S&S Week One Reflections

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I consider my photography is about storytelling (when I get things right, that is). And I call this ‘Unfinished Stories‘, because the best that any photograph can do is to show a fragment of what is going on, freezing moments. The context of that moment help the understanding of the image. Bt there is always a ‘before’ and and ‘after’, …

It’s Not All About Genocide

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It has always been my intent to go back and re-imagine the journey that we took with Sarath, though I have, to now, seen that very much about telling ‘his side of the story’. That is still valid, though Cemre raised the equally valid point that, as a photographer, it needs to be shown through my vision. Cemre and others …