and looked into the bluest eyes I had ever seen… https://t.co/rL6pc3Je5J
Retweeted by Davenant 📸The whole Covid-19 crisis is unbelievably horrible but I like to think it also presents an opportunity to build a b… https://t.co/pva0LK2SMN @architectming @alanrew Exactly right @stephanierieger I’ll pick it up as soon as it is safe. Glad you like the photo. @alanrew @DavidJazay Yes he’s softened over the years. I remember him saying back in the day that he felt like a pr… https://t.co/k0rbrhho9p @SaffronKim That would be great @SirWilliamD In the late 70s/early 80s I worked in the Thames North local benefits office in Aldgate East. It dealt… https://t.co/EmlVNxLIeM
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @SaltGeorge I’m in touch with some but the street homeless are scattered and I have no way of contacting them unfor… https://t.co/QoPMj9waNp @Aceditor Yes a great photo @SaffronKim McCullin certainly didn’t - found him lying in the ashes of a fire hence the face. I wish we knew his story. @DavidJazay I suspect he woke him up and then took the photo. By all accounts the man was lying in the ashes of a f… https://t.co/e8NlfYOPqc @SaffronKim I’m always torn on this one. It is a stunning photo but we don’t even know who he was.I was supposed to be starting the street homelessness phase of the Outsiders project this month with two weeks of p… https://t.co/xjXBVMzcpq @SirWilliamD Present for a friend ... Sir Don taking his pic ... https://t.co/vse3WKbIMr
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @NickTurpin Photograph I would say but a good question.Homeless Man, Spitalfields, 1969 by Don McCullin. “I held his gaze and looked into the bluest eyes I had ever seen… https://t.co/rL6pc3Je5JTwo lone protesters facing the police, Cuban missile crisis, Whitehall, London in 1962 by Don McCullin and Waterloo… https://t.co/vL5uNTIlES
Retweeted by Davenant 📸A Young Girl Taking the Family Laundry, Bradford, 1970 by Don McCullin. https://t.co/u6hzodAXWu
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Child with cat, Hessel Street, East End, London in 1962 by Don McCullin. I love this photo. https://t.co/95VC5bwXKa
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @alanrew Yes I really like it. I think he added the shadow in the darkroom but don’t care. @_johng_ Me too.Hong Kong as it was by master photographer Fan Ho. His was not street photography in its purest form as, just like… https://t.co/UAlSxRbaVN @edcentrallib @OrkneyLibrary @ShetlandLibrary @natlibscot @EdinCulture @PaulHenni @LynnHenni @edinburghcastlehttps://t.co/RiOUdRvk7C
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @sisyphus42 It is from the 1790 map by William Faden showing 25 miles around London. @SirWilliamD When my family and I last went to England we applied for an early morning slot, just after sunrise, to… https://t.co/4RYeW1FxCC
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Good news from the @WWF’s Black Rhino Project (BRREP): the policy of creating reserves for critically endangered bl… https://t.co/zMAuqj9aWt
Retweeted by Davenant 📸When I was in pupillage at @DoughtyStPublic and had no money, Keir Starmer gave me some suits, offered to give me m… https://t.co/LhOc9BcGB4
Retweeted by Davenant 📸Self isolation, a lonely man in the dawn mist on Hampstead Heath. #streetphotography https://t.co/SWWJy0sIrT
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @StewBaby You have to break the rules to get a good photo of it. @jcb17251973 @Tony_Robinson @Keir_Starmer Electable.Whether you get it delivered to your door, pick it up from @Sainsburys @YourMcColls, or download it digitally, ther… https://t.co/mmugzl5yII
Retweeted by Davenant 📸 @henotweet Smug?I just rejoined the Labour Party. So sad about the wasted opportunities and the moral disgrace of the last five yea… https://t.co/NmL0QIudy5
Retweeted by Davenant 📸This gives me a strange feeling of hope which has been decidedly absent since 2015. https://t.co/pdnpLoFxXj
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