American in Exeter (1992)

There is undoubtedly a story behind these images but I confess I have forgotten it. If I ever knew it. I remember this girl was an American student at Exeter University probably 1992, possibly a year earlier or a year later. I remember her as quiet, poetic, thoughtful but with an acidic humour, that dry wit that American confuses the rest of the world with. I don’t remember her name and I didn’t write it down on the negative sleeves. I will have known it once and that is lost along with the story. I remember that there was conversation about being topless. She had beautiful breasts, gorgeous hair and a smile that betrayed that dry wit. Noblesse Oblige that I don’t share the topless images but they were clearly portraits above all else. We went up to the all-weather hockey pitch on campus to have a uniform background and used the diffused sunlight of the sun. A simple setting. Beautiful portraits.

 

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2 thoughts on “American in Exeter (1992)

  1. I hope she doesn’t mind you publishing these ‘old’ images! We do strange things when we are students but not sure we want to be remind of them 20 years later!

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    1. Thanks for the comment Bob. I certainly hope she doesn’t object and hope she actually loves seeing them again and will get in touch. But seriously I did select the images that did not show nudity precisely because I didn’t ever reach even a verbal understanding that the images might be seen. It was pre-Web effectively!

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