Artist’s Statements – Part Two

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I have written an earlier post on Artist’s Statements. I then posted links to this on Facebook, and asked for input, the ‘wisdom of the crowd. Several reactions were noted, from professional photographers and serious amateurs. Here is the thread: Deanne: Antony Gormley gives an official ‘reason’ for all of his art. I however suspect he just likes to have …

Ain’t no Shame in my Game

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I used to do a lot of street photography, although most recently I have been a little bored by it – in the sense that there is a lot of ‘opportunistic’ street photography being shared on social media, rather than images with some meaning. Those images can also sometimes veer into exploitation of the subject – one could include some …