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An unfortunately rather rare sight: all the Lib Dem posters being waved the right way up

It’s a diamond. With writing on. So it’s pretty obvious how it should be held up, right? Alas not to everyone… so full marks to Ed Davey’s campaign in Kingston for a full house of correct poster holding:

General Election 2015: Nick Clegg's campaign tour arrives in Kingston

Regular readers will also know how much I dislike the ‘lonely person in the distance, possibly pointing at something’ genre of political photographs, so here also are two nice examples from Nick Clegg’s visit to Kingston this morning that illustrate how crowds and being closer in makes for much better photos, even when shot quickly on a modest camera by a mediocre photographer (aka me):

General Election 2015: Nick Clegg's campaign tour reaches Kingston, with a speech to supporters

General Election 2015: Nick Clegg's campaign tour reaches Kingston, and a meeting with local parents

For more on how to take and use effective campaigning photos, see 101 Ways To Win An Election.

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