Street and Travel Photography

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I came across a really interesting YouTube video from The Raw Society on Street and Travel photography. Some of its is as you might expect – basic compositional ideas, how to behave on the street and so on. But I found the totality an interesting watch with some excellent photography and thoughtful comments. Right at the end is a useful …

Body of Work

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I am planning a workshop series on creating ‘A Body of Work’ for a local group. In a way, this is my reaction against the over-focus on single images that we see in so many photographic arenas, and especially competitions at all kinds of level, from local Camera Clubs to Pulitzer awards. That is not to say that stunning, individual …