Here’s the latest in my series of posts featuring Glastonbury shops and shopkeepers (see the bottom of the page for links to the others). These posts were great fun to put together. Not only did I actually get to chat to people for the first time in ages, but it also presented an excellent opportunity to photograph Glastonbury’s shopkeepers in situ, many of whom have spent lockdown renovating their shops ready for visitors. Visitors will be reassured to hear that there is a lovely atmosphere in town, social distancing measures are in place and Glastonbury’s shops, businesses and accommodation providers are looking forward to seeing you!
This post was published in July 2020 but is just as relevant now!
Venture Past the Post Office!
This little photographic tour starts at the very top of the High Street, there are loads of lovely shops, a cafe in a vintage shop hairdressers and other services up there. Often visitors to town miss them, the first four photos here are of just some of the shops you won’t find unless you venture past the Post Office!
If you enjoyed this post you’ll like these too! Normal In Glastonbury features photographs of shops and services that you’d find in any medium sized town, except that people in Glastonbury are so interesting that it ended up being fascinating and colourful regardless! Glastonbury begins to reopen after lockdown has more photos of our wonderful shops and shopkeepers.
Amateur Photographer Magazine interviewed me about my series of photos of Glastonbury Shopkeepers, so if you’d like to learn more about how I went about taking them please click on the article.
I have not asked for payment for this post from anyone featured, I’m just doing what I can to help welcome visitors back after a 3 month lockdown that has been extremely hard on our little town that has been welcoming pilgrims for hundreds of years. If you’ve found my posts useful, interesting, or just entertaining please see how to Support Me to carry on writing. I haven’t been asking Glastonbury businesses to commission a post because I know times are hard (especially for those not running mail order businesses) but if you want to reach forty thousand plus readers please get in touch!
I always get asked what camera I use for the blog: all these shots were taken on a Huawei Mate P20 Pro Phone which I picked up secondhand from a local photographer, I’m absolutely delighted with it – the wide angle lens on it is brilliant.
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