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JJ Waller talks about Through The Lens Festival

After 11 years of being associated with St Leonards and Hastings, photographer JJ Waller is proud to finally be a part of the Coastal Currents festival this September. Erica Smith interviews him about his appearance at the inaugural Through The Lens Festival of Photography from 31 August to 8 September at St Mary in the Castle.

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New photography festival launches in Hastings

It is hard setting up a new project in Hastings because there is always so much going on; and a brand new photographic festival could have been labelled madness. There are a lot of good photographers in the area but photographers are notoriously lone wolves and do not like to be herded together. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went to talk to the Through the Lens Festival team, Jo Kilmartin and Kim Hall, to find out more.  

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JJ Waller reviews St Leonards Festival in pictures and words

Friend of HOT and photographer JJ Waller has been photographing St Leonards for over a decade. The photos here document his experience of the St Leonards Festival events – and the Jeremy Corbyn rally – last Saturday.

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Warm welcome for the Frost Fair

Christmas came early for St Leonards, in the form of the Frost Parade and Frost Fair on Saturday 28 November. As always on important occasions, HOT’s favourite photographer, JJ Waller, was there to cover the parade, market and general fun. Scroll down to see the day through JJ Waller’s eyes.

Scene from the Opera Garden Party © JJ Waller

Wanted: your take on St Leonards in a nutshell…

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Meet St Leonards twin: San Juan in Puerto Rico

Photographer and St Leonards’ fan, JJ Waller finds a psychogeographical twin town…

Posted 22:47 Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 In: 1067 & All That Tags: , , , , ,
Christmas 2009 © JJ Waller

The perfect Christmas 2014 gift for St Leonards lovers…

Brighton-based photographer JJ Waller first visited St Leonards in 2008, and fell under the spell of the area. Since then he’s made more than 60 visits with his camera, documenting the streets and the people of the town. HOT’s Erica Smith met up with him to find out what attracts him to S’Lens, as he affectionately calls our town.

Posted 14:40 Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 In: Photography Tags: , , ,
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St Leonards Festival and Big Day Out

Rather than trying to describe what a wonderful day this was, we are letting the pictures do the talking. Photographer JJ Waller has been photographing regularly in St Leonards on Sea since the summer of 2008 (but see also Chris Connelley’s first-timer thoughts).

Posted 09:35 Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 In: One Long Party Tags: , , , ,
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