Bending the Frame – Fred Ritchen

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Notes from Ritchin’s 2013 book: Chapter 1: The Useful Photograph Sets stage for profusion of images, loss of professional monopoly, power of tech and the web. Citizen journalists may be more real as they are ‘in it personally’. Quotes W. Eugene Smith (Intro to Minamata,1975): ‘This is not an objective book. The first word I would remove from the folklore …

Photography, Photographies

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This week’s task: Post a brief commentary below that identifies the inherent characteristics and contexts of the ‘photographic’ nature of your own practice. Specifically refer to at least one of this week’s case studies to critically contextualise your own work. For example: Demonstrate how your work emphasises the characteristics of a particular case study; Note how these case studies may not …