My Fellowship Journey

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I have just been honoured to receive the Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society (FRPS) for my Unfinished Stories work in the Contemporary Photography category. This project is on the personal stories of friends who survived the Khmer Rouge Genocide. The first and last images of the panel are shown below. The full Fellowship Panel and Statement is here:  https://www.mickyatesphotography.com/Features/Fellowship-Panel/ Despite all …

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 …