Photographs and Words – immiscible?

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I do a lot of work combining photographs and words, as I discovered that a photograph can sometimes only contribute to the narrative, rather than completely communicate it. See Photographs with Text, and my work Unfinished Stories from Cambodia. Tony Cearns is a long-time photography acquaintance, and he writes a cool blog as Sideways Eye. He recently wrote a post …

Photobooks are Forever

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There is something about photobooks which is timeless. Exhibitions are fun, educational and inspirational. Social media can pique one’s interest. But a book is different. You can study, take your time, and go back to it over again. I am lucky to have a decent library of photobooks, and this includes a copy of the Edge of Madness: Sarajevo, a …