Book Dummy

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Now that I have completed selection of images for the Work in Progress portfolio, and finished Landings, it seemed right to update the book dummy. I still very much am intrigued by the idea of mixing imagery, and using semi-transparent black and white traces images interleaved with the more poetic photographs from the ‘I missed my Mother‘ series. Some of …

Week Ten Reflections – Landscape, Context and WIP

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My reflections this week are about my photographic approach to ‘aftermath’. Christian Schwager, a Swiss photographer, made a series My Lovely Bosnia (2003 – 2005), around the still-present land mines in the landscape. Some of the images are specifically illustrating the landmines ‘in situ’, with demarcated areas for clearing. Others show the beautiful countryside. The overall effect is engaging, almost poetic, leading the viewer to consider the impact of …