London to Brighton Train Journey: 1953 – 2013

“Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.”

Peter De Vries
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Sixty years ago, the BBC filmed a train journey from London to Brighton, squeezed into just four minutes.

Thirty years ago, they did it again.

Now in 2013 they brought it up to date, to see how much has changed – and how much is still the same.

Here are all three journeys side by side.

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How many photographers started by simply wanting to record, to say… this happened! I was there! And that time is no more…

Why is it important to us? It clearly is… so why do so many people take such mediocre pics?

Its almost a deliberate insult to our being, like not caring to wear clean clothes or learning how to spell. Especially today when we post them for the world to read (and assess!) us.

Posted by Stéphane

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