Camera Club Competition Curation

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I was asked if I would help curate  selection of images from our camera club to enter two major competitions next year. I do not normally enter competitions myself, as I don’t totally enjoy the process. Still, as I really enjoy the club, I had offered a few photos collective consideration. The two events are: Digitally Projected Image Competition (DPIC) is …

Vox Darkroom

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Which came first, the chicken or the egg? When Roger Fenton took the first war photographs during the Crimean War (1853-1856), did he fake the most famous image, In The Valley of The Shadow of Death? There are two images existing – one with cannonballs, and one without. Which came first? From Wikipedia: ‘Roger Fenton was sent to record the …