Traces

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I am considering ways to use post-processing in the representation of traces, as part of the Cambodia project. The intent is to heighten emotional engagement with the image, whilst staying true to the project’s documentary intent. I am perhaps also influenced by my re-discovery of the impact of Kandinsky on my painting. The header is a ‘faithful’ reproduction of the …

Communicating my Photographic Practice

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My best pictures tell an unfinished story, with a sense of place or personality – evoking questions of who, what, where, when. As Hiroji Kubota said, “I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody”. My photography is about trying to find this story, to illustrate that drama. Or more correctly, it’s about conveying a portion of the …