Week Seventeen Reflections – Cromarty

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My main reflection this week is the importance of my cohort, Cromarty. Some of us have become very good friends, always supportive yet also quick to offer constructive critique and suggestions for improvement – occasionally rather bluntly put! I count Gem Toes-Crichton, Danny North, Alison Price, Ashley Rose and Gail Timms in particular as good friends and colleagues. It is a hugely …

Photography and War – Pippa Oldfield

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Reaktion books have an excellent series on photographic issues and theme, Exposures. A recent edition is by Pippa Oldfield, on Photography and War. The book is set out in themes: Dispatches from the Combat Zone (traditional, male oriented war reporting; Military Vision (the use of photography by Governments to wage war); Home Fronts (photographs documenting civil society at war); Secrets …