Notre Dame Fire

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Most of us will have got the news about the terrible fire via video. On Twitter, my usual source for breaking news, citizen journalist pictures were largely streaming video. The TV news coverage then seemed to stream continous live images of the same scenes, with talking head voice overs. What is interesting, however, this morning, is now most outlets are …

Week Eleven Reflections – Pictures at an Exhibition

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The past couple of weeks have been full of gallery visits – Don McCullin, Vincent Van Gogh and Diane Arbus. Dave Heath was at the Photographer’s Gallery – as were the Deutsche Börse Prize shortlist –  Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer, Laia Abril and Mark Ruwedel. And I finishing off the week with our very own Ant Prothero. I have already written about …