Chris Render – Glastonbury High Street Photographer

 Blog post, August 29 2012

The other day I went into ‘La Terre’ café for a cup of tea, and found an exhibition of photographs on the wall – photographs of High Street shops from the 1990s. I looked again, and there was my old shop at No 5 High Street.

The pictures had been taken by Chris Render, who sadly died two years ago. (It was his daughter – working as a waitress in the café – who had put the exhibition together as a memorial). He used to run a small ‘new age’ type publishing company, Green Magic. I had no idea that he was also into photography, nor that the picture of my shop existed.

I was very pleased to find it, and here it is – Unique Publications, circa 1995: