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The nature and origin of human beings: Richard Dawkins and Rowan Williams

Joseph/ February 24, 2012/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

It has certainly been a week of discussions, although admittedly, in Oxford it always is. On Monday, Richard Dawkins spoke at the Oxford Town Hall about secularism in the UK. Thursday afternoon, on the other hand, saw a much anticipated debate between Richard Dawkins and Rowan Williams, chaired by Sir Anthony Kenny. The Sheldonian was packed, the physics department’s live

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Once upon an afternoon in Cornmarket Street…

Joseph/ February 20, 2012/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

So, this week I shall aim to upload a picture every day – all snapped in Oxford. Here goes the first one; I had not been up to any candid street photography in ages, so it felt good to give it a shot after so long. I hope you enjoy the picture. Have a good start to the week!

Stargazing Oxford

Joseph/ January 22, 2012/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

On Saturday, 21st January, Oxford Astrophysics held the event “Stargazing Oxford” as part of the BBC’s Stargazing LIVE string of events across the country. It was an occasion that brought together the whole of Astrophysics at Oxford (and many people from the Physics department at large) to bring astronomy to the general public. The hugely successful event saw about 1,200

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Joseph/ July 12, 2011/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

So, lately I have been doing more street photography. When I get some time these days, I head out for a walk in the city centre simply to take pictures of life as it unfolds. And when you stay in a corner for hours on end, silently observing people as they hustle and bustle through a busy street, you start

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“A man is what he thinks about all day long.”

Joseph/ July 6, 2011/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Whenever I point the lens at people lost in their own thoughts, I can’t help but agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson. I can see no more of the thoughts, as a photographer, than anyone else can. This is indeed one photographic subject that remains always hidden from the lens, no matter how powerful it is. Yet we can get a

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Of Oxford Dons

Joseph/ June 30, 2011/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Here is a snapshot of a very fleeting moment – a picture which will hopefully serve the purpose of showing you that scenes such as this one can indeed still be encountered in today’s modern world. It does not get much more Oxford than this.