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Andy McCarthy UK ADMIN October 19, 2013

Group Description

A group for the city of Bristol in the west of England.

The focus of the group is on original photography with a Bristolian flavour.

Please post photos of subjects in Bristol and its immediate surroundings which are likely to be of local interest or relevance to Bristol Flickrrs. Just being taken in Bristol isn't enough; pictures of flowers, clouds, models, cats or other random stuff that could have been taken anywhere are not really what the group's about. Pictures taken elsewhere might be OK if they're of particular relevance to Bristol. Anything else may be removed at the discretion of the admins... but might find a happy home in Not Bristol.

Particularly welcome would be pictures smelling of wet rope and manacles, cigarettes and aeroplane oil, spray paint and plasticine, axle grease and burger vans, daisies and pissoirs.

Videos and illustrations are not banned but please keep the focus on photography.

There is a posting limit of five images per day to help keep the group pool interesting and varied. If you post more than one picture a day to the pool, please make sure that the pictures are substantially different to each other and not just minor variations on essentially the same picture. And please follow Flickr's rules regarding items for sale or the promotion of commercial services: a general link on your profile page is OK, but links in image descriptions, or URLs in watermarks, are a no-no and can lead to account deletion (see this post in the Help forum).

Your hosts: , and , all watched over by our dear founder Fintan.

A frequently asked question: Where in Bristol can I get my camera repaired / sensor cleaned? Threads here and here for repairs, here and here for cleaning.

Specialist Flickr Bristol groups

Local: The Saints (St Pauls, St Judes, St Agnes, St Werburghs, etc.), BS3 & 4 (Southville, Bedminster, Totterdown, Knowle, Brislington), Easton, St George, Redfield, BS6 (Redland, Cotham, Montpelier), BS7 (Bishopston, Horfield, Lockleaze), Clifton, BS9 (W-o-T, Henleaze, Stoke Bishop, Sea Mills), Avonmouth, Fishponds and neighbours, Kingswood, The Bristol Island (Spike Island, Redcliffe and St Phillips Marsh), Kingsdown, Hanham, Bradley Stoke, Longwell Green...

Very local: Suspension Bridge, Zoo, Arnos Vale, Flickralley, planetarium self-portraits, Stokes Croft, Purdown mast, M32, Troopers Hill, Frome Valley Walkway, Cabot Circus & Broadmead, the Deaner, the Mem, Clifton Rocks Railway, "Blu" hotel, Church Road, Harvey Nicks, Perrett's Park, SSGB, gorge & Downs, Barrow Gurney, Redcatch Park, Bedminster buildings ...

Themes: graf, noir, pubs, gigs, night, railway map, black building blocks, local(ish) history, allotments, Strobists, BBC My Bristol, public art, "the fun people", film photography, street names, numbers, strobism, ferries, mod scooters, Holga, bikes, more bikes, architecture, derelict Bristol, food, Bristol no longer, bollards, then and now, modelling, docks, clocks, bridges, blue plaques & signs, blue plaques...

Games: where in Bristol?, Bristol chain...

Institutions and events: University & PhotoSoc, UWE (1) & (2), Balloon Fiesta, Comic Convention, the Gas, City, Avon Fire & Rescue, St. Pauls Carnival, Banksy v Museum, PRSC, BFOP 2010, Upfest 2010 and 11, Flickr walks, King's Weston Action Group, Lord Mayor, Wow! Gorillas, M-shed, See No Evil, Open Doors, Reflex Camera Club, Migrant Rights Centre...

Neighbours: Bath (1) , (2), Uni, and pigs, Clevedon, South Glos, Severn Beach, Severn Bridges, river Severn, West Country, W-S-M (and Pier), Cardiff, Portishead, Pill, etc....

Connections: A38, GWR, GWML, Bristol & Bath Railway Path...

New World cousins: Tennessee/Virginia, Connecticut, Rhode Island ...

Feel free to plug your Bristol-related group in a discussion thread. If it takes off it'll get added here sooner or later.

Meets

The Flickr Bristol group meets once a month in a reasonably centrally located pub! Look out for a thread about it, and come along! Everyone's welcome. Don't forget to bring your camera(s)!

Upcoming dates for 2013 are:-

Wednesday 2nd 9th January
Thursday 7th February

Tuesday 5th March
Wednesday 3rd April
Thursday 2nd May
Thursday 6th June

Additional Info

  • Members can post 5 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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