Pickering wartime and 1940’s weekend

Once again Pickering wartime and 1940’s weekend came to the Yorkshire town this weekend with re-enactors, enthusiasts and fans of all things 40’s getting involved and having a great time. I was down today shooting for Getty Images and arrived at the showground in Pickering at first light and spent a few hours there before heading into town to finish off the day. It was a good day of shooting and I met some great people…here’s a few of the pictures…

 

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Some of the pictures appeared soon after on The Guardian  website, the Daily Mail website and in today’s Observer…

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All images were taken on a Leica M9 with a Summicron 50mm f2 lens and a Fui X Pro 1 with a 18mm (28mm equivalent) f2 lens. Photographs were edited in Lightroom. No editing techniques were used that couldn’t be carried out in a traditional darkroom.

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War Weekend

The annual 1940’s and Wartime Weekend takes place in Pickering, England. The event features World War Two re-enactments, living history groups and enthusiasts dressed as British, German and Russian Troops, American GI’s as well as a host of other civilian characters from that time. Parades also take place through the Yorkshire town showing military and civilian vehicles from the 1940’s era.

 

 

Pickering 1940's War Weekend

 

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