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Last updated at 10:03 BST, Tuesday, 14 June 2011


Man pointing a camera

What is your favourite photograph?

Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation! What is your most treasured photograph and why?

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Join the conversation. What is your most treasured photograph and why? Use the form below.

The Express English team

One woman said "it's a picture of my grandmother... it's interesting to see how she was when she was around my age."

Another man said "it's one of me on a beach in the south of France... it brings back memories of the time; the light, the colour, the atmosphere."

Did you know?


The first permanent photograph was an image produced in 1826 by the French inventor Joseph Nicephore Niepce.

Language tip

Taking a snap means taking a quick, informal photograph, usually with an unsophisticated camera.

Cultural tip

In some cultures it is rude to photograph someone. Always check before you photograph someone you don't know.

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