Rephotography

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In preparation for the next Cambodia trip, taking Cemre’s advice, I’ll be looking at the implications of this project for our family. As noted elsewhere, our first visit to the country was 1994, when Dan was just one year old, Vicky 4, Michala 6 and Mandy was 12. We all visited Angkor Wat. But I visited Tuol Sleng and Choeung …

Communicating my Photographic Practice

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My best pictures tell an unfinished story, with a sense of place or personality – evoking questions of who, what, where, when. As Hiroji Kubota said, “I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody”. My photography is about trying to find this story, to illustrate that drama. Or more correctly, it’s about conveying a portion of the …