Fifty Years of Street Photography

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It is slightly ironic that when I started taking my photography almost as a full time job, about 6 / 7 years ago, I thought that the area that I was lacking was portrait work. And, by that, I meant candids, on the street. Mick Yates. Streets of Aswan. 1975. Yet, as I work my way through scanning my slides …

The Fujicast – Photographing Your Big Personal Project

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A few weeks ago Neale James interviewed me for ‘The Fujicast’, on ‘project work’, mainly about the Cambodia work for the MA. It’s just been released. My segment starts at 22 mins. We discuss some of my photographic history (and my Dad’s), how the Cambodia work evolved, followed by a few thoughts on street photography and other new projects.