Colour, Black & White or Infrared

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On this last Cambodia trip, I was experimenting with infrared, being intrigued with its ‘ghost like’ properties. I shared a few quick images at the webinar with Michelle whilst I was travelling. The question came up – how do the results compare with regular black and white (and even colour). Landscapes are not per se the subject of my work, …

Reflections on my Photographic Practice

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Robert Frank said, “Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”. I provided  a reasonably thorough review of my photography in my last Oral Presentation, which started with this quote from Frank. I see my work as engaged documentary, and I have been influenced by photographers such as Frank and W. Eugene Smith for some time. More …