Ain’t no Shame in my Game

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I used to do a lot of street photography, although most recently I have been a little bored by it – in the sense that there is a lot of ‘opportunistic’ street photography being shared on social media, rather than images with some meaning. Those images can also sometimes veer into exploitation of the subject – one could include some …

Seven Day Challenge

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This week’s activity is from Michael Christopher Brown, an American photographer represented by Magnum Photos. He has gained an international reputation, especially for his documentation of the 2011 Libyan Civil War, which was published in a monograph titled Libyan Sugar, by Twin Palms Publishers in 2016. ‘For much of my career, photography was more of a way to make money …