Week Five Reflections – Cambodia

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The focus of the week was Cambodia. I arrived on Wednesday, from London via Singapore. From our home to the hotel takes about 22 hours. This is the third visit of the year, and a critical one. I have given myself the first year of the MA to sort out feasibilities, as well as improve my photographic approach. The main purpose …

Discordia – Moises Saman

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Moises Saman is an American / Spanish photojournalist, and a member of Magnum. I just got a copy of his 2016 book, Discordia. It is perhaps the most beautiful and inspiring book that I have bought this year. Thank you to Paul Clements for pointing me towards the book. Saman’s book is an extended photo-easy, about the Arab Spring. It is a …