Week Twelve Reflections

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My practice has changed, and my understanding of photography has deepened. So, a good end to Informing Contexts. As this is also the end of the ‘taught modules’, before the Final Major Project, these reflections really refer to the past 15 months. The Cambodian project has been a constant thread throughout, and I have moved from decently-done documentary to more …

Old Dog, New Tricks

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I learnt photography shooting film, and quite often still use it today. I find it a restful, more mindful way of taking photographs. Years ago I had shot 120 film, in my simple Kodak, but I have never stepped towards Medium Format. Thanks to the MA (and especially Danny North), my interest in other formats has increased. Two weeks ago …